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Mathematical Physics Seminars
2009 - 2010
 

SimonFest
March 27–31, 2006

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Since 1982, Barry Simon has run the annual Western States Mathematical Physics Meeting for two (or initially 2.5) days in the Winter. "Mathematical Physics" is interpreted in the broad sense (closer to the union than the intersection).
Click for programs of previous meetings:
2010
2008  2009
2005  2007

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Math Physics
Seminars 2008-09


REGULAR SEMINARS 

  • Wednesday, April 7, 2010
    Milivoje Lukic
    (Caltech)
    Orthogonal polynomials with recursion coefficients of generalized bounded variation     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, April 14, 2010
    Andrei Martinez-Finkelshtein (Universidad de Almeria, visiting Caltech)
    Best rational approximation of the exponential function on the semiaxis and saddle-points for the energy     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, April 21, 2010
    Ilya Goldsheid
    (Queen Mary, University of London)
    Lyapunov exponents and Oseledets's basis for products of independent non-identically distributed matrices     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Helen (Guo-Ying) Lei
    (UCLA)
    On convergence to SLE6     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, May 5, 2010
    Maxim Zinchenko
    (Western Michigan University, visiting Caltech)
    On the inverse resonance problem for CMV operators    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, May 12, 2010
    Jacob S. Christiansen
    (University of Copenhagen, visiting Caltech)
    On the infinite gap case     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - No meeting

  • CANCELLED Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - Last meeting for AY 2009–2010
    Barry Simon
    (Caltech)
    Critical Lieb-Thirring bounds in gaps and the generalized Nevai conjecture for finite gap Jacobi matrices     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

 

WORKING SEMINARS

  • April 7, 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, and 26, 2010
    Brown bag meeting

 

SEMINARS IN THE SECOND TERM  

  • Wednesday, January 6, 2010
    Tim Austin (UCLA)
    Some recent convergence results on non-conventional
     ergodic averages
         Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2010
    Kenneth S. Alexander
    (USC)
    Disordered
    -polymer depinning transitions: An overview     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2010
    Maurice Duits (Caltech)
    The Gaussian free field in an interlacing particle system with two different jump rates     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, January 27, 2010
    Rupert L. Frank
    (Princeton University, visiting Caltech)
    Reflection positivity and the sharp Hardy–Littlewood–Sobolev
    inequality    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 
     

  • Wednesday, February 3, 2010
    Yoram Last
    (Hebrew University, visiting Caltech)
    Square-summable variations and absolutely continuous spectrum     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)
     

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2010
    Robert Penner
    (Aarhus University and University of Southern California)
    Protein modulu space    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)
     

  • Monday & Tuesday, February 15 & 16, 2010
    28th Annual Western States Mathematical Physics Meeting  

    9:00 – 5:30 p.m.  //  151 Sloan

  • Wednesday, February 17, 2010  - No meeting

  • Wednesday, February 24, 2010
    Yosi Avron
    (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)
    Baron von Münchhausen and the cat: Swimming in empty curved space     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, March 3, 2010
    Christoph Thiele
    (UCLA)
    Variational estimates for Carleson's operator and applications     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, March 10, 2010
    Anton Kapustin
    (Caltech)
    Nonperturbative results for supersymmetric gauge theories in three dimensions     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

 

SEMINARS IN THE FIRST TERM

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2009
    Seung-Yeop Lee
    (Caltech)
    Normal matrix ensemble by Riemann-Hilbert method    Abstract     
    12:00  – 1:00 pm  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, October 14, 2009
    Anna Maltsev
    (Caltech)    
    Universality limits of a reproducing kernel for a half-line Schrodinger operator
    and clock behavior of eigenvalues    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2009
    Nikolai Makarov
    (Caltech)    
    Radial explorer     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)   

  • Wednesday, October 28, 2009
    Fokko van de Bult
    (Caltech)         
    Basic hypergeometric biorthogonal functions as limits     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, November 4, 2009
    Alexander Kiselev
    (University of Wisconsin, Madison)    
    Relaxation enhancement by fluid flow and quantum dynamics     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2009
    Christian Sadel
    (UC Irvine)    
    Random Dirac operators with time reversal symmetry     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2009
    Douglas Lundholm
    (KTH, Stockholm)    
    Ground states of supersymmetric matrix models     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)  

  • Wednesday, November 25, 2009
    Alexander Kheifets
    (University of Massachusetts, Lowell)
    Scattering for CMV matrices and the strong Szegö theorem     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, December 2, 2009
    Nam-Gyu Kang
    (Caltech)    
    Gaussian free field, conformal field theory, and
    Schramm–Loewner evolution    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

 

 


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