25th Annual Western States
Mathematical Physics Meeting

February 19 – 20, 2007
151 Sloan

PROGRAM
 


 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19

  • 9:00 – 9:05
    Welcome

  • 9:05 – 9:30
    Alexander I. Bufetov
    (Rice University)
    Existence and uniqueness of the measure of maximal entropy for the Teichmueller flow on the moduli space of abelian differentials     Abstract

  • 9:35 – 10:00
    Rafael del Rio
    (IIMAS-UNAM, visiting Caltech)
    Inverse spectral results for AKNS systems with partial information
    on the potentials    
    Abstract

  • 10:05 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Charles Radin
    (University of Texas at Austin)
    A phase transition in sand     Abstract

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Marek Biskup
    (UCLA)
    Scaling limit for random walk on supercritical percolation cluster     Abstract

  • 12:00 – 1:00
    Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:50
    Barry Simon
    (Caltech)
    Fuchsian groups and the spectral theory of finite gap Jacobi matrices or Peherstorfer-Sodin-Yuditskii meet Killip-Simon     Abstract

  • 2:00 – 2:25
    Jacob Christiansen
    (Caltech)
    A Szegö theorem for finite gap Jacobi matrices     Abstract

  • 2:30 – 2:55
    Eric Ryckman
    (UCLA)
    A strong Szegö theorem for Jacobi matrices     Abstract

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee

  • 3:30 – 4:20
    Alexander Its
    (Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis)
    Generalized Fisher–Hartwig and Szegö–Widom asymptotics:
    The Riemann–Hilbert approach
         Abstract

  • 4:30 – 5:20
    Alexei Rybkin
    (University of Alaska at Fairbanks)
    How to compute the Weyl function     Abstract


     

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

  • 9:00 – 9:50
    Benjamin Schlein
    (UC Davis)
    Dynamics of Bose–Einstein condensates     Abstract

  • 10:00 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Gunter Stolz
    (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
    Simplicity of eigenvalues for Anderson-type models     Abstract

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Yoram Last
    (Hebrew University, visiting Caltech)
    On level spacings for one-dimensional Schrödinger operators     Abstract

  • 12:00 – 1:00
    Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:50
    Maciej Zworski
    (UC Berkeley)
    Soliton interaction with delta impurities     Abstract

  • 2:00 – 2:25
    Yang Kang
    (UC Irvine)
    Linear response theory for general ergodic magnetic
    Schrödinger operators    
    Abstract

  • 2:30 – 3:00
    Coffee

  • 3:00 – 3:50
    Andrew Childs
    (Caltech)
    Quantum algorithms for hidden quadratic structures     Abstract

  • 4:00 – 4:50
    David Damanik
    (Rice University, visiting Caltech)
    The subcritical almost Mathieu operator      Abstract


     

 


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

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