Ingo Kirsch

[Ingo Kirsch] DESY Hamburg, Theory Group
Bldg. 2a/ Rm. 407
Notkestrasse 85
22607 Hamburg

Phone: +49-40-8998-3894
Fax: +49-40-8998-2777
Email: ingo.kirsch (at)
AdS/CFT duality

Research Interests

I'm interested in a duality between string and gauge theories known as AdS/CFT correspondence, both in its application to elementary particle physics, mostly QCD and Heavy-Ion Collisions, as well as its mathematical foundations.


     Papers from INSPIRE

Reviews and Talks

  • Coset approach to the Luttinger Liquid [PDF] (MPI Munich, Conf. Gauge/Gravity Duality 2013)
  • Anisotropic hydrodynamics, holography and the chiral magnetic effect [PDF] (BNL, Brookhaven, Workshop 2012)
  • Anomalous Parity Violation, Chiral Magnetic Effect and Holography [PDF] (DESY Theory Workshop 2011, plenary talk)
  • Higher n-point functions in AdS3/CFT2 [PDF] (London Triangle Seminar, King's College 2011)
  • Holography of non-equilibrium plasmas in external magnetic fields [PDF] (CERN, April 2011)
  • Mesons in Gauge/Gravity Duals - A Review [PDF]

Current Lecture



Former Students


Academic curriculum vitae

  • 2001-2004 Humbold University Berlin (PhD)
  • 2004-2006 Harvard University (Postdoc, 2 yrs)
  • 2006-2009 ETH Zurich (Postdoc, 3 yrs)
  • since 2009 DESY Hamburg (Junior Staff Position, 5 yrs)