String Theory and Mathematical Physics Seminars
Department of Theoretical Physics, TIFR
The String Theory and Mathematical Physics Seminars are held on Monday and Thursdays at 4:00 PM in the Theoretical Physics Seminar Room (A304).
2015 | |||
Oct 5 | Suvrat Raju | ICTS-TIFR | TBA |
Jul 23 (at 11:30 a.m.) | Anshuman Maharana | HRI, Allahabad | Inflation, CMB and Moduli |
Jul 20 (at 11:30 a.m.) | R. Loganayagam | AS, Princeton | Chern-Simon terms, Noether Charge and Entanglement entropy |
Jul 13 | Abhijit Rudra | Durham University | Type I/Heterotic Duality in M-theory |
Jul 10 (at 11:00 a.m. | Abhijit Gadde | IAS, Princeton | No-perturbative beta function in 2d supersymmetric QCD |
Jul 9 (at 11:30 a.m. | R. Loganayagam | IAS, Princeton | A topological gauge theory for the entropy current |
Jun 30 | K. Narayan | Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai | de Sitter Space, Extremal Surfaces and the Wavefunction of the Universe |
Jun 8 | Sachin Jain | Cornell University | Causality constraints from CFT |
Jun 4 | Karthik Inbasekar | TIFR | $2\to 2$ scattering in supersymmetric matter Chern-Simons theories at large N |
May 18 | Prasanta Tripathy | IIT, Madras | Geroch Group in Einstein Spaces |
May 5 | Bidisha Chakrabarty | Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar | Geroch Group Description of Black Holes |
Apr 30 | Shiraz Minwalla | TIFR | A membrane paradigm in large D |
Apr 21 | P. Ramadevi | IIT Bombay | Knots, homologies and A-polynomials |
Apr 13 | Bhabani Prasad Mandal | BHU, Varanasi | Generalized BRST transformations |
Mar 5 | M. Sivakumar | Univ. of Hyderabad | Higher spin theories: From Dirac to Vasiliev |
Feb 24 | Abhijit Gadde | IAS, Princeton | Exact Solutions of 2d Supersymmetric Gauge Theories |
Feb 9 | R. Loganayagam | IAS, Princeton | Fluids : Effective theory and Schwinger-Keldysh |
Feb 5 | R. Loganayagam | IAS, Princeton | Entropy current and Eightfold way |
Feb 4 | Gautam Mandal | TIFR | Thermalization with chemical potentials, and higher spin black holes |
Feb 2 | Mukund Rangamani | Durham University | Holographic entanglement & constraints on gravitational dynamics |
Jan 30 | Mukund Rangamani | Durham University | Permutation orbifolds and holography |
Jan 22 | Sandip Trivedi | TIFR | Entanglement entropy for gauge theories |
2014 | |||
Nov 13 | Massimo Taronna | Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Golm, Germany | From Higher Spins to Strings: A Constructive Approach |
Nov 7 | Somyadip Thakur | TIFR | Logarithmic Corrections to Twisted Indices from the Quantum Entropy Function |
Oct 16 | Oleg Evnin | Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok | Renormalization group, secular term resummation and AdS (in)stability |
Oct 14 | Arunabha Saha | TIFR | Phase Structure of Higher Spin Black Holes |
Sep 15 | Shubho Roy | Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore | Resolution of Cosmological Singularities in Higher Spin Gravity |
Sep 11 | Shamik Banerjee | IPMU, Univ. of Tokyo | Dilaton Effective Action and Entanglement Entropy |
Aug 25 | Sujay Ashok | The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai | Elliptic genera of non-compact CFTs |
Aug 11 | Arnab Rudra | Cambridge Univ. | Some computations using Off-shell (super)string theory [Part 2] |
Aug 8 | Arnab Rudra | Cambridge Univ. | Some computations using Off-shell (super)string theory |
Jun 17 | Rajesh Gopakumar | HRI | From Higher Spins to Strings |
Mar 31 | Sandip Trivedi | TIFR | More on Theoretical Implications of BICEP-2 |
Mar 19 | Aninda Sinha | IISc, Bangalore | Holographic stress tensor in higher derivative gravity |
Feb 11 | Surjeet Rajendran | Stanford University | Cosmic Axion Spin Precession Experiment |
2013 | |||
Dec 17 | Ashoke Sen | HRI, Allahabad | Off-shell string theory |
Nov 28 | Mansi Dhuria | IIT Roorkee | Aspects of D3/D7 mu-split supersymmetry |
Nov 25 | Sumit Das | Univrsity of Kentucky | The Hologram of a Quantum Quench |
Oct 3 | Tomohisa Takimi | Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad | Phase structure of the Chern-Simons matter theory on S^2 times S^1 |
Jun 20 | Shiraz Minwalla | TIFR | Chern Simons Theories with fundamental matter and their bulk duals |
Jun 19 | Rakibur Rehman | Universite Libre de Bruxelles | Holographic Constraints On A Vector Boson |
Jun 17 | Matthew Headrick | Brandeis Univ. | Are quantum field theories characterized by their entanglement entropies? |
Jun 13 | Arjun Bagchi | Univ. of Edinburgh | Holographic Adventures in 3d Flat Space |
Apr 29 | Pawel Caputa | WITS University, Johannesburg, South Africa | Correlators with Giant Gravitons |
Apr 11 | Rudranil Basu | S. N. Bose National Centre For Basic Sciences, Kolkata | Consistent dS_3 Quantum Gravity: Probing Through Lens Spaces and holographic aspects. |
Feb 25 | Oleg Evnin | Chulalongkorn University, Thailand | Quantum back reaction in string theory |
Jan 17 | Takeshi Morita | KEK, Japan | Quantum Quench in Matrix Models: Dynamical Phase Transitions, Equilibration and Emergence of Generalized Gibbs Ensemble |
Jan 10 | Xenia de la Ossa | Oxford University | Moduli space of manifolds with an SU(3) structure in heterotic string compactifications |
Jan 4 | Xi Yin | Harvard University | Low Temperature Expansion of Supersymmetric (Matrix) Quantum Mechanics |
Jan 3 | Hong Liu | MIT | Holographic vortex liquids and superfluid turbulence |
2012 | |||
Dec 24 | Chi-Ming Chang | Harvard University | W_N minimal model and its Gravity dual |
Dec 14 | Borun Chowdhury | University of Amsterdam | Is Alice burning, fuzzing or merely falling? |
Oct 29 | Arnab Kundu | The University of Texas at Austin | Dynamics of Fundamental Flavours and Holographic Duals of Large N Gauge Theories |
Oct 22 | Justin David | Centre for High Energy Physics, IISc, Bangalore | Sum rules and three point functions |
Aug 30 | Ashoke Sen | HRI, Allahabad | Black Holes to Quivers (Video Conference talk) |
Sep 17 | S. Prem Kumar | Swansea University, UK | Thermodynamics of 3d higher spin black holes |
Aug 16 | Takehiro Azuma | Setsunan University | Monte Carlo studies of the rotational symmetry breaking in dimensionally reduced matrix models |
Aug 16 | Sara Pasquetti | Queen Mary College, London | Holomorphic blocks in 3d |
Aug 14 | Shiraz Minwalla | TIFR | Higher Spins from Strings |
Aug 6 | Sumit Das | Univ. of Kentucky | Large-N Collective Fields and Holography : Sp(N) Models |
Jul 31 | Mukund Rangamani | Durham University, UK | Causal holographic information |
Jul 30 | Laurent Baulieu | LPTHE Paris and CERN | Minimizing gauge-functional for 2-d gravity and string theory |
Jul 27 | Hiroyuki Kitamoto | KEK, Japan | Quantum infra-red effects in de Sitter space |
July 6 | Suvrat Raju | Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad | An Infalling Observer in AdS/CFT |
May 14 | Blaise Gouteraux | Univ. of Paris | Einstein-(Maxwell)-Dilaton theories: holographic applications and generalised dimensional reduction |
Apr 16 | Rishi Khatri | Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching, Munich | Bose-Einstein condensation of CMB and damping of sound waves in the early Universe ("State of the Universe" seminar series) |
Mar 26 | Bogdan Stefanski | City University, London | Integrability and the AdS3/CFT2 correspondence |
Mar 22 | Subir Sarkar | Oxford University | ISW imprint of Cosmic Superstructures: A Problem for Lambda CDM |
Mar 5 | Nilanjan Sircar | TIFR | Bianchi Attractors |
Mar 1 | Atish Dabholkar | CNRS/University of Paris V | Localization and Quantum Entropy of Black Holes |
Feb 23 | Surjeet Rajendran | Stanford University | A Simple Harmonic Universe |
Feb 20 | Nabamita Banerjee | ITF, Utrecht | Constraints on Fluid Dynamics from Equilibrium Partition Function |
Jan 23 | Nabamita Banerjee | ITF, Utrecht | Moduli and electromagnetic black brane holography |
Jan 19 | Subir Sachdev | Harvard University, USA | Compressible quantum liquids: field theory versus holography (Joint STMP - Random Interactions seminar) |
Jan 13 | Suvrat Raju | HRI, Allahabad | Four Point Functions of the Stress Tensor and Conserved Currents in AdS_4/CFT_3 |
Jan 12 | Suvrat Raju | HRI, Allahabad | Flat Space S-Matrix Elements from AdS Correlators |
Jan 5 | Abhijit Gadde | Stony Brook University, USA | SCFTs and Macdonald Polynomials |
Jan 2 | Amin A. Nizami | Univ. of Cambridge, UK | Towards de Sitter solutions in supergravity |
2011 | |||
Dec 28 | Takehiro Azuma | Setsunan University | Monte Carlo studies of the phase transition of finite-temperature large-N gauge theory in 0+1 dimension with a large number of adjoints |
Dec 22 | Miranda Cheng | Harvard Univ. | String Theory and the Moonshine Program |
Dec 1 | Anshuman Maharana | Cambridge Univ. | Symmetry Breaking in Local Model Building |
Nov 18 | Joris Raeymaekers | (Inst. of Physics of the ASCR, Prague, Czech) | Conical Defects in Higher Spin Theories |
Nov 3 | Harvendra Singh | SINP, Kolkata | 5D Super-Yang-Mills and M5-branes |
Oct 19 | Borun Chowdhury | Utrecht University | Moulting Black Holes (SUSY and non SUSY) |
Oct 10 | Danie Elander | TIFR | Holographic Wilsonian flows and emergent fermions in extremal charged black holes |
Oct 3 | Tomohisa Takimi | TIFR | Studies of an M5-brane through the BLG model |
Sep 27 | R. Loganayagam | Harvard Univ. | The CFT dual of the AdS Dirichlet problem |
Aug 1 | Yoske Sumitomo | TIFR | Toward Dark Energy in String Theory |
Jul 25 | Prasanta Tripathy | IIT Madras | Non-supersymmetric quantum attractors in sting theory |
Jul 26 | Abhijit Gadde | State University of New York at Stony Brook | 4d Index, 3d partition function and 2d q-Yang Mills |
Jul 18 | Abhijit Gadde | State University of New York at Stony Brook | S duality, Superconformal Index and 2d Topological QFT |
Jul 15 | Archisman Ghosh | University of Kentucky | Chaotic solutions in String Theory |
Jul 7 | Zheng Sun | TIFR | Low energy supersymmetry from R-symmetries |
May 30 | Satoshi Nawata | TIFR | On relation between 4d superconformal indices and lower-dimensional partition functions |
May 2 | Chrysostomos Kalousios | Humboldt University, Berlin | Dressed magnons in symmetric spaces and dressed Wilson loops on S^2 |
Apr 25 | S. Prem Kumar | Swansea Univ., U.K. | Strongly coupled dense matter and hedgehog black holes |
Apr 18 | Joao Gomes | Univ. of Paris, France | Exact holography for small black holes |
Apr 11 | Satoshi Nawata | TIFR | Localization of N=4 SCFT on S^1 x S^3 and Index |
Mar 17 | Xenia de la Ossa | Oxford University | On The Geometry of Heterotic String Compactifications |
Feb 21 | Jesper Grimstrup | Niels Bohr Institute | Coupling fermions to quantum gravity via spectral triples |
Feb 17 | Sanjit Mitra | Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology | Planck Mission: Goals, Early Results and Analysis Challenges |
Feb 14 | Kimyeong Lee | KIAS, Seoul | M2 and M5 branes |
Feb 3 | Jay Armas | Niels Bohr Institute | Blackfolds |
Jan 31 | Borun D. Chowdhury | The University of Amsterdam | Turning on interactions in the D1D5 CFT |
Jan 17 | Holger Nielsen | Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark | String Field Theory - Liberating Right and Left Movers |
Jan 13 | Ipsita Mandal | HRI, Allahabad | Supersymmetry, Localization and Quantum Entropy Function |
2010 | |||
Dec 27 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Unravelling the novel Higgs mechanism |
Dec 3 | Sameer Murthy | LPTHE, Paris | Infra red effects in de Sitter space |
Nov 29 | Daniel Elander | TIFR | Glueball Spectra from Gauge-Gravity Duality |
Oct 15 | Gautam Mandal | TIFR | Holographic RG flows |
Aug 2 | Sumit Das | Univ. of Kentucky | Towards Quantum Quench in ADS/CFT |
Jul 19 | Satoshi Nawata | TIFR | Nekrasov partition function and Pestun's Localization formula II |
Jul 16 | Satoshi Nawata | TIFR | Nekrasov partition function and Pestun's Localization formula I |
Jul 14 | K. Narayan | Chennai Mathematical Institute | Lifshitz spacetimes from AdS null and cosmological solutions |
Jul 12 | Takeshi Morita | TIFR | Thermodynamics of Large N Gauge Theories with Chemical Potentials in a 1/D Expansion |
Jun 30 | Samir Mathur | Ohio State University | Proof that Unitarity implies Fuzzballs |
Jun 28 | Mohit Randeria | The Ohio State University | Viscosity of Strongly Interacting Fermi Gases |
Jun 18 | Atish Dabholkar | TIFR | Quantum Black Holes, Wall Crossing, and Mock Modular Forms |
Jun 10 | Anirban Basu | IOP, Bhubaneswar | Higher derivative corrections in type IIB string theory |
May 25 | Satoshi Nawata | TIFR | Review on the virtue of defects in 4D gauge theories and 2D CFTs [arXiv:1003.1112] |
May 14 | Manavendra Mahato | TIFR | Thermodynamic bubble ansatz |
Apr 30 | Prithvi Narayan | TIFR | On the stability of Non-Supersymmetric AdS vacua |
Apr 26 | Sameer Murthy | LPTHE, France | Black hole degeneracy {\it is} an index (but which one?) |
Apr 23 | Sandip Trivedi | TIFR | Non-supersymmetric AdS Vacua in String Theory and Their Stability |
Apr 19 | Bogdan Stefanski | City College, London | Integrability, supercosets and AdS/CFT |
Apr 9 | Shiraz Minwalla | TIFR | Small Hairy Black Holes in Global AdS_5 \times S^5 |
Apr 1 | Andrew Low | Queen Mary College, London | Worldvolume superalgebra of Nambu-Poisson M5-brane |
Feb 26 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Review of "String scattering in flat space and a scaling limit of Yang-Mills correlators" by Okuda and Penedones |
Feb 5 | Shuichi Yokoyama | Univ. of Tokyo | A Monopole Index for N=4 Chern-Simons Theories |
Feb 2 | Zhang Sen | KEK, Japan | Quiver Chern-Simons Theories, D3-branes and Lorentzian Lie 3-algebras |
Feb 1 | Seok Kim | Seoul National University | Indices for superconformal Chern-Simons theories |
Jan 29 | Shoichi Kawamoto | National Taiwan Normal University | Holographic Anyons in the ABJM theory |
Jan 22 | Laurence Yaffe | University of Washington | Large N Volume Independence in Confining and Conformal Theories |
Jan 22 | Ayan Mukhopadhyay | HRI, Allahabad | Universal Phenomena in Strongly Coupled Gauge Theories and Gravity |
2009 | |||
Dec 17 | Rituparno Goswami | University of Cape Town | Black Holes in Fourth Order Gravity |
Dec 11 | Michael Abbott | TIFR | Giant Magnons for SYM and ABJM Theories |
Dec 10 | Arjun Bagchi | HRI, Allahabad | The non-relativistic limit of AdS/CFT |
Nov 16 | Yoske Sumitomo | TIFR | Non-SUSY infrared perturbations to the warped deformed conifold and Holographic Gauge Mediation |
Nov 13 | K. Madhu | TIFR | Review of the papers by V.Pestun and S.Giombi Wilson, 't Hooft loop correlators of N=4 SYM from bosonic 2d YM and matrix models (arXiv:0906.1572, arXiv:0909.4272) |
Nov 6 | Takeshi Morita | TIFR | One dimensional Large-N gauge theory in a 1/D expansion |
Oct 26 | Mathew Headrick | Brandies Univ. | Calabi-Yau Metrics for Dummies |
Oct 23 | Joris Raeymaekers | IOP, Prague | Godel space from wrapped M2-branes |
Oct 19 | Satoshi Nawata | TIFR | LHC Phenomenology for String Hunters |
Sep 25 | Zheng Sun | TIFR | SUSY breaking and R-symmetry breaking in O'Raifeartaigh Models |
Sep 24 | K. Narayan | CMI, Chennai | Null Cosmological Singularities and Free Strings |
Sep 22 | Partha Mukhopadhyay | Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai | A phase-space operator method for string worldsheet theory and general covariance |
Sep 14 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Review of "Liouville Correlation Functions from Four Dimensional Gauge Theories" by Alday, Gaiotto and Tachikawa' (arXiv:0906.3219) |
Aug 31 | K. Madhu | TIFR | Review of `Charges of Monopole operators in Chern-Simons Yang-Mills theory (arXiv: 0906.3008 by Benna, Klebanov & Klose) |
Aug 28 | Archisman Ghosh | University of Kentucky | Slowly varying dilaton cosmologies and their field theory duals |
Jul 20 | Sameer Murthy | LPTHE, Universit de Paris | Non-perturbative contributions to black hole entropy |
Jul 17 | Borun D. Chowdhury | TIFR | The 'Recoupling' of AdS/CFT to flat space and Emission from D1D5 system |
Jul 14 | K. Madhu | TIFR | Aspects of Monopole operators in ABJM |
Jun 19 | Costis Papageorgakis | TIFR | The fuzzy S^2 structure of M2-M5 systems in ABJM |
June 16 | Gautam Mandal | TIFR | Asymptotically free four-fermi theory in 4 dimensions at the z=3 Lifshitz-like fixed point |
June 15 | Rajesh Gopakumar | HRI, Allahabad | The Heat Kernel on AdS_3 and its Applications |
May 22 | Suvrat Raju | HRI, Allahabad | Horava's theory of gravity and its discontents |
Apr 16 | Anindya Mukherjee | Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada | Aspects of holographic superconductors |
Apr 8 | Sayantani Bhattacharyya | TIFR | Weak Field Black Hole Formation in Asymptotically AdS Spacetimes |
Mar 30 | Suvrat Raju | HRI, Allahabad | S-matrix in Twistor Space |
Mar 6 | Subodh Patil | Humboldt University Berlin | An IR modification to gravity from the running of G_N, and the cosmological constant problem |
Jan 30 | Borun Chowdhury | TIFR | Radiation from the Non-extremal fuzzball |
Jan 7 | Aninda Sinha | Perimeter Institute | The viscosity bound in string theory |
Jan 9 | Sameer Murthy | LPTHE, Paris | Corrections to the entropy of 5d black holes |
2008 | |||
Dec 19 | Subhaneil Lahiri | Harvard University | A review of "Black holes as lumps of fluid" by Caldarelli et al. |
Dec. 1 | Bartek Czech | (Univ. of Pennsylvania) | Quiver Topology and RG Dynamics |
Oct 17 | Bartek Czech | Univ. of Pennsylvania) | Statistics of Black Hole Microstates |
Sep 26 | Constantinos Papageorgakis | TIFR | Towards a proof of Olive-Montonen Duality via multiple M2s |
Sep 15 | Takeshi Morita | TIFR | Small AdS black holes from SYM |
May 23 | Costis Papageorgakisr | TIFR | Thoughts on Bagger-Lambert |
May 26 | Costis Papageorgakisr | TIFR | Thoughts on Bagger-Lambert (Part II) |
Apr 11 | Atish Dabholkar | TIFR | Counting all dyons in N=4 string theory |
Apr 11 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Multiple Membranes |
Mar 26 | Takehiro Azuma | TIFR | Monte Carlo studies of the spontaneous rotational symmetry breaking in simplified IKKT matrix models |
Mar 25 | Sandip Trivedi | TIFR | A Hologram for Cosmological Singularities (Part II) |
Mar 24 | Sandip Trivedi | TIFR | A Hologram for Cosmological Singularities |
Mar 17 | Piotr Surowka | Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland) | What can we say about an expanding plasma? |
Mar 14 | Partha Nag | TIFR | Quark mass and chiral symmetry breaking in modified Sakai-Sugimoto model |
Mar 10 | Amitabh Virmani | UC Santa Barbara | Stress Tensor for Asymptotically Flat Gravity |
Feb 25 | Subodh Patil | Humboldt Univ., Berlin | UV/IR mixing and the CMB: Planck Scale physics in the Sky? |
Feb 22 | R. Loganayagam | TIFR | Conformal Hydrodynamics and Entropy Current |
Feb 14 (Thu) | Tom Brown | Queen Mary College, London | Operator mixing in N=4 SYM and U(N) |
Feb 12 (Tue) | Suvankar Datta | HRI, Allahabad | Free Fermions and Thermal AdS/CFT |
Feb 7 (Thursday) | Madhu Kallingalthodi | Chennai Mathematical Institute | Perturbative study of Leigh-Strassler deformations of N=3 supersymmetric Yang-Mills |
Feb 4 | Jyotirmoy Bhattacharyya | TIFR | Indices for Superconformal Field Theories in 3,5 and 6 Dimensions |
Jan 21 | Neil Copland | Queen Mary College, London | Fuzzy Funnels |
2007 | |||
Dec 31 | Aniket Basu | TIFR | Some Speculations About Critical Exponents |
Nov 26 | Takeshi Morita | TIFR | Hawking Radiation and Higher-spin Current in Near Horizon Conformal Field Theory |
Nov 5 | Manavendra Mahato | TIFR | Thermal properties of black holes in Cascading theories |
Oct 26 | Matthew Headrick | Stanford University | Hedgehog black holes and the deconfinement transition |
Oct 11 | Neil Lambert | King's College London | Modelling Multiple M2-branes |
Aug 31 | Kevin Goldstein | TIFR | A review of `On the gravitational stability of D1-D5-P black holes' by Vitor Cardoso, Oscar J.C. Dias, Robert C. Myers (http://arxiv.org/abs/0707.3406) |
Aug 24 | Anshuman Maharana | UCSB | Effective Actions in IIB Flux Compactifications |
Aug 13 | Swarnendu Sarkar | Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar | Phase transitions with alpha' corrections |
Jul 27 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Dyon Death Eaters |
Jul 23 | Takehiro Azuma | TIFR | Review of "Non-latticesimulation for supersymmetric gauge theories in one dimension (arXiv:0706.1647) by Masanori Hanada, Jun Nishimura and Shingo Takeuchi" |
Jul 20 | Suresh Nampuri | TIFR | Aspects of dyon counting |
Jul 16 | Shiraz Minwalla | TIFR | TBA |
May 4 | Takehiro Azuma | TIFR | Discussion on paper "Exact fuzzy sphere thermodynamics in matrix quantum mechanics" arXiv:0704.3183 by Naoyuki Kawahara, Jun Nishimura and Shingo Takeuchi |
Apr 30 | Atish Dabholkar | TIFR | Exact Chiral Ring of AdS3/CFT2 |
Apr 20 | Konstantinos Zoubos | Queen Mary, Univ. of London | MHV Rules and Pure Yang-Mills at One Loop |
Apr 5 | Kevin Goldstein | TIFR | Black hole deconstruction (hep-th/0703252) |
Mar 26 | T.P. Singh | TIFR | Quantum mechanics without classical spacetime: from theory to experiment (Part II) |
Mar 23 | Bobby Ezhuthachan | TIFR | Plasma balls/kinks as solitons of large N confining gauge theories |
Mar 9 | Niklas Beisert | Albert Einstein Institute, Germany | The S-Matrix of AdS/CFT |
Mar 2 | T.P. Singh | TIFR | Quantum mechanics without classical spacetime: from theory to experiment |
Feb 23 | Takeshi Morita | KEK Accelerator Laboratory, Japan | Higher-spin Currents and Thermal Flux from Hawking Radiation |
Feb 19 | Satoshi Iso | KEK Accelerator Laboratory, Japan | Hawking radiation and quantum anomalies at horizon |
Feb 12 | Costis Papageorgakis | TIFR | Fuzzy spheres, matrix D-branes and the nonabelian DBI: II |
Feb 9 | Sangmin Lee | Seoul National University | Toric AdS4/CFT3 dual pairs and Crystal Lattices |
Feb 7 | Carlo Albert | ETH Zurich | Batalin-Vilkovisky Gauge Fixing, Homogeneous Spaces and Chern-Simons Theory |
Feb 7 | Maulik Parikh | IUCAA, Pune | Mach's Holographic Principle |
Jan 22 | Constantinos Papageorgakis | TIFR | Fuzzy spheres, matrix D-branes and the nonabelian DBI |
2006 | |||
Dec 7 | Joris Raeymaekers | University of Tokyo | Fuzzy (p,q) strings |
Dec 4 | Sudarshan Ananth | Albert Einstein Inst., Postdam | Deformations of N=4 Yang-Mills and ultra-violet finiteness |
Nov 30 | Suresh Nampuri | TIFR | Counting dyons, Borcherds lift and string webs |
Nov 6 | Atish Dabholkar | TIFR | Black Holes, Modular Forms, and Genus-two Worldsheets (Part II) |
Nov 3 | Takehiro Azuma | TIFR | Monte Carlo studies of the spontaneous rotational symmetry breaking in a matrix model with the complex action |
Oct 27 | Atish Dabholkar | TIFR | Black Holes, Modular Forms, and Genus-two Worldsheets |
Oct 9 | Kevin Goldstein | TIFR | Rotating Attractors |
Oct 6 | K. Narayan | TIFR | Cosmologies with null Big-Bang singularities and their gauge theory duals [II] |
Oct 3 | K. Narayan | TIFR | Cosmologies with null Big-Bang singularities and their gauge theory duals [I] |
Sep 18 | Michael Peskin | SLAC, USA | A particle physicist's view of Dark Matter |
Sep 14 | Joe Polchinski | KITP, Santa Barbara | AdS/CFT and Wormholes |
Aug 18 | Aseem Paranjape | TIFR | Thermodynamic Route to Field Equations in Lanczos-Lovelock Gravity |
Aug 4 | Ashoke Sen | HRI, Allhabad | Dyon Spectrum in N=4 Supersymmetric String Theories |
Jul 24 | Gautam Mandal | TIFR | Counting bulk configurations |
Jul 21 | Seok Kim | KIAS, Seoul | Comments on 1/16-BPS objects in $AdS_5 \times S^5$ |
Jul 7 | Shiraz Minwalla | TIFR | Supersymmetric States in $N=4$ Yang Mills from Giant Gravitons |
Jul 4 | Matthew A. Buican | Princeton Univ. | Effective Field Theory of a D3-brane Probing a Compactified del Pezzo Singularity |
Jun 30 | Rajesh Gopakumar | HRI, Allahabad | Open-Closed String Duality and Strebel Differentials |
Jun 29 | Rajesh Gopakumar | HRI, Allahabad | On Wald's Entropy in AdS Spaces |
Jun 16 | Rukmani Dey | HRI, Allahabad | Geometric quantization of the hyperKahler structure in the Hitchin system and the vortex moduli space |
Jun 9 | Rajesh Gopakumar | HRI, Allahabad | From spacetime to worldsheet: four point correlators (Part II) |
Jun 7 | Rajesh Gopakumar | HRI, Allahabad | From spacetime to worldsheet: four point correlators (Part I) |
May 22 | Nemani V Suryanarayana | Perimeter Institute | Single-Charge Extremal Small Black Holes |
May 19 | Atish Dabholkar | TIFR | Spectrum of Dyons in N=4 compactifications |
May 15 | Anirban Basu | IAS, Princeton | A four-point function in the AdS_5/CFT_4 Correspondence |
May 12 | Tatsuya Tokunaga | YITP | String Theories on Supermanifolds |
May 8 | Kyriakos Papadodimas | Harvard University | Report on the paper `Dynamical SUSY in Meta-Stable Vacua' by K. Intriligator, N. Seiberg, D. Shih, hep-th/0602239 |
May 5 | Pallab Basu | TIFR | Black hole string transition of small Swarzschild black hole in $AdS_5 \times S^5$ and Critical Unitary Matrix models (Part II) |
May 1 | Joseph Marsano | Harvard University | S-Matrix of the N=4 Spin Chain |
Apr 28 | Pallab Basu | TIFR | Black hole string transition of small Swarzschild black hole in $AdS_5 \times S^5$ and Critical Unitary Matrix models |
Apr 21 | Masaki Shigemori | Caltech | How a black hole emerges from a pure state |
Apr 17 | Ugo Bruzzo | SISSA, Trieste, Italy | Localization on instanton moduli space and topological field theory |
Apr 10 | Justin Raj David | HRI, Allahabad | Towards a string bit formulation of N=4 Super Yang-Mills (Part II) |
Apr 7 | Justin Raj David | HRI, Allahabad | Towards a string bit formulation of N=4 Super Yang-Mills (Part I) |
Mar 31 | Arvind Rajaraman | University of California, Irvin | The eight derivative action of M-theory |
Mar 30 | Bobby Ezhuthachan | TIFR | An alternate interpretation of the "missing branes" in non-susy orbifolds of $C^{2}$ (Parti II) |
Mar 23 | Subodh Patil | McGill University | String Cosmology in the Hagedorn Phase: Towards an Alternative to Inflation |
Mar 17 | Bobby Ezhuthachan | TIFR | An alternate interpretation of the "missing branes" in non-susy orbifolds of $C^{2}$ |
Mar 10 | Ali Reza Tavanfar | IPM, Tehran, Iran | Partition function of non-supersymmetric black holes in the supergravity limit (ref.: hep-th/0602292) |
Feb 24 | Ari Pakman | TIFR | Liouville theory without an action (Part II) |
Feb 20 | Ari Pakman | TIFR | Liouville theory without an action |
Feb 17 | Dumitru Astefanesei | HRI, Allahabad | Boundary Black Holes in ADS/CFT |
Feb 13 | Davide Gaiotto | Harvard Univ. | Black Hole Microstates and Near-Horizon Geometry (Part II) |
Feb 10 | Davide Gaiotto | Harvard Univ. | Black Hole Microstates and Near-Horizon Geometry (Part I) |
Feb 6 | Shiraz Minwalla | TIFR | Supersymmetric States in $N=4$ Yang Mills on $S^3$ (Part II) |
Jan 31 | Shiraz Minwalla | TIFR | Supersymmetric States in $N=4$ Yang Mills on $S^3$ |
Jan 27 | Rudra Pratap Jena | TIFR | A C-function for Non Supersymmetric Attractors |
Jan 13 | Joao Baptista | DAMTP, Cambridge | On Vortex Moduli Spaces |
Jan 12 | Tirthobir Biswas | McGill University | Bouncing universes in string-inspired gravity |
Jan 9 | Dileep Jatkar | HRI, Allahabad | Dyon Spectrum in CHL models |
2005 | |||
Dec 19 | Abhishek Agarwal | City College, City University, New York | New Integrable Systems From Giant Gravitons in N=4 SYM |
Nov 29 | Avinash Dhar | TIFR | Quantum mechanics of LLM geometries and bosonization of finite number of fermions |
Nov 28 | Gautam Mandal | TIFR | Quantum mechanics of half-BPS geometries |
Nov 14 | Swapna Mahapatra | Utkal University | Exploring the relation between four and five dimensional supersymmetric solutions |
Sep 26 | Rudra Pratap Jena | TIFR | Non-susy attractors-II |
Sep 19 | Kevin Goldstein | TIFR | Non-Supersymmetric Attractors I |
Sep 5 | Norihiro Iizuka | TIFR | A Stringy-Small Black Ring |
Aug 8 | Sudarshan Ananth | University of Florida | Maximally Supersymmetric Theories in Light-Cone Superspace |
Jul 22 | Bobby Ezhuthachan | The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai | D-branes on Landau-Ginzburg Orbifolds and Calabi-Yau spaces |
May 2 | Rajesh Gopakumar | HRI, Allahabad | Baby Universes in String Theory |
May 9 | Rajesh Gopakumar | HRI, Allahabad | From Free Fields to AdS |
Apr 25 | Sujay Ashok | Rutgers University | D-Branes in Non-critical Strings and N=1 Super Yang-Mills |
Mar 30 | Spenta Wadia | TIFR | AdS_5 blackholes, finite temperative gauge theory and 1/N expansion |
Mar 21 | Atish Dabholkar | TIFR | Exact and Asymptotic Degeneracies of Small Black Holes |
Mar 7 | Kevin Goldstein | TIFR | de Siter space, Alpha-vacua and interacting QFT |
Jan 17 | Shiraz Minwalla | TIFR | High Energy YM scattering from the bulk |
Jan 7 | Maulik Parikh | Columbia University | De Sitter's Dual: Finite Fuzzy Fermionic Fock Space |
2004 | |||
Dec 14 | Liam McAllister | Stanford University | Open String Corrections to D-brane Dynamics |
Dec 7 | Andrew Strominger | Harvard University | Superconformal Black Holes |
Nov 22 | K. Narayan | TIFR | Localized tachyons and conifold flip transitions in C^3/Z_N |
Nov 9 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Introduction to Topological Strings |
Nov 8 | Jnan Maharana | Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar | Nonlocal Conserved Currents for NSR String in AdS_3 X S_3 |
Oct 26 | Aalok Mishra | IIT Roorkee | Flux Vacua Statistics for Two-Parameter Calabi-Yau's |
Sep 14 | Nemani V Suryanarayana | Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada | A deformation of $AdS_5\times S^5$ |
Aug 17 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Perturbation Series and Nonperturbative Effects in Noncritical String Theory |
Jun 15 | K.P. Yogendran | HRI, Allahabad | D branes in the 2D Lorentzian black hole |
May 6 | Swapna Mahapatra | Utkal University | de Sitter vacua from N=2 gauged supergravity |
May 5 | Jnan Maharana | IOP Bhubaneshwar | Symmetries of Axion-dilaton String Cosmology |
Apr 5 | Nori Iizuka | TIFR | An Inflationary Model in String Theory |
Mar 22 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Perturbative Gauge Theory as a String Theory in Twistor Space (Part III) |
Mar 19 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Perturbative Gauge Theory as a String Theory in Twistor Space (Part II) |
Mar 15 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Perturbative Gauge Theory as a String Theory in Twistor Space (Part I) |
Feb 17 | Subodh Patil | Brown University | Radion Stabilization by Stringy Effects in GR and Dilaton Gravity |
Jan 27 | Bhabani Prasad Mandal | Maulana Azad College Calcutta | Generalized BRST and Coulomb gauge problems |
Jan 13 | Sameer Murthy | Princeton University | Non-critical superstrings, 2-d black holes and the supersymmetric matrix model |
2003 | |||
Nov 25 | Lars Goerlich | TIFR | N=1 and non-supersymmetric open string theories in six and four space-time dimensions |
Nov 11 | T. Jayaraman | TIFR and IMSc, Chennai | Review of the paper: Quantum Calabi-Yau and Classical Crystals by Okounkov, Reshetikhin and Vafa. |
Nov 4 | Sandip P. Trivedi | TIFR | Attempts at Inflation in String Theory |
Sep 25 | Ashoke Sen | HRI and TIFR | Implications of open-closed string duality |
Sep 16 | Norihiro Iizuka | TIFR | Aspects of holography: D0-branes, membranes and Matrix model on pp-waves |
Sep 9 | Shahrokh Parvizi | Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics N=2 SYM theories from Dijkgraaf-Vafa Matrix Model | |
Aug 12 | Sudhakar Panda | HRI, Allahabad | The deSitter solution in gauged N=4 Supergravity model |
Jul 25 | Jarah Evslin | INFN, Italy | Topology Change from T-Duality |
Jul 22 | Chethan Gowdigere | University of Southern California | Supersymmetric solutions with fluxes using "algebraic" killing spinors |
Jun 12 | Gautam Mandal | TIFR | c=1 matrix model and the dynamics of unstable D-branes (Part II) |
Jun 9 | Gautam Mandal | TIFR | c=1 matrix model and the dynamics of unstable D-branes |
June 3 | Sumit Das | University of Kentucky | Collectove Field Theories and Holography (Part II) |
May 27 | Sumit Das | University of Kentucky | Collectove Field Theories and Holography |
May 20 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | C=1 String Theory and the Conifold Singularity : II |
May 13 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | C=1 String Theory and the Conifold Singularity : I |
Apr 29 | Avinash Dhar | TIFR | String bits in small radius AdS and weakly coupled N=4 Super Yang-Mills Theory |
Apr 21 | Matthew Headrick | TIFR | The Busso Bound |
Mar 25 | Allan Adams | TIFR | Searching for Lost Susy |
Feb 10 Feb 11 | Sandip Trivedi | TIFR | deSitter Vacua in String theory |
Feb 4 | Sanjay | Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar | Aspects of Gauge/String Duality |
Jan 28 | Shesansu Sekhar Pal | Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar | Nonsingular cosmologies from branes |
Jan 21 | Ryu Sasaki | Yukawa Inst. for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University | Calogero-Moser models: integrability for all root systems |
2002 | |||
Dec 27 | Nathan Berkovits | Sao Paulo Univ., Brazil | Covariant Quantization of the Super Particle |
Dec 26 | Akikazu Hashimoto | IAS, Princeton | Holography and String Dynamics in Time-dependent Backgrounds |
Nov 26 | Alok Kumar | Inst. of Physics, Bhubaneswar | D-Branes in PP-wave background |
Oct 22 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Strings on pp-wave spacetimes and massive mirror symmetry |
Sep 23 | Debashis Ghoshal | HRI, Allahabad | Matrix Strings from PP-wave? |
Sep 17 | Justin R. David | University of California at Santa Barbara | Unstable magnetic fluxes in heterotic string theory (2 lectures) |
Sep 16 | Atish Dabholkar | TIFR | Duality twists, Fluxes and Orbifolds |
Aug 27 | Shiraz Minwalla | Harvard University | Spacetime Energy Loss along Renormalisation Group Flow |
Aug 13 | Sandip Trivedi | TIFR | IIB string theory with fluxes: an example |
Jul 29 | Rajesh Gopakumar | H. R. I. Allahabad/I. A. S. Princeton | Geometry, Gauge Theory, and Matrix Models (three lectures) |
Jul 23 | K. Narain | ICTP | PP wave limit for D5-D1 systems and the dual symmetric product CFT |
Jun 25 | Prasanta Kumar Tripathy | TIFR | Stable de Sitter vacua from gauged supergravity |
Jun 18 | Spenta R. Wadia | TIFR | Semiclassical String Theory in Anti-deSitter Space |
Jun 4 | Anindya Biswas | TIFR | D5 brane in AdS and PP-wave backrgounds |
May 21 | Joris Raeymaekers | TIFR | Rolling Tachyons |
May 14 | V. Ramanan | TIFR | Strings on Time-dependent Orbifold backgrounds |
Apr 16 | Spenta Wadia | TIFR | The Gauge-String Correspondence |
Feb 26 | Satish Joglekar | Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur | How well do we understand Gauge Invariance? |
Jan 10 | Shiraz Minwalla | Harvard University | href="http://www.theory.tifr.res.in/local/stmp/shiraz/" Tachyon Condensation on Twisted Circles II |
Jan 8 | Shiraz Minwalla | Harvard University | href="http://www.theory.tifr.res.in/local/stmp/shiraz/" Tachyon Condensation on Twisted Circles |
2001 | |||
Oct 30 | Joris Raeymaekers | TIFR | Some aspects of tachyon condensation in string field theory |
Oct 18 | Rajesh Gopakumar | Harvard University | Open-Closed String Correspondence-VI |
Oct 16 | Rajesh Gopakumar | Harvard University | Open-Closed String Correspondence-V |
Oct 11 | Rajesh Gopakumar | Harvard University | Open-Closed String Correspondence-IV |
Oct 9 | Rajesh Gopakumar | Harvard University | Open-Closed String Correspondence-III |
Oct 4 | Rajesh Gopakumar | Harvard University | Open-Closed String Correspondence-II |
Oct 1 | Rajesh Gopakumar | Harvard University | Open-Closed String Correspondence-I |
Sep 25 | Atish Dabholkar | TIFR | On Condensation of Closed String Tachyons |
Sep 24 | Rajesh Gopakumar | Harvard University | Non-commutative Multi-solitons |
Sep 17 | Debashis Ghoshal | Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad | Tachyon Condensation in NS-5 brane background |
Sep 10 | K. P. Yogendran | TIFR | Fuzzy 2-spheres and Topology Change in Matrix Models-II |
Aug 21 | K. P. Yogendran | TIFR | Fuzzy 2-spheres and Topology Change in Matrix Models |
Aug 7 | P. Ramadevi | Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai | Knots, Links, Three-Manifold Invariants from Chern-Simons Theory-II |
Jul 31 | P. Ramadevi | Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai | Knots, Links, Three-Manifold Invariants from Chern-Simons Theory |
Jul 24 | Shahrokh Parvizi | TIFR | Noncommutative Gauged WZW Models |
Jul 17 | Sudhakar Panda | Harish Chandra Research Institute | Assisted Inflation via Tachyon Condensation |
Jul 16 | Tapobrata Sarkar | TIFR | Linear Sigma Models and Disc Instantons-II |
Jul 10 | Tapobrata Sarkar | TIFR | Linear Sigma Models and Disc Instantons-I |
Jul 3 | Anindya K. Biswas | Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar | Cardy-Verlinde formula on the Brane in presence of Stiff matter |
Jul 2 | Shiraz Minwalla | Harvard University | Fermionic Excitations of the Bosonic String |
Jun 26 | Sunil Mukhi | TIFR | Derivative Corrections from Noncommutativity |