High Energy Theory Seminar – Fall 2019
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 a generous amount of discussion time.
Location: 338 Gallalee Hall
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Some references: TBA
Schedule
Date  Speaker  Topic 

Aug 30
Sep 6 
Markus Garbiso (UA)
Casey Cartwright (UA) 
Introduction to Modern Entanglement Entropy
Entropy and Area 
Sep 13  Sugumi Kanno (Osaka University)  Detecting nonclassical primordial gravitational waves with Hanbury Brown – Twiss interferometry – Abstract 
Sep 20  Roshan Koirala (UA) 
Entanglement in 2d CFT and connection to holography 
Sep 27  Marco Knipfer (UA) 
The Unruh Effect and Hawking Radiation – Notes

Oct 04  Matthias Kaminski (UA)  Chiral transport in strong magnetic fields from hydrodynamics & holography – Slides 
Oct 11  Chuang Xu (UA)  Three dimensional ChernSimons Theory – Notes 
Oct 18  Victor Baules (UA) 
An overview of the SLq(2) Extension of the Standard Model – Notes – References 
Oct 25  Rachalis Maharucksit (UA)  TBA 
Nov 01  —  Fall Break 
Nov 08  Dwaipayan Majumdar (UA)  TBA 
Nov 15  Taoli Liu (UA)  TBA 
Nov 22  TBA  TBA 
Nov 29  No Seminar  Thanksgiving 
Dec 06  Everyone  Discussion: Evaluation of this term / Plan for next term 
Dec 13  No Seminar  Finals Week 
Previous HEP Theory Seminars
Semester  Topic  

Spring 2019  Conformal Field Theory  
Fall 2018
Spring 2018 
Anomalies in Quantum Field Theory  
Fall 2017
Spring 2017 
Supersymmetry  
Fall 2016  Limitations of quantum field theory  