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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).

2014
Nov 3 Somyadip Thakur 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 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