# Edward Witten, Ph.D.

## Affiliations: | Physics | Institute of Advanced Study |

##### Area:

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#### Parents

Sign in to add mentorDavid J. Gross | grad student | 1973-1976 | Princeton | |

(Some Problems in the Short Distance Analysis of Gauge Theories.) |

#### Children

Sign in to add traineeSteven Giddings | grad student | Princeton | |

Jonathan Anders Bagger | grad student | 1983 | Princeton (Astronomy Tree) |

Cumrun Vafa | grad student | 1985 | Princeton |

Xiao-Gang Wen | grad student | 1987 | Princeton |

Shamit Kachru | grad student | 1994 | Princeton |

Eva Silverstein | grad student | 1996 | Princeton |

Andrei Mikhailov | grad student | 2000 | Princeton |

Sergei G. Gukov | grad student | 2001 | Princeton |

Mukund Rangamani | grad student | 2002 | Princeton |

Tamar Friedmann | grad student | 2003 | Princeton |

Peter Svrcek | grad student | 2005 | Princeton |

Vasily Pestun | grad student | 2008 | Princeton |

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Berkovits N, Witten E. (2014) Supersymmetry breaking effects using the pure spinor formalism of the superstring Journal of High Energy Physics. 2014 |

Becker K, Robbins D, Witten E. (2014) The α′ expansion on a compact manifold of exceptional holonomy Journal of High Energy Physics. 2014 |

Qi XL, Witten E, Zhang SC. (2013) Axion topological field theory of topological superconductors Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 87 |

Gaiotto D, Witten E. (2012) Knot invariants from four-dimensional gauge theory Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics. 16: 935-1086 |

Nekrasov N, Witten E. (2010) The omega deformation, branes, integrability and Liouville theory Journal of High Energy Physics. 2010 |

Gaiotto D, Witten E. (2010) Janus configurations, Chern-Simons couplings, and the θ-angle in N = 4 super Yang-Mills theory Journal of High Energy Physics. 2010 |

Gaiotto D, Witten E. (2010) Janus configurations, Chern-Simons couplings, and the θ-angle in N = 4 super Yang-Mills theory Journal of High Energy Physics. 2010 |

Gukov S, Witten E. (2010) Rigid surface operators Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics. 14: 87-178 |

Gukov S, Witten E. (2010) Rigid surface operators Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics. 14: 87-178 |

Gaiotto D, Witten E. (2009) Supersymmetric boundary conditions in N = 4 super Yang-Mills theory Journal of Statistical Physics. 135: 789-855 |