PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory (Gaiotto)

PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory (Gaiotto)

 

 

Friday Mar 09, 2018
Speaker(s): 

String dualities.

 

 

Thursday Mar 08, 2018
Speaker(s): 

Free fermions - Spin-CFT - superstrings.

 

 

Wednesday Mar 07, 2018
Speaker(s): 

Introduction to superstrings - example of a supersymmetric quantum mechanics system.

 

 

Tuesday Mar 06, 2018
Speaker(s): 

Branes - Neumann and Dirichlet boundary conditions.

 

 

Monday Mar 05, 2018
Speaker(s): 

Propagation of string in curved space - String theory effective action from 2d RG flow -Kaluza-Klein compactification - T-duality.

 

 

Friday Mar 02, 2018
Speaker(s): 

Scattering amplitude A_{TTTT}.

 

 

Thursday Mar 01, 2018
Speaker(s): 

State-Operator map: general states in the free boson Hilbert space - ghost; Sphere correlation function; Scattering amplitude A_{TTT}. 

 

 

Wednesday Feb 28, 2018
Speaker(s): 

Ghost Hilbert space - BRST cohomology.

 

 

Tuesday Feb 27, 2018
Speaker(s): 

Ghosts in string theory - BRST-symmetric path integral for a bosonic string.

 

 

Monday Feb 26, 2018
Speaker(s): 

Ghosts and other terrors - BRST gauge fixing.

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