David Mattingly

Phone: (603) 862-2720
Office: Physics, Demeritt Hall, Durham, NH 03824
David Mattingly


  • Ph.D., Physics, University of Maryland
  • B.A., Dartmouth College

Courses Taught

  • PHYS 806: Intro to Physics Rsch&Teaching
  • PHYS 935: Statistical Physics
  • PHYS 939: Classical Mechanics
  • PHYS 942: Electromagnetic Theory II
  • PHYS 944: Quantum Mechanics II
  • PHYS 962: Adv. QM II
  • PHYS 999: Doctoral Research
  • TECH 400: Introduction to CEPS Programs

Selected Publications

Cheyne, J., & Mattingly, D. (2021). Energy-entropy relation for asymptotically Lifshitz spacetimes with
universal horizons. Phys. Rev. D, 103, 086012. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.103.086012

Mattingly, D., Roberson, M., & Basu, S. (2018). Algebra of Universal Horizon Preserving Diffeomorphisms. Retrieved from http://arxiv.org/abs/1810.10586v1

Mattingly, D. M., Sotiriou, T., Benkel, R., Louko, J., & Bhattacharyya, J. (n.d.). A dynamical obstruction to perpetual motion from Lorentz-violating black holes.

Cheyne, J., & Mattingly, D. (2017). Constructing entanglement wedges for Lifshitz spacetimes with Lifshitz
gravity. Phys. Rev. D, 97, 066024. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.97.066024

Mattingly, D. (2017). Quantum gravity: Searching in the dark. Nature Astronomy, 1(7), 0159. doi:10.1038/s41550-017-0159

Jacobson, T., Liberati, S., & Mattingly, D. (2006). Lorentz violation at high energy: Concepts, phenomena, and astrophysical constraints. Annals of Physics, 321(1), 150-196. doi:10.1016/j.aop.2005.06.004

Mattingly, D. (2005). Modern Tests of Lorentz Invariance.. Living Rev Relativ, 8(1), 5. doi:10.12942/lrr-2005-5

Jacobson, T., & Mattingly, D. (2004). Einstein-aether waves. Physical Review D, 70(2), 024003. doi:10.1103/physrevd.70.024003

Jacobson, T., Liberati, S., & Mattingly, D. (2003). A strong astrophysical constraint on the violation of special relativity by quantum gravity.. Nature, 424(6952), 1019-1021. doi:10.1038/nature01882

Jacobson, T., & Mattingly, D. (2001). Gravity with a dynamical preferred frame. Physical Review D, 64(2), 024028. doi:10.1103/physrevd.64.024028

Most Cited Publications