High Energy Theory Seminars: Fall 2006


All seminars will be held in 469 Lauritsen on Fridays at 11AM, unless otherwise noted.
The organizer for this seminar is Andrei Mikhailov ().
Date and time Speaker
(Affiliation)
Title Slides etc.
Sep 22 Alessandro Tomasiello (Stanford) Scanning for new classes of string theory vacua
Wed, Sep 27, 2:30PM Elias Kiritsis (Crete U. and Ecole Polytechnique) Supersymmetric Standard Model embeddings in Orientifold string vacua pdf
Thu, Sep 28, 11:00AM Aninda Sinha (Cambridge) Small black holes in string theory pdf
Oct 6 Herman Verlinde (Princeton) Open Strings and Particle Physics pdf 
Wed, Oct 18, 1:00PM Johannes Walcher (Princeton) Opening Mirror Symmetry on the Quintic  
Oct 20 Dmitriy Belov (Imperial) Type II Actions from an 11-Dimensional Chern-Simons Theory ppt 
Wed, Nov 1, 1:00PM Laurent Baulieu (LPTHE) Supersymmetric renormalization prescription and finitness in N = 4 super-Yang-Mills theory  
Nov 3 Kristian Kennaway (Toronto)   pdf 
Nov 10   11:00AM Joerg Teschner Sinh-Gordon as a warmup for non-compact sigma-models
 
Nov 10   1:00PM Frederik Denef (Leuven) Halos and attractors
 
Nov 17 Albion Lawrence (Brandeis) Holographic RG in Lorentzian signature
 
Nov 17, 1:00PM Paul Wiegmann (Chicago) SLE for string theorists  
Nov 23 Turkey TBE   
Wed, Nov 29, 1:00pm Minxin Huang (Wisconsin) Topological Strings on compact Calabi-Yau spaces: modularity and boundary conditions
 
Fri, Dec 1, UCLA
Southern California String Seminar


Sat, Dec 2, UCLA
Southern California String Seminar

Thu, Dec 7,
2:00pm
Didina Serban (SPT Saclay) TBA
 
Thu, Dec 7,
3:20pm
Ilya Gruzberg (Chicago)
SLE  
Dec 8 Elie Gorbatov (San Diego) TBA  
Dec 8, 1:00pm Takuya Okuda (KITP) Chern-Simons Wilson Loops and Bubbling Calabi-Yaus  
Dec 11, 12, UCLA
ultraviolet properties of N=8 SUGRA



Upcoming seminars scheduled for the winter quarter.

Archived High Energy Theory Seminar Schedules:
Spring 2006, Fall 2005, Spring 2005, Fall 2004, Spring 2004, Fall 2003, Spring 2003, Fall 2002, Spring 2002, Fall 2001, Spring 2001

Slides of past seminars are available here (access restricted).

Other Caltech seminars: Other local seminars of interest: Recent hep-th papers from nearby institutes

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