High Energy Theory Informal Meeting Winter 2012

This meeting is for relatively informal discussions on topics that happen to be interesting us - occasionally we also have a formal seminar.
The organizers of this seminar are Christoph Keller and Piotr Sułkowski. The location of this meeting is 469 Lauritsen.

Wednesdays, 1.15 pm
Jan 4
Tom Banks
(UC Santa Cruz)
Holographic Theories of Inflation and Fluctuations
Jan 11
Denis Bashkirov
(Caltech)
Symmetries in N>=6 SCFTs in 3 dimensions
Jan 18
Robert Penner
(Aarhus / Caltech)
Moduli space of proteins
Jan 25
John Preskill
(Caltech)
Simulating quantum field theory with a quantum computer
Feb 1
Bogdan Stefanski
(City U. London)
Integrability and the AdS3/CFT2 correspondence
Feb 8
Ben Zwiebel
(Caltech)
From Scattering Amplitudes to the Dilatation Generator in N=4 SYM
Feb 15
Vasily Pestun
(IAS)
Instanton calculus in quiver gauge theories
Feb 22 Chris Hull
(Imperial)
Double Field Theory and String Duality
Feb 29
Chan Youn Park
(Caltech)
M2-branes ending on M5-branes
Mar 7
Bogdan Stoica
(Caltech)
An Explicit Holographic Realization of Hall Viscosity