Hajar Ebrahim Najafabadi

Assistant Professor of Physics

University of Tehran


    Students Supervised:

    • Master Students (Graduated):
      • Fereshteh Mohammadyari; Physics Department, University of Tehran; Graduated in Shahrivar 1396-September 2017
      • Shabnam Forootan; Physics Department, University of Tehran; Graduated in Azar 1395- November 2016
      • Alireza Karbakhsh Ravari; Physics Department, University of Tehran; Graduated in Khordad 1394- May 2015
      • Najme-Sabah Zahedi; Islamic Azad University, Central Tehran Unit; Graduated in Shahrivar 1393- September 2014


    • Current Master Students:
      • Shayan Javani; Physics Department, University of Tehran
      • Morteza Poorkazemi; Physics Department, University of Tehran
      • GolMohammad Nafisi; Physics Department, University of Tehran


    1. L. Shahkarami, H. Ebrahim, M. Ali-Akbari, F. Charmchi, “Far-From-Equilibrium Initial Conditions Probed bya Non-Local Observable”, Physics Letters B 773 (2017) 91, [arXiv:1702.08482[hep-th]]
    2. M. Aliakbari, F. Charmchi, H. Ebrahim, L. Shahkarami, “Various Time-Scales of Relaxation,”Phys. Rev. D 94, no. 4, 046008 (2016) [arXiv:1602.07903 [hep-th]].
    3. H. Ebrahim, M. Ali-Akbari, S. Heshmatian, “Thermal Quench at Finite t’Hooft Coupling”, Nucl. Phys. B 904, 527 (2016) [arXiv:1510.07974 [hep-th]].
    4. M. Aliakbari, F. Charmchi, A. Davody, H. Ebrahim, L. Shahkarami, “Evolution of Q \bar{Q} Potential in N=4 Super Yang-Mills Plasma,” Phys. Rev. D 93, 086005 (2016) [arXiv:1510.00212 [hep-th]].
    5. M. Aliakbari, F. Charmchi, A. Davody, H. Ebrahim, L. Shahkarami, “Time-dependent meson melting in an external magnetic field,” Phys. Rev. D 91, no. 10, 106008 (2015), [arXiv:1503.04439 [hep-th]].
    6. M. Ali-Akbari and H. Ebrahim, “Chiral Symmetry Breaking: To Probe Anisotropy and Magnetic Field in QGP,” Phys. Rev. D 89, 065029 (2014), [arXiv:1309.4715 [hep-th]].
    7. M. Ali-Akbari, H. Ebrahim and Z. Rezaei, “Probe Branes Thermalization in External Electric and Magnetic Fields,” Nucl. Phys. B 878, 150 (2014), [arXiv:1307.5629 [hep-th]].
    8. M. Ali-Akbari and H. Ebrahim, “Thermalization in External Magnetic Field,”JHEP 1303, 045 (2013), [arXiv:1211.1637 [hep-th]].
    9. M. Ali-Akbari, H. Ebrahim, ”Meson Thermalization in Various Dimensions”, JHEP 1204, 145 (2012) [arXiv:1203.3425 [hep-th]].
    10. H. Ebrahim, M. Headrick, “Instantaneous Thermalization in Holographic Plasmas,” [arXiv:1010.5443 [hep-th]]
    11. L. Borsten, D. Dahanayake, M. J. Duff, W. Rubens and H. Ebrahim, “Freudenthal triple classification of three-qubit entanglement,” Phys. Rev. A 80, 032326 (2009) [arXiv:0812.3322 [quant-ph]]
    12. L. Borsten, D. Dahanayake, M. J. Duff, H. Ebrahim and W. Rubens, “Black Holes, Qubits and Octonions,” Phys. Rept. 471, 113 (2009) [arXiv:0809.4685 [hep-th]]
    13. L. Borsten, D. Dahanayake, M. J. Duff, W. Rubens and H. Ebrahim, “Wrapped branes as qubits,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 100 (2008) 251602 [arXiv:0802.0840 [hep-th]]
    14. M. Alishahiha, F. Ardalan, H. Ebrahim and S. Mukhopadhyay, “On 5D Small Black Holes”, JHEP 0803, 074 (2008); [arXiv:0712.4070 [hep-th]]
    15. M. Alishahiha, H. Ebrahim, “New Attractors, Entropy Function and Black Hole Partition Function ”, JHEP0611, 017 (2006); hep-th/0605279
    16. M. Alishahiha, H. Ebrahim, “Non-supersymmetric attractors and entropy function”, JHEP 0603, 003 (2006); hep-th/0601016
    17. H. Ebrahim, “Semiclassical strings probing NS5 brane wrapped on S5”, JHEP 0601, 019 (2006); hep-th/0511228
    18. M. Alishahiha, H. Ebrahim, B. Safarzadeh, M. M. Sheikh-Jabbari, “Semi-classical probe strings on giant gravitons backgrounds”, JHEP 0511, 005 (2005); hep-th/0509160
    19. H. Ebrahim, A. E. Mosaffa, “Semiclassical string solutions on 1/2 BPS geometries”, JHEP 0501, 050(2005); hep-th/0501072.


    1st Semester, 1396-1397:

    • Advanced Quantum Mechanics II (Graduate Course; Saturday & Mondays, 13:30-15; Dr. Jenab Class)


    1. Modern Quantum Mechanics; J. J. Sakurai; 2nd Edition
    2. Quantum Mechanics; G. Auletta, M. Fortunato, G. Parisi
    3. Quantum Physics; M. Le Bellac


    Problem and Solution 1-Chapter 4


    • Specialized English (Undergraduate Course; Wednesdays 8:30-10


    1. Great Physicist, W.H. Cropper, Oxford Univ. Press, (2001)
    2. The Feynman Lectures on Physics, 2nd ed., Rechard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, Matthew Sands,
      Addison-Wesley, (2005)

    On Wednesday Bahman 25th: We will finish reading 1 which was distributed in class on Bahman 18th. We will watch a seminar and start a new reading (reading 2).

    homework for Wednesday Esfand 2nd: Please hand in a statement of purpose explaining why you are studying physics, not any other major. It should contain 350 words. Be prepared to talk about it for 5 minutes in class.

    Courses taught previously:

     1. Advanced Quantum Mechanics (Graduate Course)


    • Modern Quantum Mechanics; J. J. Sakurai; 2nd Edition

    2. Electromagnetism I,II (Undergraduate Course)


    • Foundations of Electromagnetic Theory; Reitz and Milford; 4th edition
    • Introduction to Electrodynamics; Griffiths; 4th Edition

    3. Quantum Field Theory I & II (Graduate Course)


    • Peskin and Schroeder, An Introduction to quantum Field Theory
    • Schwartz, Quantum Field Theory and the Standard Model

    4. Advanced Particle physics I (Graduate Course)


    • An introduction to the Standard Model of Particle Physics, Cottingham and Greenwood
    • Modern Particle Physics, Thomson

    5. Mathematical Physics I,II (Undergraduate Course)


    • Mathematical Methods for Physicists, Arfken and Weber
    • Mathematical Methods for Students of Physics and Related Fields, Hassani

    6. Waves (Undergraduate Course)


    • The Physics of Waves, Georgi
    • Vibrations and Waves; A. P. French

    7. String Theory (Undergraduate Course)


    • A First Course in String Theory; B. Zwiebach; 2nd edition

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