High Energy Theory Informal Meeting Spring 2018

This meeting is for relatively informal discussions on topics that happen to be interesting us - occasionally we also have a formal seminar.
The organizer of this seminar is Mykola Dedushenko. The location of this meeting is 469 Lauritsen.

Wednesdays, 1:30 pm
April 4
Murat Kologlu
(Caltech)
The Conformal Bootstrap at Finite Temperature
April 11
Shai Chester
(Princeton)
Bootstrapping M-theory from 3d CFT
April 18
David Simmons-Duffin
(Caltech)
Light-ray operators in conformal field theory
April 25
Hiraku Nakajima
(Kyoto University)
Moore-Tachikawa 2d TQFTs whose values are holomorphic symplectic varieties, part 2
May 2
Martin Fluder
(Caltech)
Through the lens (space) to chiral algebras and holographic RG flows
May 9
Lev Spodyneiko
(Caltech)
On dual description of the deformed O(N) sigma model
May 16
Adam Levine
(UC Berkeley)
Energy is Entanglement
May 23
Jason Pollack
(University of British Columbia)
Traversible Wormholes as Quantum Channels
May 30
Dean Carmi
(Caltech)
Dispersion relations for CFT 4-point correlators
June 6
Anton Kapustin
(Caltech)
Chern insulators and algebraic geometry
June 13