String Seminar

Wednesday 2 pm

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

Organizers: Hanany, Taylor, Zwiebach

 

Spring 2002 Schedule of Talks

February 13 TBA
  Kentaro Hori
  Harvard
   
February 20 On Condensation of Localized Tachyons in Closed String Theories
  Soon Keon Nam
  Kyung Hee University, Korea
   
February 27 Towards vacuum superstring field theory
  Marcos Marino
  Harvard University
   
March 6 Nonperturbative Nonrenormalization in a Nonsupersymmetric Nonlocal String Theory
  Eva Silverstein
  SLAC
   
March 13 On the Power of Supersymmetry in Matrix Theory
  Yoichi Kazama
  University of Tokyo
   
March 20 Black Hole Entrophy and Spacetime from Quantum Mechanics
  David Lowe
  Brown University
   
March 27

 

Spring Break no seminar

   
April 3 NS5-Branes, T-Duality and Worldsheet Instantons
  David Tong
  MIT
   
April 10 The spectrum of the black hole conformal field theory
  Jan Troost
  MIT
   
April 17 *-Wars
  Jason Kumar
  UC, San Diego
   
April 24 Mirror Symmetry, Superpotentials and Large N Dualities
  Mina Aganagic
  Harvard
   
May 1 Open Dielectric Branes
  Mark van Raamsdonk
  Stanford
   
May 8 Open string states and D-brane tension from vacuum string field theory
  Yuji Okawa
  Cal Tech
   
May 15 Tachyon dynamics in string theory
  Ashoke Sen
  MRI, India/MIT