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Jeremy Holt

Faculty: Assistant Professor


Jeremy Holt is a nuclear theorist interested in the physics of hot and dense matter, core-collapse supernovae, neutron stars, compact object mergers and their observable emissions. He received his PhD in physics from Stony Brook University in 2008 under the supervision of Gerald E. Brown. Before joining the Physics and Astronomy department at Texas A&M in 2016, he performed postdoctoral research at the Technical University of Munich and the University of Washington. Professor Holt studies the nuclear microphysics of high-energy astrophysical phenomena through the low-energy realization of quantum chromodynamics, chiral effective field theory.

Selected Publications

Yeunhwan Lim, Jeremy W. Holt, and Robert J. Stahulak. “Predicting the moment of inertia of pulsar J0737-3039A from Bayesian modeling of the nuclear equation of state.” Phys. Rev. C, 100(3), 035802, Sep 2019.

Y. Lim and J. W. Holt. “Bayesian modeling of the nuclear equation of state for neutron star tidal deformabilities and GW170817.” The European Physical Journal A, 55(11), Nov 2019.

T. R. Whitehead, Y. Lim, and J. W. Holt. “Proton elastic scattering on calcium isotopes from chiral nuclear optical potentials.” Phys. Rev. C, 100(1), 014601, Jul 2019.

Xingfu Du, Andrew W. Steiner, and Jeremy W. Holt. “Hot and dense homogeneous nucleonic matter constrained by observations, experiment, and theory.” Phys. Rev. C, 99(2), 025803, Feb 2019.

Jeremy W. Holt and Yeunhwan Lim. “Dense matter equation of state and neutron star properties from nuclear theory and experiment.” In XIAMEN-CUSTIPEN WORKSHOP ON THE EQUATION OF STATE OF DENSE NEUTRON-RICH MATTER IN THE ERA OF GRAVITATIONAL WAVE ASTRONOMY. AIP Publishing, 2019.

Jeremy W. Holt and Yeunhwan Lim. “Universal correlations in the nuclear symmetry energy, slope parameter, and curvature.” Physics Letters B, 784, 77--81, Sep 2018.

Yeunhwan Lim and Jeremy W. Holt. “Neutron Star Tidal Deformabilities Constrained by Nuclear Theory and Experiment.” Phys. Rev. Lett., 121(6), 062701, Aug 2018.

J. W. Holt and N. Kaiser. “Equation of state of nuclear and neutron matter at third-order in perturbation theory from chiral effective field theory.” Phys. Rev. C, 95(3), 034326, Mar 2017.

Yeunhwan Lim and Jeremy W. Holt. “Structure of neutron star crusts from new Skyrme effective interactions constrained by chiral effective field theory.” Phys. Rev. C, 95(6), 065805, Jun 2017.