High Energy Theory Seminar – Spring 2023

Overview – Spring 2023

In selected weeks, we will have formal seminar talks by external speakers. All other talks in the HEP seminar are held by students for students. Clearly, faculty members will also participate. The format is informal. The talks are 45 minutes long, plus 15 minutes of discussion time.

Location: GL310
Time: 15:30 (Central Time)


Date Speaker Topic
Jan 13 Everyone Organizational meeting
Jan 20  –  No seminar
Jan 27 Prof. Dr. David Poland (Yale University)
Bootstrapping the CFT Landscape – Video Recording

Snapshot of professor Poland giving the talk

Feb 03 Prof. Dr. Raman Sundrum (University of Maryland) Cosmology and Unification – AbstractVideo Recording

Image of Dr. Sundrum starting his talk on cosmology and unification

Feb 10 Chuang Xu (UA) Noncommutative space in quantum theory – Notes
Feb 17 Puja Das (UA)
Triplet doublet splitting, Proton stability and an extra dimension – Notes
Feb 24 Taoli Liu (UA) De Sitter and Anti-De Sitter Spaces – Notes
Mar 03  –  No seminar
Mar 10 Prof. Dr. Makoto Natsuume (KEK, Tsukuba) Holographic Meissner effect – AbstractSlides

Mar 17 Spring Break  No seminar
Mar 24 Victor Baules (UA) Feynman integrals from Linear Algebra – Notes
Mar 31 Prof. Dr. Nobuchika Okada (UA) Phenomenological aspects of classically conformal extension of the Standard Model – Slides
Apr 07 Honors Day  No seminar
Apr 14
Apr 21 Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Itoyama (Osaka Metropolitan University) D-term triggered dynamical supersymmetry breaking
Apr 28 Prof. Dr. Mark Srednicki (UCSB) Quantum Chaos and the Foundations of Statistical Mechanics – AbstractVideo Recording

Previous HEP Theory Seminars

Semester Topic
Fall 2022

Spring 2022

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts, Recordings

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts, Recordings

Fall 2021

Spring 2021

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts, Recordings

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts

Fall 2020

Spring 2020

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts, Recordings

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Seminar Schedule, Notes, Abstracts

Conformal Field Theory

Fall 2018

Spring 2018

Anomalies in Quantum Field Theory

Quantum field theory in curved spacetime

Fall 2017

Spring 2017


Synergy – different views on the same topic

Fall 2016 Limitations of quantum field theory