29th Annual Western States
Mathematical Physics Meeting

February 21 – 22, 2011
151 Sloan

PROGRAM
(updated January 27, 2011)


 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21

  • 9:00 – 9:05
    Welcome

  • 9:05 – 9:55
    Dirk Hundertmark
    (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    Mathematical challenges from non-linear fiber optics    Abstract

  • 10:05 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Rafael del Rio Castillo
    (IIMAS-UNAM)
    Spectral measures of Jacobi operators with random potentials     Abstract  

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Peter Perry
    (University of Kentucky)
    The resonance counting function for manifolds hyperbolic at infinity     Abstract

  • 12:00 – 1:30
    Lunch

  • 1:30 – 2:20
    Sergey Denisov
    (University of Wisconsin at Madison)
    Generic behavior of evolution equations: Asymptotics and Sobolev norms     Abstract

  • 2:30 – 2:55
    Rajinder Mavi
    (UC Irvine)
    Generic localization for the spatially inhomogeneous continuous time percolation model    Abstract

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee

  • 3:30 – 4:20
    Bruno Nachtergaele
    (UC Davis)
    Frustration-free ground states of quantum spin systems    Abstract

  • 4:30 – 4:55
    Roger Nichols
    (University of Missouri)
    On the infinite volume limit of spectral shift functions     Abstract 

  • 5:00 – 5:25
    Sven Bachmann
    (UC Davis)
    The Nelson model and its mass shell without cutoffs     Abstract    

     

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22

  • 9:00 – 9:25
    Edward Waymire
    (Oregon State University)
    Some results and conjectures for tree polymers under weak/strong disorder     Abstract

  • 9:30 – 9:55
    Eman Hamza
    (Cairo University, visiting University of Alabama at Birmingham)
    Diffusive propagation of wave packets in fluctuating periodic potential     Abstract

  • 10:00 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Dirk-André Deckert
    (UC Davis)
    Wheeler–Feynman electrodynamics as an initial value problem      Abstract

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Alexander Sodin
    (Institute for Advanced Study)
    Spectral properties of random band matrices     Abstract

  • 12:00 – 1:00
    Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:50
    Leonid Parnovski
    (University College London)
    Integrated density of states of almost-periodic Schrödinger operators    Abstract

  • 2:00 – 2:50
    Mira Shamis
    (Institute for Advanced Study)    
    Some connections between almost periodic and periodic discrete Schrödinger operators with trigonometric potentials       Abstract

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee
      

  • 3:30 – 4:20
    Valentin Zagrebnov
    (CPT, Université de Aix-Marseille II)
    Trotter–Kato product formula: From the strong to the trace-norm convergence     Abstract

  • 4:30 – 4:55
    Eunghyun Lee (UC Davis)
    Some integral formulas for Bethe Ansatz solvable interacting particle systems on 1D     Abstract

  • 5:00 – 5:25
    Greg Shinault (UC Davis)
    Asymptotics for the covariance of the Airy process    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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