High Energy Theory Seminars: Winter 2016


All seminars will be held in 469 Lauritsen on Fridays at 11AM, unless marked in red.
The organizer for this seminar is Ning Bao.
Date
Speaker
Title
Jan 8
Matthew Dodelson
(Stanford)
Drama from strings
Jan 15
Daniel Jafferis
(Harvard)
Toda theory from six dimensions
Jan 22
Per Kraus
(UCLA)
Conformal blocks from AdS
Jan 29
Clay Cordova
(IAS)
Deformations of SCFT's
Feb 5
Mukund Rangamani
(UC Davis)
The Fluid Manifesto: Topological sigma models and dissipative hydrodynamics
Feb 12
Pavel Putrov
(IAS)
Fivebranes and 3-manifold homology
Feb 12
Abhijit Gadde
(IAS)
Conformal constraints on defects
Feb 19
Dieter Luest
(LMU)
Classical and Quantum Black Hole Hair
Feb 19
Cumrun Vafa
(Harvard)
Fractional Quantum Hall Effect and M-theory
Feb 26
F Theory Conference
(no seminar)
Mar 4
Oscar Varela
(Utah)
AdS4 solutions of massive IIA from dyonic supergravity and their simple Chern-Simons duals
Mar 4
Max Metlitski
(Perimeter)
S-duality of u(1) gauge theory with theta=pi on non-orientable manifolds: Applications to topological insulators and superconductors
Mar 9
Jennifer Lin
(IAS)
Gravity Dual of Relative Entropy and Comments on Bulk Reconstruction
Mar 10
Sameer Murthy
(King's College)
Black hole degeneracies from brane-instantons
Mar 18
Chris Beem
(IAS)
Deformation quantization from superconformal symmetry in three dimensions
Mar 25
Hee-Cheol Kim
(Perimeter)
Defects and Instantons in five-dimensional field theories
Apr 1
Lampros Lamprou
(Stanford)
A stereoscopic look into the bulk
Apr 8
Tom Rudelius
(Harvard)
The Many Dimensions of the Weak Gravity Conjecture
Apr 15
Thomas Faulkner
(Illinois)
Shape dependence of entanglement Hamiltonians and the averaged null energy condition
Apr 22
William Donnelly
(UCSB)
Entanglement and nonlocality in quantum gravity
Apr 29
Mario Martone
(Cincinnati)
Expanding the landscape of N=2 Super-conformal field theories
May 6
Alberto Nicolis
(Columbia)
Phonons and rotons in liquid helium
May 13
Andreas Stergiou
(Yale)
4D N=1 Superconformal Bootstrap
May 20
Dan Roberts
(MIT)
Chaos in quantum channels
May 27
Wenbin Yan
(Harvard)
Chiral algebra of Argyres-Douglas theory from M5 brane
May 27
Andrew Waldron
(UC Davis)
Renormalized Volume
Jun 3
Andrea Puhm
(UCSB)
Tunneling into Black Hole Microstates


Archived High Energy Theory Seminar Schedules:
Fall 2015Spring 2015Fall 2014Spring 2014Winter 2014Fall 2013Spring 2013Winter 2013Fall 2012Spring 2012Winter 2012Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Winter 2011Fall 2010Spring 2010Winter 2010Fall 2009Spring 2009Winter 2009Fall 2008Spring 2008Winter 2008 Fall 2007, Winter 2007, Fall 2006, Spring 2006, Fall 2005, Spring 2005, Fall 2004, Spring 2004, Fall 2003, Spring 2003, Fall 2002, Spring 2002, Fall 2001, Spring 2001

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