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SCGP Weekly Talk: Semyon Klevtsov, University of Cologne

SCGP Weekly Talk: Semyon Klevtsov, University of Cologne

Title: Kahler geometry in physics and probability Speaker: Semyon Klevtsov Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center     [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: Recent advances in Kahler geometry provide new tools for the analysis of the Quantum Hall effect, for random geometry and for other […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Samson Shatashvili

SCGP Weekly Talk: Samson Shatashvili

Title: Open string field theory revisited Speaker: Samson Shatashvili Date: Tuesday, June 09, 2015 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center     [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: I discuss the subtleties and open questions concerning the background independent open string field theory (sometimes called BSFT)

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Alexander Turbiner, Nuclear Science Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico

SCGP Weekly Talk: Alexander Turbiner, Nuclear Science Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Title: Solvable Schroedinger equations and representation theory Speaker: Alexander Turbiner, Nuclear Science Institute, National Autonomous University of Mexico Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center     [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: For any quantum Calogero-Sutherland (CS) Hamiltonian (rational, trigonometric, elliptic) for any root system: (I) […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: WHAT IS ... F-theory? by David Morrison

SCGP Weekly Talk: WHAT IS … F-theory? by David Morrison

Title: “WHAT IS … F-theory?” Speaker: David Morrison, UC Santa Barbara Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center         [box, type=”download”]Watch the video.[/box] Abstract:  In the spirit of the “WHAT IS …” series of articles in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, I will […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Nikita Nekrasov

Title: Many faces of characters Speaker:  Nikita Nekrasov Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center         [box, type=”download”]Watch the video.[/box] Abstract: In representation theory, a character is a function (distribution) on the group, given roughly by the trace of the group element in the given representation. In physics the character is […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Paul Wiegmann, University of Chicago

Title: Fractional Quantum Hall Effect on Riemann Surfaces Speaker:  Paul Wiegmann, University of Chicago Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video.[/box] Abstract: Fractional Quantum Hall Effect (FQHE) describes electronic gas in quantizing magnetic field. In realistic setting electrons are confined in a plane. However, many subtle properties […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Boris Khesin

Title: Hamiltonian dynamics of fluids and vortex sheets Speaker: Boris Khesin Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video. [/box] Abstract: We show that an approximation of the hydrodynamical Euler equation describes the binormal mean-curvature flow on vortex membranes in any dimension. This generalizes the classical binormal, […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Oleg Viro, Stony Brook

Title: New expansion of algebra: a multivalued paradigm Speaker: Oleg Viro, Stony Brook Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the video. View the Slides.[/box] Abstract: Recently algebraic objects with multivalued operations appeared in different areas. Apparently, multivalued algebraic operations reside in any part of the mathematical universe. The triangle inequality, […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Neelima Sehgal, Stony Brook

Title: Recent BICEP2 Results and Implications Speaker: Neelima Sehgal, Stony Brook Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video. View the slides.[/box] Abstract: I will review the recent BICEP2 CMB results and put them in context with other CMB experiments. I will also address the robustness of these […]

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