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Topological Phases of Matter Program: Rahul Roy, UCLA

Title: The Role of Space Group Symmetries in Many Body Interacting Systems Speaker: Rahul Roy, UCLA Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm Place:Seminar Room 313, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video. [/box] Abstract I will discuss the constraints placed by space group symmetries in two and three dimensions on the […]

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Topological Phases of Matter Program Seminar: Michael Stone, University of Illinois

Title: An Analogue of Hawking Radiation in the Quantum Hall Effect Speaker: Michael Stone, University of Illinois Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Listen to the lecture. View the Slides.[/box] Abstract We use the identification of the edge mode of a quantum Hall […]

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Topology Seminar Series: Melissa Liu, Columbia

Title: The Yang-Mills Equations Over Klein Surfaces Speaker: Melissa Liu, Columbia Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center     [box, type=”download”]Watch the video.[/box] Abstract In “The Yang-Mills equations over Riemann surfaces”, Atiyah and Bott studied Yang-Mills functional over a Riemann surface from the point of view of Morse […]

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Symplectic Topology and Mirror Symmetry: Christopher Woodward

Title: No Escape: Invariance of Quantum Cohomology of Toric Orbifolds Under Flops Speaker: Christopher Woodward Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Time: 2:15pm – 3:15pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video.[/box] Abstract I will describe an interpretation, joint with E. Gonzalez, of the critical values of the Givental potential for toric […]

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Topology Seminar Series: Steven Sivek, Harvard

Title: Naturality In Sutured Monopole Homology Speaker: Steven Sivek, Harvard Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013 Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center         [box, type=”download”]Watch the video.[/box] Abstract: Kronheimer and Mrowka defined a version of monopole Floer homology which assigns to any balanced sutured manifold a module up to isomorphism. […]

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