String Lunch Club

Tuesday 12:15 Note new time for this semester

Center for Theoretical Physics, Building 6, Third Floor Seminar Room, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Organizers: Zweibach, Troost

 
 

Fall 2002 Schedule of Talks

   
September 10 Organizational meeting
   
September 17 A Review of PP-wave/SYM Correspondence
  Umut Gursoy
  MIT
   
September 24 Holographic reformulation of string theory in the PP-wave limit
  Tamiaki Yoneya
  U. Tokyo, Komaba
   
October 1 Supersymmetric Matrix Models
  David Tong
  MIT
   
October 8 N=4 SYM, string field theory and string bits
  Neil Constable
  MIT
   
October 15 On Time Dependent Backgrounds
  Jan Troost
  MIT
   
October 22 Type IIB matrix model
  Asato Tsuchiya
  MIT
   
October 29 On Tachyon Matter
  Nicolas Moeller
  MIT
   
November 5 Scalar Fields in the AdS/CFT Correspondence
  Victor Rivelles
  MIT
   
November 12 A review of the black string instability an dnon-uniform branes
  Harvey Reall
  Queens Mary College
   
November 19 Defect conformal field theory & the locally localized graviton
  Oliver De Wolfe
  UC, Santa Barbara
   
November 26 Toric Duality
  Sebastian Franco
  MIT
   
December 3 TBA
  Gaetano Bertoldi
  MIT
   
December 10 Time Dependent Backgrounds: Part II
  Jessie Shelton
  MIT