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Mathematical Physics Seminars
2010 - 2011
 

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  2011
2008  2009
2005  2007

2004  2003 
2002  2001  2000  1999 1998  1997  1996


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Math Physics
Seminars 2009-10


REGULAR SEMINARS 

  • Friday, April 8, 2011 - Note day change
    Yosi Avron
    (Technion)
    Geometric features of contracting adiabatic evolutions
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2011
    Fokko van de Bult
    (Caltech)
    A
    n symmetric biorthogonal elliptic hypergeometric functions    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - No meeting 

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2011 
    Christian Sadel
    (UC Irvine)
    Absolutely continuous spectrum for random Schrödinger operators on the Bethe strip    
    Abstract    
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, May 4, 2011 
    Jacob S. Christiansen
    (University of Copenhagen, visiting Caltech)
    Shell polynomials and indeterminate moment problems     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2011
    Maxim Zinchenko
    (University of Central Florida, visiting Caltech)
    Szegö theorem for finite and infinite gap OPUC    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2011 
    Rowan Killip
    (UCLA)
    Cantor blowup       Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2011 
    Barry Simon
    (Caltech)
    Cantor polynomials and their brothers    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - Last seminar for AY 2010–11
    Svetlana Jitomirskaya
    (UC Irvine)
    On the intersection spectrum conjecture
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)
     

WORKING SEMINARS

  • March 30, April 8, 13, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25; and June 1, 2011
    Brown bag meeting

 

SEMINARS IN THE SECOND TERM

  • Wednesday, January 12, 2011
    Maurice Duits
    (Caltech)
    Non-intersecting paths with a staircase initial condition     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, January 19, 2011
    Alain Bourget (California State University, Fullerton)
    Spectral asymptotic for the quantum Euler top     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, January 26, 2011
    Anton Gorodetski (UC Irvine)      
    Spectral properties of the weakly coupled Fibonacci Hamiltonian    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, February 2, 2011
    Abel Klein  (UC Irvine)  
    Universal occurrence of localization in continuous random Schrödinger operators   Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)
     

  • Wednesday, February 9, 2011 
    Yoram Last
    (Hebrew University)
    Stability of absolutely continuous spectrum under decaying perturbations: A review of recent developments     Abstract    
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, February 16, 2011 
    Leonid Parnovski (University College London)
    Bethe–Sommerfeld conjecture for periodic operators     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, February 23, 2011
    Rafael del Rio (IIMAS-UNAM)
    Inverse spectral analysis of finite spring mass systems    
    Abstract    
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, March 2, 2011 
    Seung Yeop Lee (Caltech)
    Hermitian matrix model with external source: critical case with r-Airy kernel     Abstract    
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, March 9, 2011 
    Nikolai Makarov (Caltech)
    CFT primary fields and the calculus of conformal dimensions
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

 

 

SEMINARS  IN THE FIRST TERM

  • Wednesday, October 6, 2010
    Kyril Tintarev (Uppsala University)
    Ground state alternative for Schrödinger operators     Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge) 

  • Wednesday, October 13, 2010
    Helge Krüger
    (Caltech)
    The spectrum of skew-shift Schrödinger operators contains intervals    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Special Mathematical Physics Seminar
    Monday, November 1, 2010 
    Peter Forrester
    (University of Melbourne)
    Decimations and superpositions in random matrix theory    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Rory Perkins
    (Caltech)
    Wheels within wheels: Hamiltonian dynamics as a hierarchy of action variables    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

  • Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Christoph Marx (UC Irvine)
    Analytic quasi-periodic cocycles with singularities: Lyapunov exponent and spectral theory for extended Harper's model    
    Abstract  
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)
     

  • Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Laszlo Erdös (Mathematisches Institut der LMU, Munich)
    Quantum diffusion and delocalization for band matrices    
    Abstract
    12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  //  351 Sloan (Lounge)

 

 

 


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