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Farhad Adalan

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Birthplace : Tehran, Iran
Nationality : Iranian
Category : Science and Technology
Last modified : 2010-09-07

Farhad Ardalan born 1939, Tehran, Iran is an Iranian High Energy physicist. He is a professor at Sharif University and the Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics.

He is known for the proposal of the para-string theory, construction of modular invariant partition functions for WZNW models via the orbifold method, classification of 11-dimensional supergravity solutions with a quotient structure, and discovery of non-commutativity in D-branes of string theory.

He is also known for research work in superstring theory and Yang-Mills theory.

Farhad Ardalan and some other prominent Iranian physicists, e.g. Reza Mansouri , Mehdi Golshani have been among the main architects of theoretical physics in Iran.

His degree history is BA, Columbia College (1963), MA, Columbia University (1966), PhD, Pennsylvania State University (1970).


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