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SCGP Weekly Talk:  Ralph Cohen, Standford

SCGP Weekly Talk: Ralph Cohen, Standford

Title: Calabi-Yau categories, string topology, and the Floer field theory of the cotangent bundle Speaker: Ralph Cohen, Stanford Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: I will describe joint work with Sheel Ganatra, in which we prove an equivalence […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk:  Hiraku Nakajima, RIMS, Kyoto University

SCGP Weekly Talk: Hiraku Nakajima, RIMS, Kyoto University

Title: Motivic DT-type invariants and 3d mirror symmetry Speaker: Hiraku Nakajima, RIMS, Kyoto University Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: Cremonesi, Hanany and others recently compute Coulomb branch Hilbert series of 3-dimensional N=4 gauge theories, and write down explicit combinatorial expressions. I […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk:  Leonardo Rastelli, YITP

SCGP Weekly Talk: Leonardo Rastelli, YITP

Title: The superconformal bootstrap and vertex operator algebras Speaker: Leonardo Rastelli, YITP Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. [/box] Abstract: Conformal field theories (CFTs) play a central role in theoretical physics. They are the signposts in the larger space of quantum field theories, […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Anton Kapustin

SCGP Weekly Talk: Anton Kapustin

Title: Short-Range Entangled Phases and Topology Speaker: Anton Kapustin Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Time: 01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   [box, type=”download”]Watch the Video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: Recently a new and rather unexpected connection between condensed matter physics and algebraic topology has been noted. Namely, it appears that phases of […]

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