School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

Staff Profile

Dr Paul McFadden

Lecturer

Background

I am a Lecturer and STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow in the Cosmology & Quantum Gravity Group.

My research interests include:

  • Theoretical cosmology 
  • Holographic dualities 
  • Conformal field theory
  • General relativity

My publications can be found here




Publications

  • Bzowski A, McFadden P, Skenderis K. Conformal n-Point Functions in Momentum Space. Physical Review Letters 2020, 124(13), 131602.
  • Lipstein A, McFadden P. Double copy structure and the flat space limit of conformal correlators in even dimensions. Physical Review D 2020, 101, 125006.
  • Farrow J, Lipstein A, McFadden P. Double copy structure of CFT correlators. Journal of High Energy Physics 2019, 130.
  • Bzowski A, McFadden P, Skenderis K. Renormalised 3-point functions of stress tensors and conserved currents in CFT. Journal of High Energy Physics 2018, 11, 159.
  • Bzowski A, McFadden P, Skenderis K. Renormalised CFT 3-point functions of scalars, currents and stress tensors. Journal of High Energy Physics 2018, 11, 159.
  • Bzowski A, McFadden P, Skenderis K. Evaluation of conformal integrals. Journal of High Energy Physics 2016, 68.
  • Bzowski A, McFadden P, Skenderis K. Scalar 3-point functions in CFT: renormalisation, beta functions and anomalies. Journal of High Energy Physics 2016, 03, 066.
  • McFadden P. Soft limits in holographic cosmology. Journal of High Energy Physics 2015, 02, 53.
  • Bzowski A, McFadden P, Skenderis K. Implications of conformal invariance in momentum space. Journal of High Energy Physics 2014, 111.
  • Bzowski A, McFadden P, Skenderis K. Holography for inflation using conformal perturbation theory. JHEP 2013, 04, 047.
  • McFadden P. Holography for inflationary cosmology. In: Lecture Notes in Physics. Springer, 2013, pp.227-267.
  • Bzowski A, McFadden P, Skenderis K. Implications of conformal invariance in momentum space. JHEP 2013, 03, 111.
  • McFadden P. On the power spectrum of inflationary cosmologies dual to a deformed CFT. JHEP 2013, 10, 071.
  • Bzowski A, McFadden P, Skenderis K. Holographic predictions for cosmological 3-point functions. JHEP 2012, 03, 091.
  • McFadden P, Skenderis K. Observational signatures of holographic models of inflation. Proceedings of the Twelfth Marcel Grossmann Meeting 2012, 2315-2324.
  • Compere G, McFadden P, Skenderis K, Taylor M. The relativistic fluid dual to vacuum Einstein gravity. JHEP 2012, 03, 076.
  • Easther R, Flauger R, McFadden P, Skenderis K. Constraining holographic inflation with WMAP. JCAP 2011, 09, 030.
  • McFadden P, Skenderis K. Cosmological 3-point correlators from holography. JCAP 2011, 06, 030.
  • McFadden P, Skenderis K. Holographic non-Gaussianity. JCAP 2011, 05, 03.
  • Compere G, McFadden P, Skenderis K, Taylor M. The holographic fluid dual to vacuum Einstein gravity. JHEP 2011, 07, 050.
  • McFadden P, Skenderis K. Holography for cosmology. Physical Review D 2010, 81, 021301.
  • McFadden P, Skenderis K. The holographic universe. J.Phys.Conf.Ser 2010, 222, 012007.
  • Lehners JL, McFadden P, Turok N. Colliding branes in heterotic M-theory. Physical Review D 2007, 75, 103510.
  • Lehners JL, McFadden P, Turok N. Effective actions for heterotic M-theory. Physical Review D 2007, 76, 023501.
  • Lehners JL, McFadden P, Turok N, Steinhardt P. Generating ekpyrotic curvature perturbations before the big bang. Physical Review D 2007, 76, 103501.
  • McFadden P, Turok N, Steinhardt P. Solution of a braneworld big crunch / big bang cosmology. Physical Review D 2007, 76, 104038.
  • McFadden P, Turok N. Conformal symmetry of brane world effective actions. Physical Review D 2005, 71, 021901.
  • McFadden P, Turok N. Effective theory approach to brane world black holes. Physical Review D 2005, 71, 086004.
  • MacKay DJC, Mitchison G, McFadden P. Sparse-graph codes for quantum error correction. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 2004, 50(10), 2315-2330.