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SCGP Weekly Talk: Emil Prodan, Yeshiva University, New York

SCGP Weekly Talk: Emil Prodan, Yeshiva University, New York

Title: Topological Insulators at Strong Disorder Speaker: Emil Prodan Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center     [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: In this talk I will present some recent advances in the analysis of topological insulators at strong disorder. The setting […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Anton Kapustin

SCGP Weekly Talk: Anton Kapustin

Title: Statistical mechanics of fermions and topology of spin manifolds Speaker: Anton Kapustin Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center     [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: I will discuss models of statistical mechanics which involve integration over Grassmann variables. Such models have been proposed to […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Steven Zelditch, Northwestern

SCGP Weekly Talk: Steven Zelditch, Northwestern

Title: Bergman Kernels and Their Applications to Probability and Physics Speaker: Steven Zelditch, Northwestern Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: The purpose of my talk is to give an overview of some problems and results which […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Sergei Gukov, Caltech

SCGP Weekly Talk: Sergei Gukov, Caltech

Title: The Sound of Knots and 4-manifolds Speaker: Sergei Gukov, Caltech Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Time: 04:15pm – 05:30pm Place: Auditorium Room 103, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: Barclay Prime is a restaurant in Philadelphia that became famous for its exquisite $100 cheesesteak. Served with a small […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Constantin Teleman, UC Berkeley

SCGP Weekly Talk: Constantin Teleman, UC Berkeley

Title: Loop groups and Matrix factorization Speaker: Constantin Teleman, UC Berkeley Date: Thursday, April 14, 2015 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: Joint work with Freed and Hopkins described the K-group of the category of positive energy representations of loop groups in terms of […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Pavel Bleher, IUPUI

SCGP Weekly Talk: Pavel Bleher, IUPUI

Title: Exact solution of the six-vertex model with partial domain wall boundary conditions: Ferroelectric phase Speaker: Pavel Bleher, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: We present an exact solution to the large N limit of […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk:  Gerald Dunne, UConn

SCGP Weekly Talk: Gerald Dunne, UConn

Title: Resurgence and trans-series in physics Speaker: Gerald Dunne, UConn Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: Resurgent asymptotic analysis using trans-series has recently been applied to a wide variety of problems in physics, including matrix models, […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Sergei Maslov, BNL

Title: Simple models of complex biological systems Speaker: Sergei Maslov, BNL Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: We are ultimate complex systems ourselves and are surrounded by other complex systems in Nature, technology, and society. These […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Misha Lyubich

Title: Many faces of Renormalization Speaker: Misha Lyubich, Stony Brook Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: Renormalization is a central idea of contemporary Dynamical Systems Theory, adapted from Statistical Physics and Quantum Field Theory. It allows one to control small scale […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk:  Nikita Nekrasov

SCGP Weekly Talk: Nikita Nekrasov

Title: Instantons on intersecting worlds, and many-body systems Speaker: Nikita Nekrasov Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: I will describe a compactification of the moduli space of instantons in gauge theory on the union of two copies of Euclidean space R^4 […]

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