22nd Western States
Mathematical Physics Meeting

February 17 – 18, 2003
151 Sloan

PROGRAM


 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17

  • 9:00 – 9:05
    Welcome

  • 9:05 – 9:30
    Lewis Bowen
    (UC Davis)
    Periodicity and circle packings of the hyperbolic plane

  • 9:35 – 10:00
    Ivan Veselic
    (DFG postdoctoral research fellow, visiting Caltech)
    Wegner estimates for indefinite potentials and inverses of Toeplitz matrices

  • 10:05 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Alexander Soshnikov
    (UC Davis)
    On Janossy densities in random matrix ensembles

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Abel Klein
    (UC Irvine)
    The region of complete localization and other tales of localization for random Schrödinger operators

  • 12:00 – 1:00
    Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:50
    Jean Bellissard
    (Georgia Tech)
    Random matrices and the Anderson model

  • 2:00 – 2:50
    E.B. Saff
    (Vanderbilt University)
    Zeros of polynomials orthogonal over planar regions

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee

  • 3:30 – 4:20
    Alexandru Ionescu
    (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
    On the absence of positive eigenvalues of Schrödinger operators with rough potentials

  • 4:30 – 4:55
    Andrej Zlatos
    (Caltech)
    Szegö condition for Coulomb Jacobi matrices

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

  • 9:00 – 9:50
    Charles Radin
    (University of Texas, Austin)
    Packing with optimal density

  • 10:00 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Jeffrey Schenker
    (UC Irvine)
    Moment analysis of localization for random Schrödinger operators

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Alexei Kitaev
    (Caltech)
    Topological quantum computation

  • 12:00 – 1:00
    Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:50
    Barry Simon
    (Caltech)
    Orthogonal polynomials on the unit circle and spectral analysis of Schrödinger operators

  • 2:00 – 2:50
    Michael Christ
    (UC Berkeley)
    Magnetic Schrödinger operators and a counterexample for the d-bar Neumann problem

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee

  • 3:30 – 3:55
    Werner Kirsch
    (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
    Spectral theory of sparse potentials

  • 4:00 – 4:50
    David Damanik
    (Caltech)
    Half-line Schrödinger operators with no bound states

 


For information and registration, please contact Cherie Galvez at
(626) 395-3744 or cgalvez@its.caltech.edu. Registration fee is $10 (graduate students exempt).

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