# Peter Woit

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American physicist

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## Peter Woit's Degrees

- PhD Particle Theory Princeton University

## Why Is Peter Woit Influential?

(Suggest an Edit or Addition)According to Wikipedia, Peter Woit is an American theoretical physicist. He is a senior lecturer in the Mathematics department at Columbia University. Woit, a critic of string theory, has published a book Not Even Wrong and writes a blog of the same name.

## Peter Woit's Published Works

### Published Works

- Not Even Wrong: The Failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law (2006) (197)
- Not even wrong : the failure of string theory and the continuing challenge to unify the laws of physics (2006) (117)
- Topological Charge in Lattice Gauge Theory (1983) (79)
- Quantum Theory, Groups and Representations (2017) (55)
- Not Even Wrong (2006) (47)
- An Introduction to the Standard Model (2017) (39)
- Quantum Theory, Groups and Representations: An Introduction (under construction) (2016) (36)
- Topology and Lattice Gauge Fields (1985) (35)
- Lattice θ vacua (1984) (30)
- String Theory: An Evaluation (2001) (18)
- Topological susceptibility in SU(2) lattice gauge theory (1986) (17)
- Topological susceptibility in SU(3) lattice gauge theory (1987) (12)
- Supersymmetric quantum mechanics, spinors and the standard model (1988) (8)
- Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory: A Sketch (2002) (7)
- SU(2) topological susceptibility at finite temperature (1986) (7)
- Topological Quantum Theories and Representation Theory (1990) (4)
- Euclidean Twistor Unification (2021) (3)
- Representations of the Lorentz Group (2019) (3)
- Is String Theory Even Wrong? (2002) (3)
- Euclidean Spinors and Twistor Unification (2021) (2)
- Towards a Grand Unified Theory of Mathematics and Physics (2015) (2)
- Can topology solve the UA(1) problem in the real world (1989) (2)
- String Theory and the Failure of Unification (2011) (1)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : The Heisenberg group and the Schrödinger Representation (2012) (1)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Representations of the Lorentz Group (2013) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians: The Harmonic Oscillator (2012) (0)
- Coherent States and the Propagator for the Harmonic Oscillator (2017) (0)
- Quadratic Polynomials and the Symplectic Group (2017) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Clifford Algebras and the Fermionic Oscillator (2013) (0)
- Anticommuting Variables and Pseudo-classical Mechanics (2017) (0)
- Position and the Free Particle (2017) (0)
- Lie Algebras and Lie Algebra Representations (2017) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Angular Momentum and Central Potentials (2012) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : The Spin 12 Particle in a Magnetic Field (2012) (0)
- The Harmonic Oscillator (2017) (0)
- The Poisson Bracket and Symplectic Geometry (2017) (0)
- Memorial for Robert Hermann (2021) (0)
- Is Space-time Really Doomed? (2022) (0)
- Symmetries and Non-relativistic Quantum Fields (2017) (0)
- Two-state Systems and SU(2) (2017) (0)
- Weyl and Clifford Algebras (2017) (0)
- Momentum and the Free Particle (2017) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Non-relativistic Quantum Field Theory (2013) (0)
- The Group U(1) and its Representations (2017) (0)
- Notes on BRST (2008) (0)
- The Metaplectic Representation and Annihilation and Creation Operators, arbitrary d (2017) (0)
- The Fermionic Oscillator (2017) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Energy , Momentum , and the Quantum Free Particle (2012) (0)
- Linear Algebra Review, Unitary and Orthogonal Groups (2017) (0)
- Are We There Yet?: The Search for a Theory of Everything (2018) (0)
- Fermionic Quantization and Spinors (2017) (0)
- The Klein–Gordon Equation and Scalar Quantum Fields (2017) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : The Poincaré Group and its Representations (2013) (0)
- Notes on the Twistor $\mathbf P^1$ (2022) (0)
- Quantization and Dirac Cohomology Under Construction (2020) (0)
- The Metaplectic Representation and Annihilation and Creation Operators, $$d=1$$ (2017) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Two-state systems and spin 1 / 2 (2012) (0)
- Representations of Semi-direct Products (2017) (0)
- Shelf life: Peter Woit (2006) (0)
- Search for the ‘perfect’ theory (2017) (0)
- Hyperfunctions and Imaginary Time Quantization Under Construction (2020) (0)
- The Poincaré Group and its Representations (2017) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Tensor Products , Entanglement , and Addition of Spin (2012) (0)
- Minkowski Space and the Lorentz Group (2017) (0)
- Grappling with Quantum Weirdness (2005) (0)
- Theorists Without a Theory (2017) (0)
- The Pauli Equation and the Dirac Operator (2017) (0)
- The Quantum Free Particle as a Representation of the Euclidean Group (2017) (0)
- The Dirac Equation and Spin $$\frac{1}{2}$$ Fields (2017) (0)
- U (1) Gauge Symmetry and Electromagnetic Fields (2017) (0)
- Hamiltonian Vector Fields and the Moment Map (2017) (0)
- Multiparticle Systems and Field Quantization (2017) (0)
- Lagrangian Methods and the Path Integral (2017) (0)
- Supersymmetry, Some Simple Examples (2017) (0)
- Clifford Algebras and Geometry (2017) (0)
- BRST and Dirac Cohomology Preliminary Draft Version (2009) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Semidirect Products and Their Representations (2013) (0)
- Quantization of Infinite dimensional Phase Spaces (2017) (0)
- A Summary: Parallels Between Bosonic and Fermionic Quantization (2017) (0)
- Fun with Fysiks (2011) (0)
- Note Even Wrong - Living With Infinities (2009) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Anti-commuting Variables and Pseudo-classical Mechanics (2013) (0)
- Semi-direct Products (2017) (0)
- Representations of SU(2) and SO(3) (2017) (0)
- Protests, Petitions and Publishing: Widening Access to Research in 2012 (2012) (0)
- Symmetries and Relativistic Scalar Quantum Fields (2017) (0)
- Quantization of the Electromagnetic Field: the Photon (2017) (0)
- Tensor Products, Entanglement, and Addition of Spin (2017) (0)
- The Heisenberg group and the Schrödinger Representation (2017) (0)
- Central Potentials and the Hydrogen Atom (2017) (0)
- Twistor Geometry and the Standard Model in Euclidean Space Draft version (2020) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : The Rotation and Spin Groups in 3 and 4 Dimensions (2012) (0)
- Multiparticle Systems: Momentum Space Description (2017) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Weyl and (2013) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Lie Algebras and Lie Algebra Representations (2012) (0)
- Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians : Clifford Algebras and Geometry (2013) (0)
- Rotations and the Spin \(\frac{1}{2}\) Particle in a Magnetic Field (2017) (0)
- The Rotation and Spin Groups in Three and Four Dimensions (2017) (0)
- Complex Structures and Quantization (2017) (0)
- Fourier Analysis and the Free Particle (2017) (0)

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