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John Kimbell Golden


  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Algorithms
  • Applied Math
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Quantum Information
  • Quantum algorithms
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics, Astrophysics, and Cosmology
  • Particle Physics


Physics & Mathematics

  • Quantum Field Theory
  • Conformal Field Theory
  • Algebraic Geometry

Computational Science

  • Quantum Computing
  • Linear & Semi-definite Programs
  • Numerical Methods


Ph.D. (2015)

  • Major: Physics
  • Advisor: Marcus Spradlin
  • Brown University

B.S. (2010)

  • Majors: Physics & Mathematics
  • University of Rochester

LANL Positions

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2019-present)



J. Golden, A. Mcleod, M. Spradlin, A. Volovich. The Sklyanin Bracket and Cluster Adjacency at All Multiplicity . Journal of High Energy Physics 1903 195. 2019. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP03(2019)195)
J. Golden, A. Mcleod. Cluster Algebras and the Subalgebra Constructibility of the Seven-Particle Remainder Function. Journal of High Energy Physics 1901 017. 2018. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP01(2019)017)
J. Golden, D. Mayerson. Mellin Bootstrap for Scalars in Generic Dimension. Journal of High Energy Physics 1806 066. 2017. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP06(2018)066)
J. Golden, M. Paulos. No Unitary Bootstrap for the Fractal Ising Model. Journal of High Energy Physics 1503 167. 2015. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP03(2015)167)
J. Golden, M. Spradlin. A Cluster Bootstrap for Two-Loop MHV Amplitudes. Journal of High Energy Physics 1502, 002. 2015. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP02(2015)002)
J. Golden, M. Spradlin. An analytic result for the two-loop seven-point MHV amplitude in N=4 Yang-Mills. Journal of High Energy Physics 1408 154. 2014. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP08(2014)154)
J. Golden, M. Paulos, M. Spradlin, A. Volovich. Cluster Polylogarithms for Scattering Amplitudes. Journal of Physics A 47 474005. 2014. (DOI: 10.1088/1751-8113/47/47/474005)
J. Golden, A. Goncharov, M. Spradlin, C. Vergu, A. Volovich. Motivic Amplitudes and Cluster Coordinates. Journal of High Energy Physics 1401 091. 2013. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP01(2014)091)
J. Golden, M. Spradlin. The Differential of All Two-Loop MHV Amplitudes in N=4 Yang-Mills. Journal of High Energy Physics 1309 111. 2013. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP09(2013)111)
J. Golden, M. Spradlin. Collinear and Soft Limits of Multi-Loop Integrands in N=4 Yang-Mills. Journal of High Energy Physics 1205 027. 2012. (DOI: 10.1007/JHEP05(2012)027)