Paul Davies

Regents Professor

  • 5125 Citations
  • 37 h-Index
1969 …2023
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Research Output 1969 2018

1982
7 Citations (Scopus)

Spontaneously generated gravity and the second law of thermodynamics

Davies, P., Mar 25 1982, In : Physics Letters B. 110, 2, p. 111-113 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

broken symmetry
gravitation
thermodynamics
stress tensors
proposals

Testing the theory

Davies, P., 1982, In : Contemporary Physics. 23, 4, p. 402-403 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1981
13 Citations (Scopus)

Gauge theories, black hole evaporation and cosmic censorship

Davies, P., May 28 1981, In : Physics Letters B. 101, 6, p. 399-400 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gauge theory
antigravity
evaporation
gravitational constant
temperature

Grand bang

Davies, P., 1981, In : Nature. 291, 5813, p. 280-281 2 p.

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More pie in the sky

Davies, P., 1981, In : Nature. 290, 5808, p. 656 1 p.

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Protean Particles: The new neutrino and its mysteries

Davies, P., 1981, In : The Sciences. 21, 3, p. 6-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Quantum vacuum energy and the masslessness of the photon

Davies, P. & Unwin, S. D., Jan 15 1981, In : Physics Letters B. 98, 4, p. 274-276 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cosmology
conduction
vacuum
photons
energy
2 Citations (Scopus)

The ultimate computer

Davies, P., 1981, In : Nature. 292, 5819, p. 112 1 p.

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1980

Antimatter

Davies, P., 1980, In : The Sciences. 20, 4, p. 10-13 4 p.

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56 Citations (Scopus)

Conformal-symmetry breaking and cosmological particle creation in 4 theory

Birrell, N. D. & Davies, P., 1980, In : Physical Review D. 22, 2, p. 322-329 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stress tensors
broken symmetry
anomalies
40 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of field interactions upon particle creation in Robertson-Walker universes

Birrell, N. D., Davies, P. & Ford, L. H., 1980, In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General. 13, 3, p. 961-968 8 p., 028.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Particle interactions
particle interactions
universe
Bounce
Interaction

Life as we know it: Does anyone else?

Davies, P., 1980, In : Nature. 288, 5786, p. 34 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Citations (Scopus)

Massive particle production in anisotropic space-times

Birrell, N. D. & Davies, P., 1980, In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General. 13, 6, p. 2109-2120 12 p., 032.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conformal Invariance
Perturbation Expansion
Quantum Effects
particle production
Invariance
1979

Einstein's Legacy: His influence is still felt

Davies, P., 1979, In : The Sciences. 19, 3, p. 25-28 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foundations of relativity

Davies, P., 1979, In : Nature. 278, 5701, p. 288 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Perturbation technique for quantum fields in curved space

Davies, P. & Unruh, W. G., 1979, In : Physical Review D. 20, 2, p. 388-395 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

scalars
perturbation
stress tensors
perturbation theory
curvature

Theoretical astrophysics

Davies, P., 1979, In : Nature. 278, 5705, p. 674 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

What Is Time?

Davies, P., 1979, In : The Sciences. 19, 9, p. 18-23 6 p.

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1978
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cosmic heresy?

Davies, P., 1978, In : Nature. 273, 5661, p. 336-337 2 p.

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Electric universe

Davies, P., 1978, In : Nature. 273, 5660, p. 268-269 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
Bosons
Fermions
Stress Tensor
Spinor
stress tensors

Gravity's Rainbow

Davies, P., 1978, In : The Sciences. 18, 1, p. 18-22 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Massless Thirring model in curved space: Thermal states and conformal anomaly

Birrell, N. D. & Davies, P., 1978, In : Physical Review D. 18, 12, p. 4408-4421 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fermions
stress tensors
anomalies
radiation
Minkowski space
54 Citations (Scopus)

Non-conformal renormalised stress tensors in Robertson-Walker space-times

Bunch, T. S. & Davies, P., 1978, In : Journal of Physics A: General Physics. 11, 7, p. 1315-1328 14 p., 018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stress Tensor
stress tensors
Tensors
Regularization
Space-time
36 Citations (Scopus)

On falling through a black hole into another universe

Birrell, N. D. & Davies, P., 1978, In : Nature. 272, 5648, p. 35-37 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

falling
universe
vacuum effects
electric charge
blue shift

Relativity made simple

Davies, P., 1978, In : Nature. 272, 5648, p. 109 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Smoothing primaeval chaos

Davies, P., 1978, In : Nature. 271, 5645, p. 506-507 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

201 Citations (Scopus)

Thermodynamics of black holes

Davies, P., 1978, In : Reports on Progress in Physics. 41, 8, p. 1313-1355 43 p., 004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermodynamics
Minkowski space
event horizon
thermal radiation
radiance

The Tailor‐Made Universe

Davies, P., 1978, In : The Sciences. 18, 5, p. 6-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1977
106 Citations (Scopus)

Energy-momentum tensor of a massless scalar quantum field in a Robertson-Walker universe

Davies, P., Fulling, S. A., Christensen, S. M. & Bunch, T. S., 1977, In : Annals of Physics. 109, 1, p. 108-142 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stress tensors
universe
kinetic energy
tensors
scalars
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimenting with controlled gravity

Davies, P., 1977, In : Nature. 268, 5619, p. 397-398 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

NEUTRINO STRESS TENSOR REGULARIZATION IN TWO-DIMENSIONAL SPACE-TIME.

Davies, P. & Unruh, W. G., Jan 1 1977, Proc R Soc London Ser A. 1685 ed. Vol. 356. p. 259-268 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Tensors
Thermodynamics

Primaeval heavy leptons

Davies, P., 1977, In : Nature. 269, 5629, p. 560-561 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

81 Citations (Scopus)

QUANTUM VACUUM ENERGY IN TWO DIMENSIONAL SPACE-TIMES.

Davies, P. & Fulling, S. A., Jan 1 1977, Proc R Soc London Ser A. 1676 ed. Vol. 354. p. 59-77 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Tensors
Vacuum
Momentum
Evaporation
Physics
52 Citations (Scopus)

Singularity avoidance and quantum conformal anomalies

Davies, P., Jun 20 1977, In : Physics Letters B. 68, 4, p. 402-404 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vacuum effects
avoidance
stress tensors
time measurement
anomalies

Some singular proposals

Davies, P., 1977, In : Nature. 266, 5597, p. 12-13 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Citations (Scopus)

STRESS TENSOR AND CONFORMAL ANOMALIES FOR MASSLESS FIELDS IN A ROBERTSON-WALKER UNIVERSE.

Bunch, T. S. & Davies, P., Jan 1 1977, Proc R Soc London Ser A. 1687 ed. Vol. 356. p. 569-574 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Tensors
Vacuum
3 Citations (Scopus)

STRESS TENSOR CALCULATIONS AND CONFORMAL ANOMALIES

Davies, P., 1977, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 302, 1, p. 166-185 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anomaly
251 Citations (Scopus)

THERMODYNAMIC THEORY OF BLACK HOLES.

Davies, P., Jan 1 1977, Proc R Soc London Ser A. 1975 ed. Vol. 353. p. 499-521 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Stability criteria
Thermodynamics

Uncensoring the Universe

Davies, P., 1977, In : The Sciences. 17, 2, p. 4-7 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1976

Ball lightning

Davies, P., 1976, In : Nature. 260, 5552, p. 573 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

240 Citations (Scopus)

Energy-momentum tensor near an evaporating black hole

Davies, P., Fulling, S. A. & Unruh, W. G., 1976, In : Physical Review D. 13, 10, p. 2720-2723 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

horizon
kinetic energy
tensors
gravitational collapse
two dimensional models

Exploding black holes

Davies, P., 1976, In : Nature. 261, 5558, p. 280 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New limits on variability of fundamental physical quantities

Davies, P., 1976, In : Nature. 263, 5574, p. 191-192 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

ON THE ORIGIN OF BLACK HOLE EVAPORATION RADIATION.

Davies, P., Oct 8 1976, Proc R Soc London Ser A. 1664 ed. Vol. 351. p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Tensors
Momentum
Evaporation
Radiation
Vacuum
8 Citations (Scopus)

Quantum field theory in curved space-time

Davies, P., 1976, In : Nature. 263, 5576, p. 377-380 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quantum theory
gravitation
particle production
evaporation
thermodynamics

Star-studded journey

Davies, P., 1976, In : Nature. 260, 5548, p. 203 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weak interactions in the big bang

Davies, P., 1976, In : Nature. 259, 5539, p. 157 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1975

A new theory of the universe

Davies, P., 1975, In : Nature. 255, 5505, p. 191-192 2 p.

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Is the universe running away with itself?

Davies, P., 1975, In : Nature. 257, 5526, p. 444 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle