2016 - 2017 HEP Seminar Schedule

DateEvent TypeSpeakerTitle
08/16/2016HEP SeminarElena KokoulinaHigh multiplicity events in lepton, hadronic and nuclear interactions [ + Description ]
09/07/2016HEP SeminarCsaba CsakiDisplaced Higgs decays and flavor constraints in twin Higgs models [ + Description ]
09/14/2016HEP SeminarRachel RosenOn Black Holes in Massive Gravity: Exact Solutions, Horizons and the Massless Limit [ + Description ]
09/21/2016HEP SeminarDaniel JafferisTraversable wormholes via a double trace deformation [ + Description ]
09/28/2016HEP SeminarMarco FarinaTwin Higgs (Asymmetric) Dark Matter [ + Description ]
10/05/2016HEP SeminarAlexander PeninHigh energy limit of gauge theories beyond Sudakov approximation [ + Description ]
10/19/2016HEP SeminarMatthew ReeceExploring the Weak Gravity Conjecture [ + Description ]
10/26/2016HEP SeminarClaudio BunsterGravitational domain walls and the dynamics of G [ + Description ]
11/02/2016HEP SeminarGaston GiribetStringy Horizons [ + Description ]
11/09/2016HEP SeminarJnan MaharanaT-DUALITY AND SCATTERING OF STRINGY STATES [ + Description ]
11/30/2016HEP SeminarPaolo CreminelliRelaxing the cosmological constant [ + Description ]
12/06/2016HEP SeminarAaron PiercePheno and Vino Seminar [ + Description ]
12/14/2016HEP SeminarJiji FanUltralight repulsive dark matter [ + Description ]
02/01/2017HEP SeminarYonit HochbergNew Directions in Light Dark Matter Detection [ + Description ]
02/15/2017HEP SeminarDavid KutasovTT¯ Deformed CFT and Little String Theory [ -- Description ]

Description: It was recently shown that the theory obtained by deforming a general two dimensional conformal theory by the irrelevant operator TT¯ is solvable. In the context of holography, a large class of such theories can be obtained by studying string theory on AdS3. We show that a certain TT¯ deformation of the boundary CFT2 gives rise in the bulk to string theory in a background that interpolates between AdS3 in the IR and a linear dilaton spacetime in the UV, i.e. to a two dimensional vacuum of Little String Theory. This construction provides holographic duals for a large class of vacua of string theory in asymptotically linear dilaton spacetimes, and sheds light on the UV behavior of TT¯ deformed CFT2. It may provide a step towards holography in flat spacetime. (2:00 PM, 726 Broadway, 940, CCPP Seminar)
02/22/2017HEP SeminarHsin-Chia ChengCollider signals of the twin Higgs Model and its UV completion [ + Description ]
03/01/2017HEP SeminarJustin KhouryNew Approaches to Dark Matter [ + Description ]
03/08/2017HEP SeminarRouven EssigDirect Detection of sub-GeV Dark Matter [ + Description ]
03/22/2017HEP SeminarLeonardo RastelliHow to succeed at holographic correlators without really trying [ + Description ]
03/29/2017HEP SeminarRaphael BoussoUniversal Bound on Communication [ + Description ]
04/05/2017HEP SeminarEder IzaguirreTBA [ + Description ]
04/12/2017HEP SeminarAndrea TesiTBA [ + Description ]
04/19/2017HEP SeminarLam HuiTBA [ + Description ]
05/03/2017HEP SeminarAndrea ThammTBA [ + Description ]