[AlbaNova]

Theory Seminars 2007-08


KTH/Nordita/SU SEMINAR IN THEORETICAL PHYSICS#


Wednesdays at 11.00
(usually) in the FA31

Organized by

Eddy Ardonne Nordita - 5537 8717 - ardonne"at"kth.se
Marcus  Berg SU CoPS - 5537 8848 - mberg"at"physto.se
Ingemar Bengtsson SU KoF - 5537 8732 - ingemar"at"physto.se
Edwin Langmann KTH- 5537 8173 - langmann"at"kth.se

If you have suggestions for speakers or comments please contact us.

Note: there are other theory seminars at AlbaNova organized, e.g.  SU CoPS

Included are also a few additional Theoretical Physics seminars (marked by *) not included in the series.

#new label since Jan. 23, 2008 - before that: SU KoF/KTH theory seminar


PROGRAM
June 4, 11:00
FA31
Joost Slingerland (Dublin)
Fractional quantum Hall trial wave functions
Abstract
May 28, 11:00
FA31
Isabel Sainz (KTH)
Beyond the rotating wave approximation: effective interactions and quantum phase transitions
Abstract
May 21, 11:00
FA31
Hans Fogedby (Copenhagen) 
Aspects of Nonequilibrium: Growth and Pattern Formation
in the Kardar Parisi Zhang equation for a growing interface
Abstract
May 14, 11:00 in FA32 (OBS!) Volker Schomerus (Hamburg)
Strings in Holographic Backgrounds
Abstract
May 7, 11:00 in FA31 Francesco Sannino (Odense)
Dynamical Stabilization of the Fermi Scale: From Colliders to Cosmology
Abstract
April 30, 11:00
in FA32
Vieri Mastropietro (Rome)
Luttinger and Fermi liquids: a Constructive Renormalization Group approach
Abstract
April 23, 10:30* (OBS) Colloquium by Edward Witten
April 16, 11:00
in FD41 (OBS)
Gordon W. Semenoff (UBC)
Graphene domain walls as quantum wires
Abstract
*April 9, 11:00
FA31
Mats Larsson (SU)
Astrobiology
Abstract
April 2, 11:00
in FA31
Davide Meloni (Roma III, Rom, Italien)
New physics with neutrino telescopes
Abstract
* March 26, 15.15h
in FA32
Dean Astumian (University of Maine)
Extended reciprocal relations for Brownian Molecular Machines far from
Equilibrium
March 26, 11:00
in FA32 (OBS)
Torsten Ekedahl (SU) 
Mirror symmetry - a mathematical point of view

CANCELED
March 19, 11:00
in FA31
Klas Markström (Umeå)
Quantum but no mechanics - an introduction to quantum probability theory
Abstract
March 12, 11:00
in FA31
Jani-Petri Martikainen (NORDITA)
Ultra-cold Fermi superfluids
Abstract
March 5, 11:00
in FA31
Francesco Calogero ("La Sapienza", Rome)
Spontaneous reversal of irreversible processes in a many-body Hamiltonian
Abstract
Feb. 27, 11:00
in FA31
Hans Hansson (SU)
Fractional statistics - what is believed, what is known, what is
measured?

Abstract
Feb. 20, 11:00
in FA31
Angel Uranga (Madrid) 
The Standard Model from string theory D-branes
Abstract
Feb. 13, 11:00
in FA31
Thomas Thiemann (AEI Potsdam) 
Loop Quantum Gravity
Abstract
Feb.6, 11:00
in FA31
Stefan Theisen (AEI Potsdam)
Hologravity: Classical Gravity vs. Quantum Field Theory
Abstract
Jan. 30, 11:00
in FA31
Eddy Ardonne (NORDITA):
Collective states of interacting fibonacci anyons
Abstract
Jan. 23, 11:00
in FA31
Teresia Månsson (AEI Potsdam):
Is there a tower of charges to be discovered?
Abstract
Jan. 16, 11:00
in FA31
Siddharta Lal (ICTP Trieste):
Towards an understanding of transport through junctions in
quantum-Hall systems
Abstract
Jan. 11,  13:15 in A4:1069
Michal Malinský (University of Southampton, UK)
Quark and lepton masses and mixing in unified models of particle interactions
Abstract
Dec. 18, 11:00
in FA31
(OBS day!)
Bo-Sture Skagerstam (Trondheim):
Photon Emission Processes Near Superconducting Bodies
Abstract
Dec. 13, 11:00
in FB54
(Obs day and room)
Matti Manninen (Jyväskylä): 
Localization of particles and vortices in quantum dots and cold atom
clouds
Dec. 5, 11:00
in FA31
Marcus Berg (SU): 
Introduction to orientifolds
Abstract
Nov. 28, 11:00
in FA31
Sten Hellman (SU):
Discovering the expected with Atlas
Abstract
Nov. 21, 11:00
in FA31
David Gómez-Ullate (Madrid)
Chaos and multivaluedness: travelling on Riemann surfaces
Abstract
Nov. 14, 11:00
in FA31
Jon Magne Leinaas (Oslo): 
Geometry of separable and entangled quantum states
Abstract
Nov. 7, 11:00
in FA31
Ingemar Bengtsson (SU): 
Anti-de Sitter black holes (a controversy)
Abstract
Oct. 31, 11:00
in FA31
Alfonso Garcia-Parrado (Mai, Linköping): 
Causal structure: a new viewpoint
Abstract
Oct. 24, 11:00
in FA31
Maria Hermanns (SU): 
Quantum Hall wave functions on the torus
*Oct. 23, 10:15
in A4:1069
Seminar in Mathematical Physics
Remi Leandre (Dijon)
Connes-Hida Calculus in the Index theory
Abstract
Oct. 17, 11:00
in FA31
Lars Samuelsson (Nordita)
Dynamical modelling of Neutron stars.
Abstract
Oct. 3, 11:00
in FA31
Hans Ringström (Mathematics, KTH):
Future global non-linear stability of cosmological models
with accelerated expansion
Sept. 26, 11:00
in FA31
Stephanie Reimann (Lund Univ.)
Vortices in quantum dots and Bose condensates
(to be confirmed)
*Sept. 25, 11:00
in FB41
Seminar in Theoretical Biophysics
Tobias Ambjornsson
(Dept. Chemistry, MIT):
Nanosensing using DNA constructs and tagged particles in 1D
Sept. 12, 11:00
in FA31
Z. Tesanovich (John Hopkins):
d-wave Duality, Gauge Theories and the
Physics of High Temperature Superconductors
Sept. 5, 11:00
in FA31
L. Balents (UCSB): 
Spinons, triplons, and ordering in quasi-one-dimensional antiferromagnets
Aug. 29, 11:00
in FA32
Das Sarma (Maryland): 
Computing with quantum knots: Nonabelian anyons
and topological quantum computation
Aug. 22, 11:00 
in FA32
B. Svistunov (UMass Amherst): 
Supersolid State of Matter

Seminars 2006-07



Theory Seminars at AlbaNova in the past (list not complete)

SU KoF 04-06 - KTH Mathematical Physics 97-06 - KTH Particle Theory 01-05 - SCFAB Theory 01-03