Video Library

Since 2002 Perimeter Institute has been recording seminars, conference talks, and public outreach events using video cameras installed in our lecture theatres.  Perimeter now has 7 formal presentation spaces for its many scientific conferences, seminars, workshops and educational outreach activities, all with advanced audio-visual technical capabilities.  Recordings of events in these areas are all available On-Demand from this Video Library and on Perimeter Institute Recorded Seminar Archive (PIRSA)PIRSA is a permanent, free, searchable, and citable archive of recorded seminars from relevant bodies in physics. This resource has been partially modelled after Cornell University's arXiv.org. 

  

 

Wednesday Mar 04, 2015
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Tuesday Mar 03, 2015

The talk will be based on a work in progress with Stefano Kovacs

(Dublin IAS) and Yuki Sato (Wits University). In a previous work

(arxiv:1310.0016) we have shown that,

in the M-theory regime (large N with the Chern-Simon level k fixed)

of the duality between ABJM theory and M-theory on AdS4 x S7/Zk,

certain monopole operators with large R charges on the gauge theory side

correspond to spherical membranes

(which is in general in non-BPS excited states) in the pp-wave matrix

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Tuesday Mar 03, 2015
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It is not known how to explain the excess of matter over antimatter with the Standard Model. This matter asymmetry can be accounted for in certain extensions of the Standard Model through the mechanism of electroweak baryogenesis (EWBG), in which the extra baryons are created in the early Universe during the electroweak phase transition.

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Tuesday Mar 03, 2015
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Tuesday Mar 03, 2015
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The cosmic microwave background contains a wealth of

information about cosmology as well as high energy physics. It tells

us about the composition and geometry of the universe, the properties

of neutrinos, dark matter, and even about the conditions in our

universe long before the cosmic microwave background was emitted.

After a brief review of what we may hope to learn from studies of the

cosmic microwave background about the early universe, I will review

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Tuesday Mar 03, 2015
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Monday Mar 02, 2015
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In this talk I will describe recent work with Almheiri and Dong, where we proposed a connection between the emergence of bulk locality in AdS/CFT and the theory of quantum error correction. Bulk notions such as Bogoliubov transformations, location in the radial direction, and the holographic entropy bound all have natural CFT interpretations in the language of quantum error correction.

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Monday Mar 02, 2015
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