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Richard Woodard

Richard Woodard


PhD Harvard University (1984)

Institute for Fundamental Theory


Office: 2065 NPB

Research Group

High Energy Physics/Institute for Fundamental Theory

Research Interests

Research interests includes particle physics, inflationary cosmology and quantum gravity.

Selected Publications

“Explaining Large Inflationary Logarithms from Loops of Inflationary Gravitons,” D. Glavan, S. P. Miao, T. Prokopec and R. P. Woodard, UF preprint UFIFT-QG-23-08, accepted for publication in the Journal of High Energy Physics, arXiv:2307.09386.

“Large Inflationary Logarithms in a Nontrivial Nonlinear Sigma Model,” C. Litos, R. P. Woodard and B. Yesilyurt, UF preprint UFIFT-QG-23-07, accepted for publication in Physical Review D, arXiv:2306.15486.

“Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bath Water,” R. P. Woodard, UF preprint UFIFT-QG-23-06, submitted for publication in the European Physical Journal Plus, arXiv:2306.09596.

“Remembrance of Things Past,” R. P. Woodard and B. Yesilyurt, JHEP 08 (2023) 124, arXiv:2305.17641.

“Big Steve and the State of the Universe,” R. P. Woodard, Symmetry 2023, 15(4), arXiv:2303.05111.

“Unfinished Business in A Nonlinear Sigma Model on de Sitter Background,” R. P. Woodard and B. Yesilyurt, JHEP 06 (2023) 206, arXiv:2302.11528.

“Coincident Massless, Minimally Coupled Scalar Correlators on General Cosmological Backgrounds,” E. Kasdagli, M. Ulloa and R. P. Woodard, Phys. Rev. D107 (2023) 105023, arXiv:2302.04808.

“Perturbative Quantum Gravity Induced Scalar Coupling to Electromagnetism,” S. Katuwal and R. P. Woodard, Phys. Lett. B842 (2023) 137966, arXiv:2301.12611.