Jennifer Rittenhouse West

Physics Ph.D. candidate at the University of California, Irvine.  Member of the theoretical particle physics research group at UCI.

Chandra X-ray Telescope image of the Carina Nebula, Milky Way galaxy

Current research topics of interest:  the Standard Model, quantum field theory, quantum gravity, general relativity, string theory/M-theory, quantum geometry. My publications may be found on INSPIRE.

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Contact information:  west@uci.edu

Cambridge, Massachusetts 2007

“Irises” detail, Vincent van Gogh 1889, Getty Museum

Previous research topics:  High energy astrophysics at UCSB and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.  Main collaborators in Barcelona, a study of the gamma-ray binary LSI +60 303, searching for jet structure in a microquasar.