# SITP Seminars

## Past Events

Describing the low-energy physics of a given confining gauge theory is in general a very difficult problem.

The Banks-Fischler-Shenker-Susskind (BFSS) theory is a matrix model conjecturally dual to M-theory in eleven dimensional asymptotically flat space when the size of the matrices is taken large.

We revisit the Berenstein-Maldacena-Nastase (BMN) conjecture relating M-theory on a PP-wave background and Matrix Quantum Mechanics (MQM).

One hundred years after Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, the question of how to make simultaneous measurements of noncommuting observables lingers. I will survey one hundred years of…

Building on earlier work with Eberhardt and Gaberdiel, where we identified the dual to the free symmetric orbifold CFT as string theory on AdS_3xS_3xT^4 with one unit of NS-NS flux, we consider…

Correlators in field theories at finite temperatures have singularities on the light cone. Are there any other singularities?