24th Annual Western States
Mathematical Physics Meeting

March 14 – 15, 2005
151 Sloan

PROGRAM
(revised March 10)


 

MONDAY, MARCH 14

  • 9:00 – 9:05
    Welcome

  • 9:05 – 9:55
    David Damanik
    (Caltech)
    Dynamical upper bounds and anomalous transport for the Fibonacci Hamiltonian

  • 10:05 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Christian Remling
    (Universität Osnabrück)
    Discrete and essential spectra of Schrödinger operators

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Alexander Volberg
    (Michigan State University)
    Inverse scattering and matrix Hunt-Muckenhoupt-Wheeden weights

  • 12:00 – 1:00
    Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:50
    Rafe Mazzeo
    (Stanford University)
    The resolvent on higher rank locally symmetric spaces

  • 2:00 – 2:25
    Alexander Figotin
    (UC Irvine)
    Spectral theory of time dispersive and dissipative systems

  • 2:30 – 2:55
    Richard Froese
    (University of British Columbia)
    Generalized transfer matrices, hyperbolic geometry, and absolutely continuous spectrum for some discrete Schrödinger operators on graphs

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee

  • 3:30 – 4:20
    Jinho Baik
    (University of Michigan)
    Directed last passage site percolation

  • 4:30 – 5:20
    Peter Müller
    (Universität Göttingen, visiting UC Irvine)
    On Mott's formula for the ac-conductivity in the Anderson model
     

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

  • 9:00 – 9:25
    Mihai Stoiciu
    (Caltech)
    The statistical distribution of the zeros of random paraorthogonal polynomials on the unit circle

  • 9:30 – 9:55
    Debbie Koslover
    (UC Irvine)
    Bloch electron in a perpendicular magnetic field

  • 10:00 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Melinda Schulteis
    (Concordia University, Irvine)
    Continuity of the Lyapunov exponent for analytic quasiperiodic cocycles

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Svetlana Jitomirskaya
    (UC Irvine)
    The ten martini problem

  • 12:00 – 1:00
    Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:50
    Barry Simon
    (Caltech)
    Orthogonal polynomials with exponentially decaying recursion coefficients

  • 2:00 – 2:50
    Terry Tao
    (UCLA)
    Long-time local smoothing estimates for the Schrödinger equation on manifolds

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee

  • 3:30 – 3:55
    Irina Nenciu
    (Caltech)
    Lax pairs for the Ablowitz-Ladik system via orthogonal polynomials on the unit circle

  • 4:00 – 4:50
    Ovidiu Costin
    (Rutgers University)
    Schrödinger's equation in time-periodic fields of arbitrary strength
     

 


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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