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SITP Colloquia

Past Events

Date
Mon June 3rd 2024, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Varian 355
Speaker
Asher Berlin

There is strong motivation to extend the observable frequency range of gravitational waves beyond the Hz - kHz regime already probed by LIGO and Virgo.

Date
Mon March 11th 2024, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Varian 355, via Zoom
Speaker
Henrik Wilming

Embezzlement refers to the counterintuitive possibility of extracting entangled quantum states from a reference state of an auxiliary system (the "embezzler") via local quantum operations while…

Date
Mon January 29th 2024, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Varian 355
Speaker
Chi-Ming Chang

I will discuss a classification of BPS states into monotone versus fortuitous in holographic CFTs, based on their behaviors in the large N limit.

Date
Mon January 22nd 2024, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Varian 355
Speaker
Sandip Trivedi

We propose a definition of entanglement entropy in Matrix Theory and discuss its possible connection with the Bekenstein-Hawking entropy in gravity.

Date
Mon December 4th 2023, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Varian 355
Speaker
Yin Chen He

Conformal Field Theory (CFT) represents a class of quantum field theories that has profound applications across various physics domains, from critical phenomena in statistical mechanics to quantum…

Date
Mon November 27th 2023, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Varian 355
Speaker
Natalia Toro

Kinematically, massless particles in Lorentz-invariant theories are classified by a dimensionful "spin scale"ρ (2nd Casimir invariant) that characterizes helicity states' mixing under little group…