(photo: Marta Mayer, DESY)
lab. 2a
room 408a , phone: 2083
Alexander Westphal

 Theory Group
 Notkestraße 85
 D-22603 Hamburg, -Germany-

 Telephone: +49 40 8998 2083
 Fax: +49 40 8998 2777

 email: alexander.westphal(AT)

 Telephone (mobile): +49 176 24789833

Research Interests:
Inflation in String Theory / Strings & Cosmology
Extra Dimensions & orbifold GUTs

From inSPIRE

From Nature

DESY theory workshop seminar 'Particles, Strings and the Early Universe':
fall term 2010/2011

spring term 2011

fall term 2011/2012

spring term 2012

summer term 2011: Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology

SFB lectures: summer term 2011, slides: From Inflation to the Planck Scale

winter term 2012: Theoretical Cosmology

summer term 2014: Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology

SFB 676 "Particles, Strings, and the Early Universe":
Project C6 "Scalar fields in Cosmology: Inflation, Dark Matter, Dark Energy"

Curriculum Vitae:
pdf file ps file

some related links:

Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics

Gravitation, Quantum Mechanics and Extra-Dimensions GRANIT - GRAvitational Neutron Induced Transitions

a list of some big open questions in string/M-theory by Steven B. Giddings

and some introductory texts for the non-stringy world.

last updated: Aug 02, 2016