2017 - 2018 HEP Seminar Schedule

DateEvent TypeSpeakerTitle
09/06/2017HEP SeminarEnnio SalvioniCharged Composite Scalar Dark Matter [ + Description ]
09/08/2017HEP SeminarRam BrusteinWhat’s inside a BH? Probing the interior of black holes with gravity waves [ + Description ]
09/13/2017HEP SeminarAdam SolomonEffective field theories and modified gravity or: How I learned to stop worrying and love higher-derivative Lagrangians [ + Description ]
09/20/2017HEP SeminarGiovanni VilladoroThe Power of Series [ + Description ]
09/27/2017HEP SeminarSavdeep SethiSupersymmetry Breaking by Fluxes [ + Description ]
10/04/2017HEP SeminarPatrick FoxCosmology in Mirror Twin Higgs and Neutrinos [ + Description ]
10/11/2017HEP SeminarTomer VolanskyRelaxed Inflation [ + Description ]
10/18/2017HEP SeminarCora DvorkinDiscovering New Physics Beyond the Standard Model with Cosmological Data Sets [ + Description ]
10/25/2017HEP SeminarDavid CurtinBSM Opportunities at ep Colliders [ + Description ]
11/01/2017HEP SeminarTom BanksDo Conformal Field Theory Correlators Compute the Non-perturbative Minkowski S Matrix? [ + Description ]
11/08/2017HEP SeminarTongyan LinConstraining a Thin Dark Matter Disk with Gaia [ + Description ]
11/15/2017HEP SeminarJared KaplanExact Bulk Operators and the Fate of Locality [ + Description ]
11/22/2017HEP SeminarAlexander ZhiboedovConformal Bootstrap At Large Charge [ + Description ]
11/29/2017HEP SeminarMichael R. DouglasComputational complexity of cosmology in string theory [ + Description ]
12/06/2017HEP SeminarSebastian FrancoGoing Beyond Duality Using Branes [ + Description ]
12/13/2017HEP SeminarErich PoppitzConfinement and strings in circle-compactified gauge theories: 'same and different' [ + Description ]
01/24/2018HEP SeminarThomas BachlechnerTunneling in Semi-Classical Gravity [ + Description ]
01/31/2018HEP SeminarMarcus SpradlinTwo Exercises in Supersymmetric SYK Models [ + Description ]
02/01/2018HEP SeminarTanguy PierogLHC and Cosmic Rays : the Chicken or the Egg ? [ + Description ]
02/07/2018HEP SeminarSurjeet RajendranCosmological Solutions to the Problems of Existence [ + Description ]
02/14/2018HEP SeminarClay CordovaApplications of the Average Null Energy Condition [ + Description ]
02/21/2018HEP SeminarXi YinTopological defect lines and RG flows in 2D [ + Description ]
02/28/2018HEP SeminarNima Arkani-HamedMarble Statues in the Forest Beyond Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime [ + Description ]
03/23/2018HEP SeminarVictor GorbenkoWalking RG behavior, weak first order phase transitions, and complex CFTs [ + Description ]
03/28/2018HEP SeminarAhmed AlmheiriQuantum Error Correction and the Black Hole Interior [ + Description ]
04/04/2018HEP SeminarAnastasia VolovichSingularities of Scattering Amplitudes from Geometry [ + Description ]
04/11/2018HEP SeminarNetta EngelhardtHolographic Area Laws from Coarse-Graining [ + Description ]
04/18/2018HEP SeminarMatthias NeubertAxion-like particles at the LHC and future colliders [ + Description ]
04/25/2018HEP SeminarBernd-Jochen SchaeferStrongly interacting matter under extreme conditions: different phases of QCD [ + Description ]
05/02/2018HEP SeminarMikhail IvanovRedshift space distortions and infrared resummation [ + Description ]
05/09/2018HEP SeminarMatthew LippertHolographic Sliding Stripes and Pinning [ + Description ]
05/16/2018HEP SeminarEnrico RinaldiHow to test the gauge/gravity duality with lattice simulations. [ -- Description ]

Description: Lattice field theories are a useful tool to define gauge theories in their non-perturbative regime. At the same time, the gauge/gravity duality conjectures that certain gauge theories in the non-perturbative regime are dual to weakly-coupled gravity. This suggests the possibility of relating weakly-coupled gravity to gauge theories defined on the lattice. As a first step, this conjecture needs to be tested by comparing suitable observables on both sides of the duality. If this first step is successful the duality could open the door to a non-perturbative definition of gravity via gauge theories defined on a lattice. I will focus on the first lattice calculation of D0-branes quantum mechanics with a controlled continuum and large-N limit. A comparison of the internal energy in this dimensionally reduced supersymmetric gauge theory and its dual gravitational theory represents a decisive step towards precise numerical tests of the gauge/gravity conjecture. (1:45 PM, 726 Broadway, 940, CCPP Seminar)



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