Sebastian Murk

Office: Lab 4, E25f
Email: sebastian.murk[at]oist.jp

Ph.D. Theoretical Physics (2022)

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

M.Sc. Physics (2017)

Lund University, Sweden
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany*

B.Sc. Physics (2016)

University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, Canada
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany*

*Degree awarding institution

Research interests: black holes, quantum gravity, semiclassical gravity, modified gravity, quantum information theory.

Latest preprint 

S. Murk, "Nomen non est omen: why it is too soon to identify ultra-compact objects as black holes" [arXiv:2210.03750].

Selected publications

 
Articles

R. B. Mann, S. Murk, and D. R. Terno, "Surface gravity and the information loss problem", Phys. Rev. D 105, 124032 (2022) [arXiv:2109.13939].
S. Murk, "Physical black holes in fourth-order gravity", Phys. Rev. D 105, 044051 (2022) [arXiv:2110.14973].
S. Murk and D. R. Terno, "Spherically symmetric black holes in metric gravity", Phys. Rev. D 104, 064048 (2021) [arXiv:2012.11209].
S. Murk and D. R. Terno, "Universal properties of the near-horizon geometry", Phys. Rev. D 103, 064082 (2021) [arXiv:2010.03784].

Reviews

R. B. Mann, S. Murk, and D. R. Terno, "Black holes and their horizons in semiclassical and modified theories of gravity", Int. J. Mod. Phys. D 31, 2230015 (2022) [arXiv:2112.06515].

List of publications: inspirehep.net/author/profile/S.Murk.1

 

Awards

Australian Institute of Physics Postgraduate Excellence in Physics Award (2020)
Future STEM Leaders Transformation Award (2018)

Sydney Quantum Academy Scholarship (2020-2022)
International Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (2018-2022)
European Union Erasmus+ Scholarship (2016-2017)