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SUMMARY:Exact results in boundary-driven open quantum chains
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130206T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130206T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-5915@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We will discuss a general non-equilibrium setup by
which one can approach the quantum transport problem in one dimension.
One considers a strongly interacting quantum chain with fully coherent
bulk dynamics and driven out of equilibrium in terms of Lindblad
dissipators which only act on degrees of freedom near the boundary\, i.e.
at the ends of the chain. Non-equilibrium state carrying the physical
currents is then approximated as the steady state of the corresponding
Markovian master equation.\n\nI will present several analytical solutions
along these lines and discuss their remarkable algebraic properties. For
example\, in the Heisenberg XXZ chain under extreme boundary driving we
will show that the steady-state density operator of a finite system of
size n is -- apart from a normalization constant -- a polynomial of degree
$2n-2$ in the coupling constant. In the isotropic case we find cosine
spin profiles\, $1/n^2$ scaling of the spin current\, and long-range
correlations in the steady state. Furthermore\, the perturbative (weak
coupling) version of our ansatz [Phys. Rev. Lett. 106\, 217206 (2011)] is
used to derive a novel pseudo-local conservation law of the anisotropic
Heisenberg model\, by means of which we rigorously estimate the spin Drude
weight (the ballistic transport coefficient) in the easy-plane regime.
This closes a long standing question in strongly correlated condensed
matter physics.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5915
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5915
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:125 GeV Higgs and the Scale of New Physics
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130213T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130213T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-5883@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: \n Naturalness hints to the presence of new
physics at TeV energies. This belief is challenged by the lack of new
physics signals in various experiments and by the discovery of the Higgs
boson with SM properties. After reviewing the virtues and the pitfalls of
the Standard Model I will discuss a unified framework for the Higgs boson
and strong CP axion both arising from the spontaneous breaking of a non-
abelian global symmetry G->H. The Goldstone symmetry of the Higgs is
broken by the SM couplings while the axion shift symmetry is only broken
by the QCD anomaly. Dark matter determines the scale of new physics around
10^{11} GeV so that the electro-weak VEV is obtained by tuning. I
will present explicit examples in terms of SU(n) and SO(n) gauge
theories or Randall-Sundrum theories and show that a 125 GeV Higgs mass
may follow from the Goldstone nature of the Higgs.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5883
LOCATION:Dipartimento
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5883
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Gravitational-like interactions in a cloud of cold atoms?
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130220T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130220T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-5901@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In certain circumstances\, a system of trapped
cold atoms and quasi resonant lasers can be modeled as Brownian particles
with effective long range interactions that look like gravity: this raises
the hope to observe in a lab experiment some peculiarities of long range
interacting systems. After explaining the physical modeling\, I will
highlight two cases: \n-a quasi 1D trap where the effective interaction
looks like 1D gravity\; the theory can be compared to experiments done in
Nice. -a quasi 2D trap where the effective interaction does not derive
from a potential\, and the dynamics may blow-up in finite time. The blow-
up regime could be experimentally accessible.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5901
LOCATION:Conference Room 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5901
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Stability criteria of spatially inhomogeneous solutions to the
Vlasov equation for the Hamiltonian mean-field model
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130227T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130227T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-5898@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In this talk the Hamiltonian mean-field (HMF)
model is focused on mainly. The HMF model is a simple toy model which
shows typical long-range features [1]. For example\, non-equilibrium
quasi-stationary states (QSSs) can be observed in the HMF model [2].
\nThe QSSs are supposed to be associated with stable stationary solutions
to the Vlasov equation. Hence\, finding a stability criterion for
stationary solutions to the Vlasov equation is the first step to
investigate QSSs\, since such a criterion makes it possible to decide
\nwhether a stationary solution can be a QSS or not. The stability
criterion of spatially homogeneous states has been given in the form of
necessary and sufficient condition for the HMF model [2]. Meanwhile\, such
a criterion has not been given explicitly for spatially inhomogeneous
solutions\, since it has been necessary to determine an infinite number of
Lagrangian multipliers associated with the infinite number of Casimir
invariants [3]. In this talk\, it is shown that the problem of Lagrangian
multipliers can be avoided by using the angle-action coordinates [4]. Then
the formal and spectral stability criteria for spatially inhomogeneous
solutions are given explicitly for the HMF model. \n\n[1] A. Campa\, T.
Dauxois and S. Ruffo\, Phys. Rep. 480\, 57 (2009). \n[2] Y. Y. Yamaguchi\,
J. Barre ́\, F. Bouchet\, T. Dauxois and S. Ruffo\, Physica A 337\, 36
(2004). \n[3] A. Campa and P. H. Chavanis\, J. Stat. Mech. P06001 (2010).
\n[4] S. Ogawa arXiv:1301.1130.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5898
LOCATION:Seminar Room 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5898
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Caos estensivo e dinamiche collettive in reti (neurali) sparse
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130313T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130313T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-5914@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: A partire dal lavoro pionieristico di Livi\,
Politi\, Ruffo del 1986 negli ultimi\n30 anni si è sviluppata a Firenze
una intensa attività di ricerca sul legame che\nintercorre fra il numero
di gradi di libertà attivi che partecipano a una\ndinamica caotica e la
topologia della rete che ne sottointende la dinamica\nstessa. In questo
seminario riporterò gli ultimi risultati ottenuti riguardo al\nlegame fra
estensività e topologia in reti (neurali) complesse\, in
particolare\nsoffermandomi su reti con topologia "sparsa". In tali reti il
numero di gradi di\nlibertà\, che partecipa alla dinamica caotica della
rete\, cresce linearmente col\nnumero di nodi della rete stessa\,
suggerendo che il caos in tali sistemi sia\nestensivo\, come in usuali
sistemi con accoppiamento diffusivo. Nonostante che la\ndinamica di queste
reti non possa essere banalmente decomposta nella\ngiustapposizione di
sotto-reti debolmente interagenti come nel caso di sistemi\ndiffusivamente
accoppiati. Questa contraddizione non ha sinora trovato\nsoluzione e
richiede ulteriori studi per essere compresa appieno.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5914
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5914
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BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:NNLO QCD results for diphoton production at the LHC and the
Tevatron
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130322T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130322T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6106@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: \n Diphoton production is the main background
in searches and studies for a low mass Higgs boson\, decaying in a pair of
photons. Due to current searches and studies at the LHC\, it is desirable
to count with the best theoretical tool to describe this background. In
this talk we'll present the details behind the calculation\, which is
based on the transverse momentum subtraction formalism and we'll show\n
different results obtained using a code that calculates diphoton
production at NNLO in perturbative QCD. We'll talk about the comparison
with the LHC data and Tevatron data\, and we'll discuss why the NNLO is
necessary to understand the phenomenology of this process.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6106
LOCATION:conference room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6106
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Funzioni speciali\, spazi di Hilbert e algebre di Lie
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130405T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130405T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6060@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: La relazione tra funzioni speciali e le algebre di
Lie\, e' stata sviluppata in dettaglio solo per il polinomi di Hermite
(data la loro connessione con l'oscillatore armonico). L'analisi di
Vilenkin\, dove molte realizzazioni di algebre legate a funzioni speciali
sono state discusse\, ha pero' messo in evidenza la profonda connessione
tra i due campi della matematica apparentemente distanti.\nSi mostra
che:\n1) la procedura impiegata per i polinomi di Hermite puo' essere
generalizzata a Laguerre\, Legendre\, Legendre associati\, armoniche
sferiche\, Jacobi (e probabilmente a tutti i polinomi ortogonali).\n2) che
ogni tipo di polinomi e' una ben precisa rappresentazione unitaria di uno
specifico gruppo di Lie.\n3) che\, poiche' ogni tipo di polinomi e' una
base di uno spazio di Hilbert\, tutte le trasformazioni dell'intero spazio
sono ottenibili dalle trasformazioni dell'algebra.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6060
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6060
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Supersymmetry after LHC
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130410T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130410T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-5940@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: I will present the implications of the latest LHC
results for natural and unnatural SUSY models.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5940
LOCATION:Seminar Room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=5940
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Wilson Loops and the generalized quark-antiquark potential in ABJM
theory
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130412T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130412T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6094@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Negli ultimi anni la congettura AdS/CFT\, esempio
di dualit ́a tra teorie di stringa e teorie di gauge\, ha prodotto delle
importanti novit ́a per quanto riguarda lo studio delle teorie
integrabili interagenti in dimensione maggiore di 2. In particolare le
teorie di Super Yang-Mills (SYM) N = 4 in 4-D e di Super Chern-Simons
(SCS) N = 6 in 3-D sembrano essere integrabili nel limite planare. Mentre
nel caso delle 4 dimensioni siamo ormai prossimi ad una completa
conoscenza dello spettro della teoria\, nel caso di SCS manca la
conoscenza a tutti gli ordini della costante di accoppiamento di una
funzione h(λ)\, fondamentale per la risoluzione del Thermodinamic Bethe-
Ansatz (TBA)\, strumento in grado di predire le dimensioni anomale degli
operatori della teoria. Presentiamo cos ́ı una possibile strada per
calcolare questa funzione\, passando attraverso lo studio e la
classificazione di Wilson Loops supersimmetrici. Il valore di aspettazione
a due loops di queste osservabili riproduce il corretto andamento del
potenziale generalizzato quark- antiquark di una teoria conforme e predice
il valore della dimensione anomala di cusp\, la cui conoscenza a tutti
gli ordini della costante di accoppiamento sar ́a fondamentale per la
futura determinazione di h(λ).\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6094
LOCATION:room 173
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6094
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Incontro Fisica-Filosofia-Storia: the Composite Higgs
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130419T130000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130419T153000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6111@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Parte I (Michele Redi)\n\n"Il Modello Standard e
la nuova fisica"\n\nIn questo talk introdurro' i concetti principali del
Modello Standard \ndelle particelle elementari e in particolare la
rilevanza della particella di Higgs\nrecentemente scoperta. Descrivero'
poi il problema della naturalezza della massa\ndell'Higgs che suggerisce
la presenza di nuova fisica alla scala del TeV. \nPresentero' infine
l'idea di base dei modelli di Higgs composto che rappresentano\nuna delle
estensioni piu' plausibili del SM.\n\nParte II (Arianna Borrelli)\n\n“Il
ruolo di elementi non-matematici nelle pratiche della fisica teorica
delle alte energie”\n\nL'evoluzione degli ultimi decenni ha portato ad
una crescita esponenziale e poco coordinata di modelli di fisica 'al di
la' del Modello Standard' che presentano un carattere altamente
provvisorio e vengono spesso modificati dagli autori - non a caso chiamati
'model-builders' - da una pubblicazione all'altra. Descrivendo
l'attività' dei model-builders\, il fisico teorico Lisa Randall fa uso di
una metafora linguistica e spiega che\, se la mitica “teoria del
tutto” è la grammatica di una nuova fisica\, i model-builders non
cercano di formularne le regole\, ma di individuarne alcune parole e frasi
che li aiutino a procede per tentativi nella lettura del libro della
natura. Nel mio contributo sosterrò la tesi che\, per meglio comprendere
questa situazione\, è utile guardare ai modelli non come concrete
proposte per nuove teorie\, ma piuttosto come strumenti di scarso valore
epistemico volti ad esplorare le potenzialità di costrutti teorici di
natura ibrida che comprendono\, oltre a determinate strutture
matematiche\, anche elementi espressi verbalmente o tramite il ricorso ad
analogie con altri campi della fisica (in particolare la teoria dello
stato solido). Tali strutture teoriche di carattere ibrido erano già'
presenti negli anni in cui emerse il Modello Standard ed un esempio é
dato dal cosiddetto “meccanismo di generazione della massa” associato
al bosone di Higgs. Sulla base di questo ed altri esempi discuterò' il
ruolo giocato nella fisica teorica da elementi di carattere non
matematico\, e in particolare da argomentazione espresse verbalmente e
aventi carattere narrativo.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6111
LOCATION:conference room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6111
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Gauge theories for strongly interacting systems - from topology to
geometry
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130508T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130508T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6105@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Many topological states of matter can be described
by topological field\ntheories of the Chern-Simons type. Moving away from
the topological scaling\nlimit amounts to adding metric\, and scale
dependent parts\, such as Maxwell\nterms\, to the effective action. In
this way one can incorporate\nnon-topological effects such as vortex
sizes\, penetration lengths and\nplasmons in the effective theory. I
illustrate this with examples from the\nquantum Hall effect and
superconductivity\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6105
LOCATION:conference room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6105
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Dynamics of open quantum systems and decoherence by the parametric
representation
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130517T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130517T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6328@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: \n Open quantum systems and their dynamics are
usually studied in terms of reduced density matrices\, i.e. by a non
symmetric description which is very useful whenever one of the two
subsystems is to be considered an environment. However\, the loss of
information implied by the partial trace over the environmental degrees of
freedom can have severe consequences. In this work we consider the
dynamical evolution of a composite system in terms of the parametric
representation with environmental coherent states\, which is still non
symmetric but yet exact. General features of the approach\, as well as
some specific results for a paradigmatic model of decoherence\, are
presented\; the effects of the environmental quantum-to-classical
crossover on the dynamics of the principal system are finally
discussed.\n\n \nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6328
LOCATION:conference room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6328
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:3D Dynamics of 4D Topological BF Theory With Boundary
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130531T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130531T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6153@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6153
LOCATION:conference room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6153
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Sistemi quantistici 1d fuori dall' equilibrio
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130628T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130628T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6283@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: in questo seminario considererò il problema di
due catene di spin di ising (sinistra e destra) inizialmente all'
equilibrio termico a diverse temperature T1 e T2. Al tempo t=0 le catene
sono accoppiate nel centro e nel limite di grandi tempi uno stato
stazionario di non equilibrio (NESS) è raggiunto. Caratterizzerò tale
stato tramite la sua matrice densità\, calcolerò il flusso di energia
tra le due metà della catena e la sua funzione di grandi deviazioni. Il
problema si inserisce nello studio generale della soluzione esatta per
grandi tempi della dinamica di sistemi quantistici in una
dimensione.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6283
LOCATION:seminar room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6283
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Smale's 7th problem for the 21st century
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130703T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130703T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6450@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Fields Medalist Stephen Smale was asked on the eve
of the new\nmillenium to make a list of mathematics problems worthy of
the 21st\ncentury\, according to his judgement and taste. I will talk
about his 7th\nproblem\, which concerns optimal point configurations on
the sphere. The\ntalk will be at an introductory level and in physicists'
language\, yet I\nwill also speak about exciting new conjectures obtained
jointly with\nJohann Brauchart (Sidney) and Rachele Nerattini
(Firenze).\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6450
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6450
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:A rigorous treatment of the classical microcanonical ensemble
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130705T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130705T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6460@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The microcanonical ensemble is the most basic of
the classical ensembles of Boltzmann (who called it "the ergodic
ensemble") and Gibbs. However\, it is also the most difficult to evaluate
and to estimate. I give a survey over the state of the arts of rigorous
results\, and point out some still open problems.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6460
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6460
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:On the Hartree theory for large bosonic atoms / ions (informal
seminar)
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130710T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130710T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6624@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In the not-too-distant future\, either CERN or BNL
will produce sufficiently many anti-alpha particles (already discovered
at BNL)\, then capture them\, and get them to form bound states with
conventional nuclei (as done already with anti-protons). The result will
be lab-created atoms with "bosonic electrons" of charge -2e: bosonic atoms
(or ions\, if not neutral). I will show that "good old" Hartree theory
captures the many "bosonic electrons" limit of these bosonic atoms /
ions.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6624
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6624
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Nonequilibrium ﬁrst-order phase transitions in the Kuramoto model
in presence of inertia and noise
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130712T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130712T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6449@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The Kuramoto model of coupled oscillators serves
as a prototype to study spontaneous collective synchronization occurring
in many biological and physical systems\, e.g.\, yeast cell suspensions\,
pacemaker cell network in the heart\, ﬂashing ﬁreﬂies\,
superconducting Josephson junction arrays\, etc. The model involves
overdamped motion of globally coupled oscillators of distributed natural
frequencies. We study the model by including inertial terms and thermal
noise in the dynamics. Inertial terms\, for example\, account for
electrical capacitance of Josephson junction arrays\, while thermal noise
models the inevitable interaction with the environment. For unimodal
frequency distributions\, we study the dynamics in a reduced parameter
space involving dimensionless mass\, temperature\, and width of the
frequency distribution. We show that the dynamics exhibits a
nonequilibrium ﬁrst-order transition from a synchronized phase at low
parameter values to an incoherent phase at high values. In proper limits\,
we recover the known continuous phase transitions in the Kuramoto model
and in its noisy extension\, and an equilibrium continuous transition in a
related model of long-range interactions\, the Hamiltonian mean-field
model. Although eﬀects of noise and inertia on the Kuramoto dynamics
have been explored in the past\, the complete phase diagram has not been
investigated earlier. Our theoretical predictions are compared with
extensive numerical simulations.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6449
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6449
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Ions at interfaces
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130920T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20130920T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6692@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Availability of highly reactive halogen ions at
the surface of aerosols has tremendous implications for the atmospheric
chemistry. Yet neither simulations\, experiments\, nor existing theories
are able to provide a fully consistent description of the electrolyte-air
interface. In this talk a new theory will be presented which allows us to
explicitly calculate the ionic density profiles\, the surface tension\,
and the electrostatic potential difference across the solution-air
interface [1\,2]. The theory takes into account both ionic hydration and
polarizability [3]. The theoretical predictions are compared to
experiments and are found to be in excellent agreement. Finally\, the
implications of the present theory for stability of lyotropic colloidal
suspensions will be considered [4]\, shedding new light on one of the
oldest puzzles of physical chemistry — the Hofmeister effect [5].\n\n[1]
Y. Levin\, A.P. dos Santos\, and A. Diehl\, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103\, 257802
(2009)\; A. P. dos Santos\, A. Diehl\, and Y. Levin\, Langmuir 26\, 10778
(2010).\n[3] Y. Levin\, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102\, 147803 (2009).\n[4] A. P.
dos Santos and Y. Levin\, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106\, 167801 (2011)\; A.
Bakhshandeh\, A. P. dos Santos\, and Y. Levin\, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107\,
107801 (2011).\n[5] A. P. dos Santos and Y. Levin\, Faraday Discuss. 160\,
75 (2013)\;D. J. Tobias\, A. C. Stern\, M. D. Baer\, Y. Levin\, and C. J.
Mundy\, Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 64\, 339 (2013).\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6692
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6692
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Exactly solvable counting statistics in weakly coupled open
interacting spin systems
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131105T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131105T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-7073@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In the talk I will sketch a constructive method
for computing the counting statistics of an open Hubbard chain of spins
driven by incoherent processes localized at the chain ends\, for any value
of the coupling parameter.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7073
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7073
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Termalizzazione in teorie di campo classiche\, quantistiche ed
integrabili
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131106T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131106T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6685@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We discuss the out of equilibrium dynamics of
integrable quantum field theories \nand the
possibility to recover the time asymptotic values of various observables
\nby means of a Generalized Gibbs Ensemble
average\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6685
LOCATION:conference room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6685
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Nonequilibrium steady state of an open hubbard chain and strict
lower bounds on diffusion constants
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131108T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131108T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6847@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In the talk I will sketch an explicit form of a
many-body density operator of an\nopen fermionic Hubbard chain strongly
driven by markovian incoherent processes\nlocalized at the chain ends\,
for any value of the coupling parameter. The \nstructure of a matrix
product form of the solution is encoded in terms of a\nnovel diagrammatic
technique\, and lacks any obvious connection to algebraic\nBethe
ansatz.\nAt the end I will show an interesting application for deriving
rigorous lower\nbounds on high-temperature spin and charge diffusion
constants in closed\, \ninfinite Hubbard chains\, via deriving
quadratically extensive current-like\nalmost conserved quantities.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6847
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6847
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Stati di non equilibrio in sistemi con interazioni a lungo raggio.
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131113T140000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131113T150000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6395@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6395
LOCATION:conference room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6395
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Tuscan Meeting on Theoretical Physics (joint INFN/SNS/UniFi/UniPi
activity)
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131119T100000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131119T153000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6989@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Confirmed speakers:\nore 11.00: Marc Henneaux
(Ulb Brussels) Gravitational electromagnetic duality\nore 14.00:
Gianguido dall’ Agata (Padua U.) New maximal supergravities and their
origin \nore 15.30: Kostas Skenderis (Southampton U.) Towards holography
for asymptotically flat space-times\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6989
LOCATION:Pisa\, Scuola Normale Superiore Sala azzurra
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6989
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Composite Higgs: Why and How
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131204T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131204T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6880@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The mechanism responsible for the breaking of the
Electroweak Symmetry is the only missing ingredient for the complete
theoretical comprehension of Electroweak interactions\, unveiling its
nature is the main goal of the LHC experimental program. The recent
discovery of the Higgs boson\, with properties compatible with the
predictions of the Standard Model\, is the first step in this direction.
On one hand\, this discovery is a brilliant confirmation of theoretical
speculations and of indirect evidences. On the other hand\, it leaves a
number of open issues which suggest that the Higgs particle might be only
the first manifestation of a more rich Electroweak Symmetry Breaking
sector\, with more new particles to be discovered in the future LHC run.
Motivated by the problem of "Naturalness" I will discuss the possibility
of the Higgs boson being a composite particle\, emerging as a bound state
of a new strongly-interacting dynamics\, and I will show how this scenario
can be discovered or disproved at the LHC. I will argue that searching
for "Natural" new physics scenarios\, among which Composite Higgs\, will
change our perspective on the Physics of Fundamental Interactions even
with a negative result.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6880
LOCATION:conference room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6880
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:The role of EW corrections in indirect DM searches
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131218T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20131218T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-7074@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Radiative electroweak corrections are known to
grow with energy from the few\npermille level at the 100 GeV scale typical
of LEP up to the 10-20% level at\nthe TeV scale. On top of the importance
of this feature for LHC physics\, it has\nbeen recently shown that these
corrections also have a significant impact on the\nenergy spectra of
stable Standard Model particles arising from Dark
Matter\nannihiation/decay in our Galaxy. I discuss these issues and give a
few relevant\nexamples.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7074
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7074
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Tuscan Meeting on Theoretical Physics (Joint Seminars FI-PI-SNS)
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140225T100000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140225T160000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-6663@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Program:\n\n11:00 Erik Verlinde "String Theory and
the Entropic Origin of Gravity\, Dark Energy and Dark Matter"\n\n12:00
Lunch break\n\n14:00 Leonardo Rastelli "The Superconformal Bootstrap
Program"\n\n15:00 Coffee break\n\n15:30 Jerome Gauntlett "Holographic Q
Lattices"\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6663
LOCATION:Aula seminari teorici 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=6663
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Natural Conformal Extensions of the Standard Model
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140305T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140305T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-7621@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: \n After classifying different extensions of
the standard model according to their degree of naturality\, I will
present new class of perturbative models involving elementary scalars in
which the theory simultaneously satisfies the Veltman conditions and is
conformal at the classical level. I will show that such models are very
constrained and thus highly predictive. Among the several examples\, I
will discuss a remarkably simple extension of the standard model in which
the Higgs is predicted to have the experimental value of the mass equal to
126 GeV. The model also predicts the existence of one more standard model
singlet scalar boson with a mass of 541 GeV and the Higgs self-coupling
to emerge radiatively.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7621
LOCATION:conference room 181
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7621
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Pre-Inflationary Clues from String Theory?
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140326T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140326T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-7682@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: ``Brane supersymmetry breaking'' occurs in String
Theory when the only available combinations of D--branes and orientifolds
are not mutually BPS and yet do not introduce tree--level tachyon
instabilities. It is characterized by the emergence of a steep exponential
potential\, and thus by the absence of maximally symmetric vacua. The
corresponding low--energy supergravity admits intriguing spatially--flat
cosmological solutions where a scalar field is forced to climb up toward
the steep potential after an initial singularity\, and additional milder
terms can inject an inflationary phase during the ensuing descent. We show
that\, in the resulting power spectra of scalar perturbations\, an
infrared suppression is typically followed by a pre--inflationary peak
that reflects the end of the climbing phase and can lie well apart from
the approximately scale invariant profile. A first look at WMAP9 raw data
shows that\, while the chi-squared fits for the low--l CMB angular power
spectrum are clearly compatible with an almost scale invariant behavior\,
they display nonetheless an eye--catching preference for this type of
setting within a perturbative string regime.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7682
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia Aula seminari teorici 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7682
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Implications of the Lorentz Signature of Spacetime: from Bound
States to Clock Synchronization\, Non-Inertial Frames\, Particle
Localization\, Relativistic Entanglement\, Dark Side of the Universe
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140402T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140402T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-7839@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The Lorentz signature of the spacetimes of special
and general relativity is a source of problems\nabsent in non-
relativistic theories. The absence of timelike excitations in relative
times in\nspectroscopy and the need of a sound formulation of the Cauchy
problem in field theory require a\nmetrological convention about the
instantaneous 3-spaces\, namely a clock synchronization convention.\nThis
can be done in a Wigner covariant way with a 3+1 splitting of spacetime\,
the use of radar\n4-coordinates centered on a timelike observer and the
separation of the non-local (non-measurable)\nrelativistic center of mass
of the 3-universe\, both in special relativistic inertial frames and in
(either\nspecial or general) relativistic non-inertial ones of globally
hyperbolic spacetimes. Only relative\nvariables are measurable: there is a
basic spatial non-separability already at the classical level.
In\nrelativistic quantum mechanics it is an obstruction to the
identification of subsystems and leads to\na theory of relativistic
entanglement strongly different from the non-relativistic one\, in which
Alice\nand Bob cannot be decoupled observers. In field theory the
separation of the relativistic center of\nmass may help in avoiding Haag
theorem\, but leads to extra problems for the definition of
particles\nbesides the known ones in non-inertial frames and in curved
spacetimes. In general relativity and\ncosmology the trace of the
extrinsic curvature (the York time) of the non-Euclidean 3-spaces is
a\ngauge variable to be fixed with a metrological convention: the dark
side (or at least part of it) of\nthe universe may be a relativistic
inertial effect.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7839
LOCATION: Aula seminari teorici 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7839
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:All AdS7 solutions in type II supergravity\, and their CFT duals
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140430T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140430T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-7919@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In M-theory\, the only AdS7 supersymmetric
solutions are AdS7 × S4 and its orbifolds. In this talk\, I will first
describe a classification of AdS7 supersymmetric solutions in type II
supergravity. While in IIB none exist\, in IIA with Romans mass (which
does not lift to M-theory) there are many new ones. Pure spinor methods
determine the metric and fluxes without the need for any Ansatz\, up to
solving a system of ODEs. The internal space M3 is an S2 fibration over an
interval. I will then propose the holographically dual (1\,0) CFTs in six
dimensions. It is conjectured that the AdS7 duals represent near-horizon
limits of NS5-D6-D8 systems in flat space. The new field theories arise as
endpoints of RG flows triggered by expectation values on the Higgs branch
of the (1\,0) theory describing multiple M5’s transverse to an orbifold
singularity.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7919
LOCATION: Aula seminari teorici 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7919
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:TBA
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140507T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140507T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-7901@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7901
LOCATION: Aula seminari teorici 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=7901
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Quantum Black Hole Wave Packet: Average Area Entropy and
Temperature Dependent Width.
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140603T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140603T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8082@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: A quantum Schwarzschild black hole is described\,
at the mini\nsuper spacetime level\, by a non-singular wave packet
composed\nof plane wave eigenstates of the momentum Dirac-conjugate
to\nthe mass operator. The entropy of the mass spectrum acquires\nthen
independent contributions from the average mass and the\nwidth. Hence\,
Bekenstein's area entropy is formulated using the\n{mass}^2 average\,
leaving the {mass} average to set the Hawking\ntemperature. The width
function peaks at the Planck scale for an\nelementary (zero entropy\, zero
free energy) micro black hole of\nfinite rms size\, and decreases
Doppler-like towards the classical\nlimit.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8082
LOCATION:Dipartimento di FIsica Aula Seminari Teorici
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8082
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Disordered holographic superfluids
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140716T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20140716T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8343@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We will consider the effects of disorder in a
holographic superconductor by introducing a random chemical potential in
the boundary field theory. We will see that the critical temperature is
enhanced and we will show evidence for a precise form of renormalization
in this system.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8343
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia Aula 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8343
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Tracce di teoria dei Rivelatori
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141029T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141029T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8757@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: L'argomento del seminario sarà una sintesi dei
risultati che ho ottenuto trattando in maniera analiticamente consistente
le proprietà dei rivelatori. E' evidente l'importanza di una descrizione
matematica dettagliata di tali proprietà. Purtroppo\, esclusa le mie
pubblicazioni\, niente altro è presente in letteratura e queste sono
considerate piuttosto complicate da alcuni\, e assolutamente illeggibili
da altri. La tecnica corrente\, in uso negli esperimenti\, (PAMELA
esclusa) è puramente empirica con largo uso di complessi Monte Carlo.
\nIl mia trattazione è derivata da metodi di largo uso nella Teoria
dell'Informazione\, metodi poco noti al di fuori di questa disciplina. Il
loro adattamento ai problemi connessi all'estrazione dell'informazione
dai dati dei rivelatori mi ha permesso di dimostrare un set abbastanza
ampio di proprietà generali estendibili ad un gran numero di problemi
differenti.\nE' superfluo spiegare (ovviamente ai teorici) i vantaggi e la
potenza dei sistemi analitici per trovare nuovi risultati o isolare
errori o imprecisioni in algoritmi supposti corretti\, inclusi i Monte
Carlo. \nUna delle correzioni che ho apportato ad un algoritmo\, di
frequente uso nei tacker al silicio\, è stata successivamente
perfettamente verificata in un test-beam dedicato. Ovviamente il test beam
non ha verificato la correzione\, che\, essendo ricavata analiticamente\,
era sicuramente giusta\, ma la consistenza delle ipotesi usate con le
proprietà fisiche dei rivelatori. \nUn altro aspetto delle proprietà
degli algoritmi di ricostruzione più usati\, che ho affrontato\,
riguarda le distribuzioni di probabilità dei loro risultati. Tali
algoritmi sono piuttosto complicati e le distribuzioni di probabilità
risultano fortemente non gaussiane. Purtroppo l'intero universo statistico
è dominato dai processi gaussiani\, l'abuso del teorema del limite
centrale porta facilmente a queste conclusioni. Ma cosa si perde se ci si
ostina a trattare un processo non gaussiano con metodi ottimi per processi
gaussiani?\nNelle ricostruzioni di tracce si assume sempre di essere in
presenza di probabilità gaussiane\, anche se molti dati sperimentali
contraddicono questa ipotesi\, il loro intrinseco significato è
generalmente trascurato.\nPer lo sviluppo di un sistema di ricostruzione
di tracce realistico (non gaussiano) ha avuto bisogno di altri parametri\,
estratti dai dati\, oltre alle distribuzioni di probabilità degli
algoritmi. L'estrazione di questi parametri e' stata possibile per mezzo
sviluppi analitici precedenti.\nI risultati del metodo realistico
(ovviamente molto più complicato di quello dei minimi quadrati) sono
sorprendenti. Le precisioni ottenute sono due o tre volte migliori dei
metodi convenzionali. Ma più inaspettato è il modo con cui le
probabilità realistiche fanno accedere ai corretti parametri della
traccia in presenza di grandi deviazioni dovute al rumore.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8757
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia Aula 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8757
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:TBA
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141112T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141112T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8765@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8765
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8765
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:TBA
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141118T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141118T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8758@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8758
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8758
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Dynamical sectors for a spinning particle in AdS_3
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141126T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141126T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8813@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We consider the dynamics of the motion of a
particle of mass M\nand spin J in AdS_3.\nThe study reveals the presence
of different dynamical sectors\ndepending on the relative value of\nM\,
J and the AdS_3 radius R.\nFor the subcritical M^2 R^2-J^2 >0 and
supercritical M^2 R^2-J^2\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8813
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8813
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:TBA
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141203T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141203T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8773@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8773
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8773
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Resurgence: a bridge between perturbative and non perturbative
physics (1/2)
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141215T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141215T153000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8900@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Resurgence provides a systematic unification of
semiclassical analysis for the perturbative and non-perturbative sectors.
Expansions about different saddle points are quantitatively related to one
another in a precise manner. I will illustrate the general framework by
discussing various examples\, from the double-well potential in QM\, to
asymptotically free QFTs such as the principal chiral model\, where this
resurgent approach yields a new semiclassical interpretation of IR
renormalons.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8900
LOCATION: Room 281 (Aula seminari teorica)
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8900
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Resurgence: a bridge between perturbative and non perturbative
physics (2/2)
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141216T083000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20141216T103000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8901@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Resurgence provides a systematic unification of
semiclassical analysis for the perturbative and non-perturbative sectors.
Expansions about different saddle points are quantitatively related to one
another in a precise manner. I will illustrate the general framework by
discussing various examples\, from the double-well potential in QM\, to
asymptotically free QFTs such as the principal chiral model\, where this
resurgent approach yields a new semiclassical interpretation of IR
renormalons.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8901
LOCATION: Room 281 (Aula seminari teorica)
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8901
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Hyperscaling violating Lifshitz holography
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150108T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150108T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8814@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Holographic techniques have been instrumental in
understanding certain aspects of strongly correlated systems\, both in
high energy and condensed matter physics. One of the most interesting
applications of holography in the condensed matter setting is the study of
quantum critical points exhibiting Lifshitz or hyperscaling violating
Lifshitz symmetry. I will present a general method for systematically
constructing the holographic dictionary for both Lifshitz and hyperscaling
violating Lifshitz backgrounds with arbitrary dynamical exponents and
for a large class of bottom up models admitting such backgrounds. This
allows us to determine quite generically various physical properties of
the dual non-relativistic systems\, such as the spectrum of operators\,
the holographic Ward identities\, the conformal anomalies\, renormalized
correlation functions\, as well as their thermodynamic properties.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8814
LOCATION: Room 281 (Aula seminari teorica)
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8814
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Proiezione del film: Particle fever: la scoperta del bosone di
Higgs
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150114T140000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150114T153000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9012@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9012
LOCATION: aula magna
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9012
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Hydrostatic equilibrium and stellar structure in f(R)-gravity
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150203T100000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150203T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9092@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We investigate the hydrostatic equilibrium of
stellar structure\nby taking into account the modified Lane'-Emden
equation coming out from\nf(R)-gravity. Such an equation is obtained in
metric approach by\nconsidering the Newtonian limit of f(R)-gravity\,
which gives rise to a\nmodified Poisson equation\, and then introducing a
relation between\npressure and density with polytropic index n. The
modified equation\nresults an integro-differential equation\, which\, in
the limit of General\nRelativity becomes the standard Lane'-Emden
equation. We find the radial\nprofiles of gravitational potential by
solving for some values of n. The\ncomparison of solutions with those
coming from General Relativity shows\nthat they are compatible and
physically relevant.\nThis analysis gives rise to unstable modes not
present in the standard\nJeans analysis (derived assuming Newtonian
gravity as weak filed limit of\nf(R)=R). In this perspective\, we discuss
several self-gravitating\nastrophysical systems whose dynamics could be
fully addressed in the\nframework of f(R)-gravity.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9092
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9092
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Height fluctuations for interacting dimers
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150218T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150218T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-8876@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We consider interacting dimers on the two-
dimensional square lattice.\nThe non-interacting model is ``integrable''
and solvable via\nKasteleyn theory\, but interactions destroy
integrability and have\nprevented up to now a rigorous understanding.\nBy
using Constructive Renormalization Group\nwe prove that all the moments
of the height difference converge to those\nof the Gaussian Free Field.
Remarkably\, dimer-dimer correlation\nfunctions are instead not universal
and\ndecay with a critical exponent that depends on the
interaction\nstrength. The height difference takes the form of a non-
local\nfermionic operator\, consisting of a sum of fermionic monomials
along\nan arbitrary path\; this path-independence plays a crucial
role\neliminating spurious ultraviolet divergences.\n\nWork in
collaboration with F. Toninelli and A. Giuliani (arXiv:1406.7710)\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8876
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=8876
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Topological Quantum Computation
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150225T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150225T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9089@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In special materials and devices\, electrons or
cold atoms can form many-body quantum states that have the potential of
storing and processing quantum information\, in a manner where topology
provides protection against unwanted errors. Underlying these systems are
so-called topological phases of quantum matter. The colloquium provides an
overview of the key ideas\, results and prospects in this field and
highlights a key role of particles named after Leonardo of Pisa.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9089
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9089
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:New Physics and experimental anomalies in B-meson decays
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150414T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150414T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9314@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In this talk I will review the status of flavor
physics after the first run of the LHC and in particular I will discuss
recent results from the LHCb experiment suggesting possible deviations
from the SM predictions in semileptonic B-meson decays. I will discuss
possible interpretations of these anomalies in terms of New Physics.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9314
LOCATION:seminar room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9314
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Hermite functions\, L^2(R) and rigged hilbert space
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150422T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150422T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9429@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9429
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9429
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Spontaneous Breaking of U(N) symmetry in invariant matrix models
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150505T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150505T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9336@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Matrix Models have a strong history of success in
describing\na variety of situations\, from nuclei spectra to conduction
in\nmesoscopic systems\, from strongly interacting systems to
various\naspects of mathematical physics\, from holographic models
to\nsupersymmetric theories in the localization limit. Traditionally\,
the\nrequirement of base invariance has lead to a factorization of
the\neigenvalue and eigenvector distribution and\, in turn\, to
the\nconclusion that invariant models describe extended systems. Moreover
\,\nWigner-Dyson statistics for the eigenvalues is a hallmark of
\neigenvector delocalization. We show that deviations of the
eigenvalue\nstatistics from the Wigner-Dyson universality reflects itself
on the\neigenvector distribution and that a gap in the eigenvalue
density\nbreaks the U(N) symmetry to a smaller one. This spontaneous
symmetry\nbreaking means that egeinvectors become localized to a sub-
manifold of \nthe Hilbert space and that the system looses
ergodicity.\nWe also consider models with log-normal weight\, such as
those emerging\nin Chern-Simons and ABJM theories. Their eigenvalue
distribution is\nintermediate between Wigner-Dyson and Poissonian\, which
candidates\nthese models for describing a system intermediate between the
extended\nand localized phase\, such as at the Anderson
Metal/Insulator\nTransition. We show that they have a much richer energy
landscape than\nexpected\, with their partition functions decomposable in
a large\nnumber of equilibrium configurations\, growing exponentially with
the\nmatrix rank. We will discuss the meaning of this energy landscape
and\nits implication\, arguing that this structure is a reflection of the
\nnon-trivial (multi-fractal) eigenvector statistics.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9336
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9336
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:La meccanica quantistica ed i futuri computer quantistici
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150506T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150506T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9416@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9416
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9416
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Gauge/Bethe correspondence
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150513T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150513T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9445@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The Gauge/Bethe correspondence is a correspondence
between topological gauge theories and quantum integrable systems\,
discovered by Moore\, Nekrasov\nand Shatashvili. In this talk\, I will
review the present status of the Gauge/Bethe correspondence. In
particular\, I will talk about a Gauge/Bethe\ncorrespondence between the
G/G gauged WZW-model and the phase model\, and between the G/G gauged WZW-
matter model and the q-boson model which is its\none-parameter
deformation. This talk is based on arXiv:1209.3800\, arXiv:1308.4608 and
arXiv:1501.0348.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9445
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9445
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Unified limiting form of graviton radiation at extreme energies
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150527T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150527T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9567@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: After a plain introduction to the thought-
experiment\nof transplanckian scattering\, I present a new calculation\nof
the associated graviton radiation\, whose limiting form unifies\nthe
soft- and high-energy emission regimes.\n The graviton spin and its
helicity transformation phases play\na fundamental role in determining
both the elegant form of the\ngravitational coherent-state and its new
features\, like the\ndeeply subplanckian characteristic energies and the
reduction\nof fragmentation region and rapidity plateau around the
Einstein\ndeflection cone.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9567
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9567
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:COLLOQUIUM: Spin chains and the Grassmannian\, with generalizations
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150603T130000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150603T140000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9543@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9543
LOCATION: Aula magna
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9543
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Threshold and RG improved cross sections for Drell-Yan and Higgs
productions in N3LO QCD
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150630T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150630T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9773@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Precise theoretical predictions for Drell-Yan and
the Higgs boson\nproduction play an important role to put the Standard
Model of particle\nphysics in firm footing. Often the fixed order
predictions are plagued by\nlarge logarithms resulting from certain
kinematical regions or from\nunphysical scales such as renormalization and
factorization scales. The\nsolution to this problem is provided by the
resummation.\nIn this talk\, we will discuss QCD amplitudes and it's
factorization\nproperties and the role of renormalization group invariance
in order to\nunderstand the soft gluon contributions to both the DY and
the Higgs boson\nproductions up to N3LO level for the LHC. Using the
universality of the\nsoft distribution function we obtain the threshold
corrections of DY at\nN3LO using the results for the Higgs boson
production\, for the first time.\nAlso the full N3LO result for the Higgs
boson production is recently\navailable.\nThese corrections reduce the
renormalization scale uncertainties\nsignificantly in the canonical range
[mH/4 \, 2 mH]. We will present a\nnovel approach to further reduce the
uncertainty arising from the\nrenormalization scale by systematically
resumming the renormalization\ngroup (RG) accessible logarithms to all
orders in the strong coupling\nconstant. We will also demonstrate
numerically the improvement over the\nfixed order predictions.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9773
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9773
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Frobenius manifolds and Minimal string theory.
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150902T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150902T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9960@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: This talk is about of the computations of the
correlation numbers in Minimal Liouville Gravity (MLG). We use the
conjecture that the Douglas equation is applicable to the Minimal
Liouville Gravity as well as to the Matrix Models of 2d gravity. We find
how to choose the desired solution of the Douglas equation and an
appropriate form of the resonance transformation from the KdV times to the
Liouville coupling constants to satisfy the needed constraints of
MLG.\nFor this aim we use the connection of the String equation with the
corresponding Frobenius manifold structure. We find the necessary solution
of this equation. The solution of the Douglas equation has a very simple
form in the flat coordinates on the Frobenious manifold.\nUsing this
solution and the suitable choosen resonance transformation lead to the
results which are consistent with the selection rules of the models of
MLG.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9960
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9960
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Mayer expansion of N=2 instanton partition function
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150923T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150923T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10135@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Instanton partition functions of N=2 SUSY gauge
theories are\nof major interest for two main reasons: the presence of
integrable\nstructures and their duality with 2d CFTs (Liouville & Toda).
The\nmathematical methods employed to study these theories are
reminiscent\nof some of the tools used to study integrable statistical
systems:\nHecke algebras\, symmetric polynomials\, Bethe equation
machinery (DDV\nprocedure\, Yang-Yang functional\,...)\, ODE/IM\,... After
a brief review\nof the general N=2 context\, I will expose the Mayer
cluster expansion\nof the Nekrasov partition functions that provides a
'quantization' of\nthe underlying integrable structure in the form of a
TBA-like integral\nequation. Recent results on the next to leading order
will also be\npresented. These results offer the perspective to deform the
\nTBA-formalism in order to enrich the algebraic structure.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10135
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10135
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Quantization of D-brane Actions in the ADM Formalism
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150929T120000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150929T130000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-9982@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In this talk\, I would consider the constraint
quantization techniques and \napply them to consider the quantization of
the several D-brane actions.\nI would first consider the actions involving
the square-roots\, like the \nrelativistic point particle\, Nambu-Goto
action\, Born-Infeld-Nambu-Goto \naction\, Dirac-Born-Infeld-Nambu-Goto
action.\nThen I would consider the actions without the square roots
like\nthe Polyakov-type of actions which do not involve a square.\nI would
then consider the conformally gauge-fixed Polyakov D1-brane \naction
(CGFPD1BA) and subsequently consider its instant-form and \nlight-front
quantization. Then I would consider this action by putting in \nmore
gauge fields in to the action like the 2-form gauge field\, the
axion\nfield and the U(1) gauge field. I would also consider the string
gauge \nsymmetries in this context. Then I would consider the Polyakov
D1-brane\naction in the ADM formalism and discuss its quantization using
the\nshift vectors and the lapse function.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9982
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=9982
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Tuscan Meeting on Theoretical Physics (Joint Seminars FI-PI-SNS)
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151007T093000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151007T150000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10059@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Program: \n\n11:30 Benjamin Doyon\, "Many-body
quantum transport out of equilibrium: field theory and emerging fluid
dynamics"\n\n12:30 Lunch break \n\n14:30 Alberto Zaffaroni\, "AdS4 Black
Holes and 3d Gauge Theories"\n\n15:30 Coffee break \n\n16:00 Matthew
Strassler\, "Seeking Insights and Avoiding Oversights at the LHC"\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10059
LOCATION:Aula seminari teorici 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10059
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:The identity of the Abelian Sandpile Model
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151028T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151028T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10253@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The Abelian Sandpile Model is a model for
avalanches in\nout-of-equilibrium statistical mechanics\, paradigm of
self-organised\ncriticality. In the 90's\, mostly Dhar and collaborators
elucidated a\nseries of remarkable exact results in this model\, which
related to\nvarious branches of combinatorics. Among other things\, a
group\nstructure on the configurations of the system emerged.\n\nThe
simplest geometry is a square portion of the 2D square lattice. In\nthis
case\, the group-identity configuration shows\, in the\nthermodynamic
limit\, convergence to a peculiar fractal shape\, composed\nof infinitely-
many polygons\, filled with different bi-periodic\npatterns. The
determination of this shape has been an open problem for\na few decades\,
and is solved here.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10253
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10253
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Quantum corrections to the stress-energy tensor in thermodynamical
equilibrium with acceleration and vorticity
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151106T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151106T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10210@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: It is shown that the stress-energy tensor has
additional terms with respect to the ideal form in states of global
thermodynamic equilibrium in flat spacetime with non-vanishing
acceleration and vorticity. These terms are of quantum origin and they are
usually tiny but they can become important in extreme situations. Unlike
usual thermodynamic pressure and energy density\, they depend on the
explicit form of the stress-energy operator\, implying that different
operators are thermodynamically inequivalent. They persist in
gravitational fields along with further corrections proportional to the
Riemann tensor with thermal coefficients depending on temperature and
chemical potential.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10210
LOCATION: Aula seminari teorici ( 281 )
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10210
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:A quantum mechanical model for Holography
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151111T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151111T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10234@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We introduce a new type of quantum mechanical
theory called Spin Matrix theory. It is a generalization of nearest-
neighbor spin chain theories. We show that Spin Matrix theory arise from
N=4 super Yang-Mills theory near certain zero-temperature critical points.
We find that Spin Matrix theory contains a variety of phases that mimics
that of the AdS/CFT correspondence\, and hence gives a quantum mechanical
model of the AdS/CFT correspondence. Finally\, we suggest that Spin Matrix
theory by itself can describe a Holographic correspondence.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10234
LOCATION: Aula seminari teorici ( 281 )
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10234
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Flavour-changing top decays in the aligned two-Higgs-doublet model
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151118T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151118T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10280@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We compute flavour-changing top decays $t
\\rightarrow c h$ and $t \\rightarrow c V$ ($V= \\gamma\, Z$)\n
within the generic framework of aligned two-Higgs-doublet model. By
exploiting constrains from flavour physics\n and that of measurements
of the Higgs properties\, we investigate the parameter space of the model
and its\n impact on the associated branching ratios. It is observed
that the Higgs signal strength in the di-photon\n channel imposes
important restrictions on the $t \\rightarrow c h$ decay rate provided the
charged scalar of the\n model is light. We conclude that rates of
these flavour-changing top decays are beyond the expected sensitivity\n
of the future high-luminosity phase of the LHC.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10280
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10280
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Field Theory Description of Topological States of Matter
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151125T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151125T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10306@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: I introduce the topological states of matter\,
starting from the\nexample of the quantum Hall effect. Then I discuss\nthe
massless edge states and their field theory description.\nFinally\, I
compare the ten-fold classification of non-interacting\nstates with the
characterization in terms of field theory anomalies.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10306
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10306
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Proof of the Spin–Statistics Theorem
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151202T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151202T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10394@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10394
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10394
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Fibonacci family of dynamical universality classes
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151216T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20151216T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10551@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Golden Ratio $\\phi=(1+\\sqrt{5})/2$\, also called
Divine Proportion\, is the most\nperfect irrational number\, and it has
inspired people for many\ncenturies.\nIt is best approximated by the
ratios of the two neighbouring integer\nnumbers from the celebrated
Fibonacci sequence 1\,1\,2\,3\,5\,8\,13\,21\,...\,\nthe so-called Kepler
ratios.\nWe show that dynamical exponents\, characterising universal
scaling of\nspace-time fluctuations of the slow\nrelaxation modes in non-
equilibrium systems are all\ncharacterized by the Kepler ratios.\nKepler
ratios\, i.e. z= 2/1\, 3/2\, 5/3\, 8/5\, ...\\phi\nthus form an infinite
discrete family of non-equilibrium\nuniversality classes. First two
members of the family are well known\,\nas diffusion universality z=2 \,
and Kardar-Parisi-Zhang z=3/2\nuniversality classes.\nOur findings are
based on mode-coupling theory which predicts also the universal\nscaling
functions\, which are completely fixed by macroscopic\nproperties of a
system. A simple statistical model which allows to see higher\nFibonacci
classes z=5/3\, z=8/5\, and z=\\phi\, is presented.\n%\n[1] V. Popkov\, A.
Schadschneider\, J. Schmidt\, and G.M. Schuetz\,\nPNAS 112\, 12645
(2015)\n[2] V. Popkov\, J. Schmidt\, and G.M. Schuetz\,\nPhys. Rev.
Lett. 112\, 200602 (2014)\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10551
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10551
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Tuscan Meeting on Theoretical Physics
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160204T100000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160204T110000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10797@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10797
LOCATION:Pisa 131
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10797
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:A brief history of low-temperature physics (Colloquium)
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160210T143000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160210T153000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10799@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10799
LOCATION: aula magna
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10799
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:???
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160224T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160224T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10827@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10827
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10827
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Deformed Virasoro algebras in supersymmetric gauge theories
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160330T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160330T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-11152@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The Alday-Gaiotto-Tachikawa (AGT) correspondence
allows a wide class of 4d supersymmetric gauge theories to be studied in a
dual\n2d CFT. In particular\, the gauge theory partition function is
identified with a 2d CFT correlator. In this talk I will discuss how the
AGT\ncorrespondence can be extended to certain 5d and 6dsupersymmetric
gauge theories\, in which case the dual symmetry algebras
are\ntrigonometric or elliptic deformations of the Virasoro algebra.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=11152
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=11152
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Black Hole Thermodynamics (seminario interdisciplinare fisica
filosofia)
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160415T130000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160415T160000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10801@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10801
LOCATION: aula magna
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10801
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Quench dynamics and memory preservation in quantum integrable
systems
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160511T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160511T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-11356@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: One of the foundations of statistical physics is
that only minimal information is required for the description of
macroscopic systems.\nResearch in quantum one-dimensional integrable
systems out of equilibrium has recently revealed relaxation towards a non-
thermal\nstatistical ensemble that violates this principle due to the
presence of an infinite number of local integrals of motion. The
information\ncontent of this ensemble remains however a riddle. By
studying the dynamics after suddenly switching-off the interactions in an
isolated\nquantum system (a so-called quantum quench)\, we will show that
the time evolution under a massive Gaussian field theory erases all
memory\nof non-Gaussian correlations that are present in the initial
state\, keeping information only about the initial two-point
correlation\nfunction. In the massless case on the other hand\, we will
show that an enormous amount of information about the initial state
survives\neven at infinitely large times\, in contrast to earlier
expectations. We provide an intuitive explanation of the above results
based on the\ncluster decomposition principle and the hydrodynamic
character of the evolution. Lastly we will discuss applications to cold
atom\nexperiments and generalisations to lattice systems and spin chains
as well as conformal field theories.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=11356
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=11356
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:???
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160525T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160525T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-10920@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10920
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=10920
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Light from Dark Matter
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160921T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160921T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-11932@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In this talk I will discuss photon spectra from
annihilating Dark Matter. In particular the search for monochromatic lines
is of great interest\, as from the particle physics perspective it allows
to determine the DM mass. And from the astrophysical perspective it is
unlikely to be mimicked by a compact source. \nI will address the general
question\, under which circumstances in a given model a line is in
principle observable given a finite instrument resolution. Two mechanisms
which allow to see such gamma line features will be presented and the
corresponding model realisations discussed.\nI will discuss how line
searches open the window of opportunity to scrutinise possible observed
continuous gamma ray excesses. As concrete examples the Galactic Center
excess and the Reticulum II excess will be considered.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=11932
LOCATION:Conference Room
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=11932
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:D-brane's moduli in Open String Field Theory
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160928T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20160928T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12010@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The moduli space of D-branes has a microscopic
closed string description in terms of a continuous family of boundary
states. Open string field theory provides a new microscopic description in
terms of non-perturbative configurations of open strings which solve the
open string equation of motion. In this talk\, after a general
introduction to the subject\, I will explain how the SFT parameters are
non-trivially related to the boundary state parameters.\nWe first analyze
the relation in the case of a non-perturbative analytic solution and then
i present more recent results in Siegel gauge\, where we can make contact
with string perturbation theory and we can see how SFT takes care of
infrared divergences.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12010
LOCATION:Aula 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12010
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:VII Tuscan Meeting on Theoretical Physics
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161004T090000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161004T150000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12007@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Program:\n\n11:00 - Glenn Barnich (ULB\,
Brussels)\n\nTitle: Finite BMS transformations \n\nAbstract: After a
review of holographic features of general relativity in 3 and 4
dimensions\, I will show how to derive the transformation laws of the
Bondi mass and angular momentum aspects under finite supertranslations\,
superrotations and complex Weyl rescalings.\n\n12:00 Lunch break\n\n14:30
- Paul Townsend (DAMPT\, Cambridge)\n\nTitle: Worldline time-reversal and
a CPT anomaly\n\nAbstract: The action for a massless particle in 4D
Minkowski spacetime has a worldline time-reversing symmetry corresponding
to CPT invariance of the quantum theory. The analogous symmetry of the
N-extended superparticle is anomalous when N is odd\; in the supertwistor
formalism this is seen as a 1D analog of the 3D Parity anomaly. This
result accords with the fact that there are no CPT self-conjugate massless
N=1 supermultiplet. There is one when N is even\, and it has 2**N states
when N/2 is even but 2**(N+1) when N/2 is odd. From the perspective of
worldline time-reversal invariance\, this state doubling for odd N/2 is
due to a Kramers degeneracy.\n\n15:30 Coffee break\n\n16:00 - Massimo
Porrati (NYU\, New York)\n\nTitle: Shaving off Black Hole Soft
Hair\n\nAbstract: After recalling the definition of black hole "hair" we
explain why the only interesting hair are those that are also remnants.
Next\, we will examine a recent proposal by Hawking\, Perry and
Strominger\, who suggest that soft photons and gravitons can be regarded
as black hole hair that may be relevant to the black hole information
paradox. We will make use of factorization theorems for infrared
divergences of the S-matrix to argue that\, by appropriately dressing in
and out hard states\, the soft-quanta-dependent part of the S-matrix
becomes essentially trivial\, in the sense that the information paradox
can be fully formulated in terms of dressed hard states\, which do not
depend on soft quanta.\n\nWeb page:
http://pisatheorygroup.pi.infn.it/seminars/tuscan-meeting\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12007
LOCATION:SNS Pisa Aula Bianchi
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12007
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Entanglement hamiltonians in 2D CFT and Shape dependence of
holographic entanglement entropy in AdS(4)/CFT(3)
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161026T090000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161026T100000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12124@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In the first part we enumerate the cases in 2d
conformal field theory\nwhere the logarithm of the reduced density matrix
(the entanglement\nhamiltonian) may be written as an integral over the
energy-momentum tensor\ntimes a local weight. These include some known
time-independent cases and\nalso new examples corresponding to the time-
dependent scenarios of a\nglobal and local quench.\nIn the second part we
discuss the holographic entanglement entropy in\nAdS4/CFT3 for finite
domains with generic shapes. For smooth shapes the\nconstant term can be
evaluated by employing a generalisation of the\nWillmore functional for
two dimensional surfaces. Explicit examples are\ngiven for asymptotically
AdS4 black holes\, domain wall geometries and time\ndependent
backgrounds.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12124
LOCATION:Department of Physics and Astronomy 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12124
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Theta dependence in QCD and related topics
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161102T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161102T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12196@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In this talk I will present a general perspective
on the topological properties and theta-angle dependence of gauge
theories\, mainly focusing on the finite temperature case. The main aim is
to highlight the physical ideas involved and discuss some recent results
obtained by using Lattice QCD simulations\, giving some hints of the
numerical problems but avoiding the lattice technicalities. Besides the
theoretical interest of studying a completely non-perturbative aspect of
QCD\, this subject has also some direct phenomenological implications\,
being strictly connected to the physics of axions and to their possible
role as dark matter candidates.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12196
LOCATION: 212
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12196
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Worldsheet-Induced Corrections to the Holographic Veneziano
Amplitude
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161123T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161123T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12160@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The Veneziano amplitude for the scattering of 4
mesons was a crucial tool\nin building early String Theory\, it possesses
some remarkable and very\ndesirable analytic features. But in its
structure it is incomplete-\nnotably it lacks any information about
asymptotic freedom of confining\ngauge theories\, we know the Regge
trajectory cannot be linear forever. We\nexplain how to enhance the
Veneziano amplitude by connecting together a\nfield theory computation of
meson scattering\, rewritten as Wilson loops\n(Makeenko-Olesen) and the
holographic duality to investigate how stringy\ncorrections might affect
the meson amplitude.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12160
LOCATION: 212
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12160
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Non-equilibrium quantum transport: quantum “heat engines” and
full counting statistics.
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161130T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161130T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12155@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We investigate the particle and heat transport in
a quantum junction with the geometry of star graph. The system is in a
non-equilibrium steady state\, characterised by the temperatures and
chemical potentials of the heat reservoirs connected to the edges of the
graph. The study of the non-equilibrium expectation values of the particle
and heat currents reveals that the junction operates as energy
converter\, transmuting heat to chemical potential energy and vice versa.
We show that the efficiency of this process behaves as that of a heat
engine. In the second part of the seminar we describe the full counting
statistics relative to the particle transport in the system and discuss
the physical meaning of the underlying probability distribution.We discuss
finally the impact of bound states in this context.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12155
LOCATION:Physics Department\, second floor 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12155
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:P fluxes and exotic branes
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161214T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20161214T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12411@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We consider the N=1 superpotential generated in
type-II orientifold models by non-geometric fluxes. In particular\, we
consider the family of P fluxes\, that are related by T-duality
transformations to the S-dual of the Q flux. We determine the rule that
transforms a given flux in this family under a single T-duality
transformation. This allows to derive a complete expression for the
superpotential for both the IIA and the IIB theory for the particular case
of a T^6/[Z_2xZ_2] orientifold. We then consider the tadpoles induced by
these fluxes\, and we determine all the exotic branes that have to be
introduced in order to cancel them. This is achieved by determining a
universal transformation rule under T-duality satisfied by all the branes
and generalised KK monopoles in string theory.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12411
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica\, secondo piano 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12411
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Artic curves in fermionic systems
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170125T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170125T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12734@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In this talk I will consider two fermionic chains
at\ndifferent densities joined together and evolved unitarily. I
will\npresent many exact results concerning the large-time limit
of\ncorrelation functions and the Loschmidt echo. I will show that
this\ntype of quench is deeply related\, via analytic continuation
in\nimaginary time\, to the arctic curve phenomena in
statistical\nmechanics: interfaces separating fluctuating and frozen
regions\, a\ncelebrated example of which is the arctic circle in the six-
vertex\nmodel.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12734
LOCATION:Physics Department\, first floor 212
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12734
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:VIII Tuscan Meeting on Theoretical Physics
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170323T090000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170323T170000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12782@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: 11:00 - Chris Hull (London\, Imperial)\nTitle:
Strings\, fields and geometry \nAbstract:\n12:00 Lunch break\n14:30 -
David Tong (Cambridge)\nTitle: On Particle-Vortex Duality\nAbstract: I'll
review some recent results on physics in d=2+1 dimensions.\n15:30 Coffee
break\n16:00 - Massimo Bianchi (Roma Tor Vergata)\nTitle: On micro-state
geometries of 4-d black-holes and their stringy origin\nAbstract: We
derive a precise dictionary between micro-state geometries and open string
condensates for a large class of excitations of four dimensional BPS
black holes realised in terms of D3-branes intersecting on a six-torus. We
then construct explicit examples of microstate geometries that lift to
smooth horizon-free geometries in five dimensions. Solutions consist of
half-BPS D-brane atoms distributed in 3-dimensional space. Charges and
positions of the D-brane centers are constrained by the bubble equations
and boundary conditions ensuring the regularity of the metric and the
match with the black hole geometry.\nRefs:https://arxiv.org/abs/1603.05169
https://arxiv.org/abs/1701.05520How to reach\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12782
LOCATION: Galileo Galilei Institute
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12782
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Planar Two-Loop QCD Corrections to H->3 partons
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170329T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170329T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12406@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We review the calculation of the two-loop QCD
amplitudes that contribute at NLO to the decay of a Higgs boson to three
partons (or equivalently the production of a Higgs boson with a jet in
hadronic collisions). We concentrate on planar corrections\, we discuss
the structure of the amplitude in terms of dimensionally regularized
Feynman integrals\, the reduction to the master integrals and their
analytic calculation with the differential equations method. Beside the
more common case in which the solution can be expressed in terms of
generalized polylogarithms\, we discuss also the case of four-point
functions whose differential equations can be solved in terms of elliptic
integrals.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12406
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica\, secondo piano 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12406
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:The global R* operation in multiloop calculations
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170427T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170427T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-13413@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The observation that the renormalization constants
in minimal subtraction schemes are independent on mass scales led to
efficient ways to compute renormalization\ngroup functions at high orders
in perturbation theory. In particular\, calculations drastically simplify
by using the trick of infrared rearrangement\, supplemented\nwith the
subtraction of the infrared singularities of each Feynman diagram by means
of the proper counterterms\, known as the R* operation introduced in the
80s by\nChetyrkin\, Tkachov and Smirnov. This method is still quite
complicated at high loop order\, because of the large number of diagrams\,
and it was improved by\nChetyrkin with the so-called global R*
operation\, which generates a single counterterm to subtract all the
infrared poles. In this talk I will review the main\nideas of this method
and discuss modern applications.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13413
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13413
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:From Planck Data to Planck Era: Observational Tests of Holographic
Cosmology
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170503T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170503T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12820@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We test a class of holographic models for the very
early Universe against cosmological observations and find that they are
competitive to the standard cold dark matter model with a
cosmological\nconstant (LambdaCDM) of cosmology. These models are based on
three-dimensional perturbative superrenormalizable quantum field theory
(QFT)\, and\, while they predict a different power spectrum from\nthe
standard power law used in LambdaCDM\, they still provide an excellent fit
to the data within their regime of validity. Observations can be used to
exclude some QFT models\, while we also find\nmodels satisfying all
phenomenological constraints: the data rule out the dual theory being a
Yang-Mills theory coupled to fermions only but allow for a Yang-Mills
theory coupled to nonminimal\nscalars with quartic interactions.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12820
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12820
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Discussion of recent LHCb results on lepton universality in b
decays
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170505T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170505T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-13415@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Recent results by the LHCb experiment provide a
pattern of possible deviations from Standard model predictions in the
decays of b hadrons mediated by the b->sl+l- transition\, which occurs
through loop diagrams with high sensitivity to New Physics. In
particular\, the hint for lepton flavour non-universality seen in the
measurement of the BR(B+>K+mu+mu-)/BR(B+->K+e+e-) ratio has been confirmed
very recently in the B0->K*0l+l- mode. Indications for a breaking of
lepton flavour universality also emerged\, both at B factories and at
LHCb\, at tree level in B semileptonic decays when comparing the tau and
mu final states. In this seminar we will review the batch of experimental
results and the possible interpretations in terms of new physics
models.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13415
LOCATION:Physics Department 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13415
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Emergent Weyl nodes and Fermi arcs in a Floquet Weyl semimetal
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170510T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170510T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-13374@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: When a Dirac semimetal is subject to a circularly
polarized laser\, it is\npredicted that the Dirac cone splits into two
Weyl nodes and a non-equilibrium\ntransient state called the Floquet Weyl
semimetal is realized. We focus on the\npreviously unexplored low
frequency regime\, where the upper and lower Dirac\nbands resonantly
couples with each other through multi-photon processes\, which\nis a
realistic situation in solid state ultrafast pump-probe
experiments. We\nfind a series of new Weyl nodes emerging in pairs when
the Floquet replica bands\nhybridize with each other. The nature of the
Floquet Weyl semimetal with regard\nto the number\, locations\, and
monopole charges of these Weyl nodes is highly\ntunable with the amplitude
and frequency of the light. We derive an effective\nlow energy theory
using Brillouin-Wigner expansion and further regularise the\ntheory on a
cubic lattice. The monopole charges obtained from the low-
energy\nHamiltonian can be reconciled with the number of Fermi arcs on the
lattice which\nwe find numerically.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13374
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13374
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:New notions of entanglement and non-minimal geodesics from 2d CFT
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170511T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170511T140000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-13503@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The notion of “entwinement” originated in the
context of holography and was proposed to characterize the entanglement
between internal gauged degrees of freedom in a quantum field theory. I
will discuss how entwinement can formally be defined through the replica
method in terms of a non-local gauge-invariant object\, and apply this
method to the computation of entwinement in symmetric orbifold conformal
field theories in 1+1 dimensions. Such a theory appears in the weak
coupling limit of the D1-D5 string theory which is dual to AdS_3 at strong
coupling. In this context\, I will show how this novel quantity measures
the lengths\, in units of the AdS scale\, of non-minimal geodesics present
in excited states of the system\, which are gravitationally described as
conical defects and the zero mass BTZ black hole.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13503
LOCATION: Aula 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13503
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Open Quantum Systems: Theory and Real World
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170524T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170524T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-13434@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Only ideally quantum systems are closed\, i.e.
isolated from the rest\, since they do always interact with the external
environment\, unavoidably affecting its coherence properties and inducing
noise effects\, leading to so-called open quantum systems.\nHere\, we will
first show this deleterious role of the environment where some
information coming from the system is irreversibly lost. Then\, we will
discuss how there might be a back-flow of information from the environment
to the system\, with the dynamics showing noise time correlations and
memory (non-Markovian) effects.\nHowever\, reversing this traditional
point of view\, the environment may play also a crucial positive role in
remarkably enhancing the quantum system performance to achieve a given
task\, e.g. noise-assisted transmission of energy and information.
Additionally\, one can often exploit optimal control theory to manipulate
part of the environment\, and steer the system dynamics while being only
restricted by the so-called quantum speed limit. Moreover\, since the
environment does continuously 'observe' the physical system\, quantum Zeno
phenomena may also arise\, and be analytically studied in terms of
stochastic quantum measurements by large deviation theory. Finally\, the
fragility of the coherence properties of the dynamical evolution against
the environment noise can become an efficient tool to convert the system
into a quantum probe of external complex (even classical) objects\,
towards novel quantum sensing schemes.\nAll these theoretical analytical
and numerical results\, beyond their foundational role for a deeper
understanding of quantum physics\, have been also experimentally tested
using several platforms including photonics\, atomic and bio-molecular
systems\, with very promising and powerful real-life applications in quite
different fields ranging from quantum communication to quantum biology\,
from quantum computation to quantum metrology.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13434
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13434
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Bose Einstein condensation of pions
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170526T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170526T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-13627@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: When the isospin chemical potential exceeds the
pion mass\, charged pions condense in the zero-momentum state forming a
superfluid. We examine the pion condensed phase within the chiral
perturbation theory framework deriving a simple expression for the
corresponding equation of state. We compare our results with lattice QCD
simulations\, showing the excellent agreement in a certain isospin
chemical potential range.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13627
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13627
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Cold compressible matter in holographic YM theories
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170607T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170607T140000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-13648@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The phase diagram of strongly coupled Yang--Mills
theories with a finite density of fundamental matter is still not
satisfactorily understood from first principles. \n\nIn this talk I will
discuss how to describe finite density YM-matter theories with a string
theory dual at low temperatures. The IR physics of the field theory is
non-relativistic and governed by the charge density\, which in the string
theory picture is given by the dominance of fundamental strings dissolved
in higher-dimensional D-branes near the origin of spacetime.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13648
LOCATION:Room 324
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13648
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:TBA
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170614T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170614T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-13416@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13416
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13416
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Drude falling into a black hole
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170621T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170621T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-13464@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: I will discuss why and how to introduce momentum
dissipation into\nthe framework of the gauge-gravity duality with
particular emphasis\non the condensed matter applications. I will review
the most relevant\nmodels and how to extract the thermoelectric
conductivities within them.\nAs a physical and interesting utilization I
will present the recent \ndevelopments about the possible existence of
universal bounds on \nconductivities and diffusivities linked with quantum
chaos.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13464
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13464
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Phenomenology of the QCD axion
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170719T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170719T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-13858@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The QCD axion is probably the most robust solution
to the strong CP problem and a natural dark matter candidate. While its
properties\, such as the mass and the couplings\, are mostly determined by
non-perturbative QCD effects I will present recent computations
demonstrating that they can be reliably extracted with percent accuracy\,
which is important for the theory interpretation of experimental results.
I will also discuss some recent \nlattice QCD results highlighting a
departure from the usual instanton \nestimates and potentially changing
the prediction for the axion relic \nabundance substantially.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13858
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=13858
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Spontaneous CP breaking and the axion potential: an effective
Lagrangian approach
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170914T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170914T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14111@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Using the well-known low-energy effective
Lagrangian of QCD --- valid for small (non-vanishing)\nquark masses and a
large number of colors --- we study in detail the regions of\nparameter
space where CP is spontaneously broken/unbroken for a vacuum angle θ =
π.\nIn the CP-broken region there are first order phase transitions as
one crosses θ = π \, while\non the (hyper)surface separating the two
regions\, there are second order phase transitions\nsignaled by the
vanishing of the mass of a pseudo Nambu-Goldstone boson and by a
divergent\nQCD topological susceptibility. The second order point sits at
the end of a first order line\nassociated with the CP spontaneous
breaking\, in the appropriate complex parameter plane.\nWhen the effective
Lagrangian is extended by the inclusion of an axion these features
of\nQCD imply that standard calculations of the axion potential have to be
revised when the\nQCD parameters fall in the above mentioned CP-broken
region\, in spite of the fact that the\naxion solves the strong-CP
problem. These latter results could be of interest for axionic\ndark
matter calculations if the topological susceptibility of pure Yang-Mills
theory falls off\nsufficiently fast when temperature is increased towards
the QCD deconfining transition.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14111
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14111
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Colloquium: Subatomic vortices
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170927T130000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20170927T140000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14152@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14152
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14152
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Pumping and Driving in Global AdS
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171003T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171003T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-12357@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The most studied boundary conditions of fields in
AdS are dual to quenches in the dual field theory. We initiate the study
of more general time dependent boundary conditions which are believed to
have a correspondence in \nphysics of driven systems that can be devised
experimentally. We will report on two classes of boundary conditions:
infinitely slow quench and periodic driving. We chart out the space of
stable solutions and investigate the endpoint of unstable modes. This is
not always the expected black hole\, and pulsating solutions that resemble
relaxation oscillations can appear.\nWe speculate on parallelisms with
the physics of Floquet many body systems and Time Crystals.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12357
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=12357
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Non-analyticity of holographic Renyi entropy in Lovelock gravity
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171011T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171011T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14204@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We compute holographic Renyi entropies for
spherical entangling surfaces on the boundary while considering third
order Lovelock gravity with negative cosmological constant in the bulk.
Our study shows that third order Lovelock black holes with hyperbolic
event horizon are unstable\, and at low temperatures those with smaller
mass are favoured\, giving rise to first order phase transitions in the
bulk. We determine regions in the Lovelock parameter space in arbitrary
dimensions\, where bulk phase transitions happen and where boundary
causality constraints are met. We show that each of these points
corresponds to a dual boundary conformal field theory whose Renyi entropy
exhibits a kink at a certain critical index n.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14204
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14204
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:The QCD axion and other gears
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171018T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171018T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14166@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In this talk I will briefly introduce the QCD
axion\, its behavior as cold Dark Matter candidate\, and the existing
experimental probes. Later\, motivated by the foreseen progress in axion
detection experiments\, I will focus on a model where the axion can have
an exponentially large coupling to photons\, relying on the "clockwork"
mechanism. I will comment on the theoretical motivations of such mechanism
and analyze the resulting axion phenomenology. As a bonus\, the model
predicts a large number of pseudo-scalars which can be light and
observable at the LHC.\nIn the last part of the talk I will focus on the
cosmological implication of long-lived topological defects originating
from the rich structure of the model\, with an emphasis on their
contribution to the axion dark matter abundance and on a possible upper
bound on the scale of new physics.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14166
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14166
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Holographic equations of state and neutron stars
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171025T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171025T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14161@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: According to common lore\, Equations of State of
field theories with gravity duals tend to be soft\, with speeds of sound
either below or around the conformal value. This has important
consequences in particular for the physics of compact stars\, where the
detection of two solar mass neutron stars has been shown to require very
stiff equations of state. In this talk\, I show that no speed limit exists
for holographic models at finite density\, explicitly constructing
examples where the speed of sound becomes arbitrarily close to that of
light. This opens up the possibility of building hybrid stars that contain
quark matter obeying a holographic equation of state in their
cores.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14161
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14161
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Threshold resummation in two dimensional Mellin space
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171031T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171031T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14376@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: With the increasing accurate measurements of
various \n observables at the Large Hadron Collider\,\n precise
theoretical predictions are of paramount importance which will \n help
not only to understand\n Standard Model(SM) better but also to
constrain various observables \n beyond the SM scenarios. The
inclusive\n production of colorless particles\, as in Drell-Yan process
and the \n Higgs production in the final state has been studied both
in \n fixed-order as well as in resummed frameworks. The perturbative
\n predictions for differential observables like rapidity\,
transverse \n momentum are underway. In my talk\, I will present our
recent work on \n resummation of rapidity distributions for the Higgs
production via \n gluon fusion mechanism. We provide an all order
prediction for the \n resummed cross section in two dimensional Mellin
space. We find \n significant reduction in scale uncertainties due to
unphysical scales \n at NNLO + NNLL.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14376
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14376
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Corner contributions to holographic entanglement entropy in
AdS(4)/BCFT(3)
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171102T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171102T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14500@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In the context of the AdS(4)/BCFT(3)
correspondence\, where also the gravitational spacetime is bounded by a
hypersurface which encodes the boundary conditions characterising the dual
BCFT(3)\, we study the holographic entanglement entropy of spatial
regions with corners\, whose vertices are located on the boundary of the
BCFT(3). The case where the boundary of the BCFT(3) is a flat hyperplane
is considered. Analytic expressions for the simplest corner functions are
presented. A relation with the one point function of the stress tensor is
discussed. A numerical analysis is performed by computing the area of
the minimal area surfaces corresponding to finite domains.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14500
LOCATION: 212
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14500
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:A holographic perspective on symmetry breaking
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171107T131000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171107T141000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14364@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Symmetry breaking\, both spontaneous and
explicit\, will be approached using Ward identities as the main tool. We
will first recall how Ward identities encode the spectrum of gapless\, or
nearly gapless modes (a.k.a. Goldstone bosons)\, emphasizing when UV or IR
data is needed. We then proceed to consider the holographic perspective
on this problem. We will discuss (a selection of) several models: a global
U(1) symmetry\, including the ambiguous case of two boundary dimensions\;
the simultaneous breaking of translations and scale invariance\;
supersymmetry breaking\; models where Lorentz invariance is absent\, such
as in presence of a chemical potential or for theories with Lifshitz
scaling. In all these cases we will first reproduce the expected Ward
identities\, and then try to go beyond and determine interesting IR
data.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14364
LOCATION: Aula 212
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14364
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY: On the breaking of Lepton Flavour Universality in B-meson decays
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171115T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171115T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14287@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Several different experiments show evidences of
Lepton Flavour Universality violation in semileptonic B meson decays\,
both in charged and neutral currents. These anomalies can be interpreted
in terms of new short-distance interactions that involve mainly the third
generation of fermions. I will first discuss the present status of the
anomalies\, and their connection to other low- and high-energy
observables\, in a model-independent way\, adopting an Effective Field
Theory approach based on a U(2) flavour symmetry. I will then extend the
analysis to a few simplified UV completions with different types of
mediator\, discussing the main issues that have to be faced in each case.
A few models emerge\, which look capable of accommodating both charged-
and neutral-current anomalies consistently with all the experimental
bounds\, with associated flavour and high-pT signatures within the reach
of present and future experiments.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14287
LOCATION: Aula 212 (primo piano)
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14287
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Conformal manifolds without supersymmetry: what can we say?
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171122T130000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171122T140000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14310@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Conformal manifolds are families of conformal
field theories connected by exactly marginal deformations. They are
ubiquitous in theories with supersymmetry\, while there are no examples\,
at least in d>2\, in non-supersymmetric setups. One can question whether
they can ever exists. In this talk I address these issues by looking at
the constraints that a conformal field theory should enjoy to admit
exactly marginal deformations. In particular\, using tools from conformal
perturbation theory\, I derive a sum rule the CFT should satisfy\, and
discuss some of the implications that this has on the CFT spectrum and OPE
coefficients. Then\, I will focus on conformal field theories admitting a
gravity dual description\, and as such a large-N expansion. I will
discuss the relation between conformal perturbation theory and loop
expansion in the bulk\, and show how such connection could help in the
search for (non-supersymmetric) conformal manifolds beyond the planar
limit. Using a toy-example I will show that this is not an empty
set.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14310
LOCATION: Aula 212
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14310
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Controlled heat transport in quantum devices
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171129T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20171129T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14562@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: I will begin showing that heat engines and
refrigerators can be understood as a driven\nbipartite quantum system. I
will then illustrate that a fluctuation theorem (the so called
heat\nengine fluctuation relation or HEFR) holds for such system [1].
Fluctuation theorems are exact\nrelations in non-equilibrium
thermodynamics that are obeyed by the statistics of work and heat\n(which
are indeed stochastic variables) [2]. The second law of thermodynamics in
both Carnot and\nKelvin formulation can be quickly derived from the HEFR\,
and as well in the formulation according\nto which heat spontaneously
flows from hot to cold. I will then illustrate a possible experimental
realisation\nof quantum heat engine/refrigerator with superconducting
qubits\, and illustrate its functioning [3].\nIf time will allow I will
discuss how quantum measurements and feedback control may break the HEFR
and\nillustrate the possible implementation a Maxwell Demon that can steer
energy from cold reservoir to a\nhot one by observing the state of a
central qubit playing the role of “trapdoor” and using the
acquired\ninformation [4].\n\n[1] M. Campisi Fluctuation relation for
quantum heat engines and refrigerators\, J. Phys A: Math Theor 47\, 245001
(2014)\n[2] M. Campisi\, P. Hänggi\, and P. Talkner\, Colloquium.
Quantum Fluctuation Relations: Foundations and Applications\, Rev. Mod.
Phys. 83 \, 771 (2011) \n[3] M. Campisi\, J. Pekola\, R. Fazio\,
Nonequilibrium fluctuations in quantum heat engines: Theory\, example\,
and possible solid state experiments\, New J. Phys.17 0350 (2015)\n[4] M.
Campisi\, J. Pekola and R. Fazio\, Feedback controlled heat transport in
quantum devices: Theory and solid state experimental proposal\, New J.
Phys. 19 05302 (2017)\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14562
LOCATION: 212
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14562
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Logarithmic correlations in the critical 2d Ising model
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180123T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180123T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14727@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: I'll briefly review how conformal techniques can
be applied to calculate geometrical observables in 2d critical statistical
models. Typical examples include crossing probabilities and connectivies
in percolation and the Q-state Potts model. I'll then show a concrete
example for the Ising model\, in which a four point connectivity can be
exactly determined and compared against Monte-Carlo simulations. The
example is particularly relavant because it provides a rare instance of a
logarithmic singularity in a conformal invariant quantum field
theory.\n\nJoint work with G. Gori (SISSA)\, arXiv:1704.02893\, Phys.
Rev. Lett. 119\, 191601 (2017)\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14727
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14727
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Baryon Number: a Key to Physics Beyond the Standard Model
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180131T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180131T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14776@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Baryon number\, one of the accidental global
symmetries of the Standard Model\, can act as a key to open the door to
new physics. After a recap of the history of theories for baryon number\,
I will show that interesting implications arise from writing down a
consistent gauge theory for baryon number. This gauge symmetry can be
broken at a low scale without introducing dangerous baryon number non-
conserving operators inducing proton decay\, obviating the need to
postulate the existence of a large desert to suppress this process.
Besides that\, anomaly cancellation demands the introduction of additional
fermions\, and I will discuss two possible implications of this: I will
present models where the dark matter candidate carries baryon number\, and
I will show that one can find sets of fermions that nicely implement a
KSVZ sector for the QCD axion with a Peccei-Quinn symmetry protected from
Planck-scale physics.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14776
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14776
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:IX Tuscan Meeting on Theoretical Physics
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180207T090000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180207T170000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14936@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: 11:00 - Michal P. Heller (MPI\,
Potsdam)\nTitle: Recent developments in defining complexity for QFT
states \n12:00 Lunch break\n14:30 - Dario Buttazzo (INFN\,
Pisa)\nTitle: Searching for new physics in B meson decays\n15:30 Coffee
break\n16:00 - Alejandra Castro (Amsterdam U.)\nTitle: Black Holes:
Designing & Decoding Counting FormulasHow to reach\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14936
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica\, Pisa Building C\, first floor\, room 250
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14936
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Dark Matter from dark sectors: phenomenology and challenges
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180214T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180214T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14659@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: I will discuss some phenomenological consequences
of extensions of the Standard Model containing a mediator lighter than the
Dark Matter. I will focus on DM heavier than 10 TeV\, and on the dilution
of the DM abundance via late decays of the mediator\, that allows to
evade the so-called unitarity bound. I will show how this enriches the
physics case of several ongoing and planned telescopes (HESSII\, HAWC\,
CTA\, ANTARES\, IceCube\, KM3NeT\, CALET\,...) observing cosmic rays
around and beyond 10 TeV. If time allows\, I will discuss constraints on
the lower DM mass region\, where these models realise DM self interactions
as a solution to putative discrepancies between collisionless cold DM and
observations of galactic structures.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14659
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia - INFN\, Firenze Aula 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14659
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Symmetry breaking and Goldstone bosons in holographic strongly-
coupled field theories
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180220T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180220T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-15076@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Spontaneous symmetry breaking is a well known and
largely applied mechanism in theoretical physics. The physics of symmetry
breaking is encoded by some precise mathematical statements (Goldstone
theorem\, Ward identities\,...)\, which\, being based on symmetry
considerations\, are non-perturbative (i.e. they hold at strong coupling).
Ward identities for symmetry breaking can be retrieved in holographic
setups by a pure-boundary analysis based on holographic renormalization\,
so allowing to test the holographic correspondence in a variety of cases.
\nI will review the physics of breaking of a global symmetry in quantum
field theory\, considering also the case of lack of Lorentz invariance. I
will present the technique of holographic renormalization\, and show how
it allows to derive the Ward identities in several simple bottom-up
holographic setups\, both relativistic and non-relativistic.\nBased on
[arXiv:1712.09251] (and references within).\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15076
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15076
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Towards improved overclosure bounds for WIMP-like dark matter
models.
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180228T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180228T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-15022@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Tight constraints from the LHC and from direct and
indirect detection experiments have put many simple dark matter models
under tension in recent years. This calls for new ideas in model
building\, but perhaps also for new precision in the computations on which
a given dark matter scenario is based. In particular\, we focus on the
calculation of the dark matter relic density via thermal freeze-out and
investigate the impact of the thermal medium: modified Sommerfeld effect\,
Salpeter correction\, decohering scatterings\, formation and dissociation
of bound states. We apply this formalism to a model with Majorana fermion
dark matter co-annihilating with a strongly interacting scalar.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15022
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15022
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:3D higher-spin gauge theories: basics and applications
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180314T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180314T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-15033@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Three-dimensional models are a particularly
promising setup for the study of the quantisation of gauge theories
involving particles of spin 2 and higher. One can take advantage both of
the simplicity brought about by the absence of local degrees of freedom
and of the tools of two-dimensional conformal field theory that can be
introduced via holographic scenarios. After a brief review of the basic
setup\, I will show how a judicious choice of variables in the bulk allows
one to set up a quantisation scheme following the lines of the free-field
realisations of quantum W-algebras in 2D CFT. I will then discuss some
applications of this proposal in the study of a holographic duality
involving fields of higher spin.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15033
LOCATION: 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15033
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:E_6 Inspired U(1)’ Extended MSSM: From Dark Matter to LHC
Searches
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180328T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180328T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-15099@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The MSSM has undoubtedly been a successful
framework in terms of suggesting solutions to the unresolved shortcomings
of the Standard Model such as Dark Matter\, the Gauge hierarchy problem
etc. However\, the lack of evidence for Supersymmetry at the LHC motivates
us to investigate extensions of the MSSM basic gauge group structure\,
with the hope of finding answers to these questions. For this reason\, we
have studied a simple U(1)’ extension of the MSSM group structure
which can arise within the Grand Unified framework. We investigate
scenarios in which either the right-handed sneutrino or the lightest
neutralino are viable dark matter candidates and we explore the parameter
space of different supersymmetric realisations featuring an extra
U(1)'. On the side of LHC phenomenology\, searching for heavy Z'
vector bosons predicted in such models is a challenging objective. The
ATLAS and CMS collaborations have looked for such Z’ bosons assuming
that they can only decay into Standard Model channels\, and have placed
corresponding exclusion limits by considering dilepton\, dijet and\, to a
smaller extent\, top-antitop final states. Alongside with dark matter\, we
also explore possible loopholes in these Z’ searches by studying
supersymmetric as well as leptophobic scenarios and we proposed a possible
way to probe leptophobic Z’ via supersymmetric final states.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15099
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15099
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Schwinger-Keldysh effective field theories
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180404T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180404T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14941@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: I will discuss a first principle formulation of
hydrodynamics using Schwinger-Keldysh partition functions. I will show how
the symmetries of the problem can be efficiently implemented using
superspace techniques allowing us to writesimple effective actions. I will
show how this formalism incorporates the usual phenomenological
hydrodynamic formulation in terms of constitutive relations\, entropy
current etc.\, as well as how novel constraints on transport arise.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14941
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica\, secondo piano 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14941
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:N=1 gauge theories in 2+1 dimensions: dualities and enhanced
symmetries
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180502T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180502T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-15419@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Quantum field theories with minimal supersymmetry
in three dimensions are very much unexplored\, especially compared with
the case of N=2\, 4 or 6 susy. We propose infrared dualities for simple
U(N) or SU(N) Chern-Simons-matter theories with N=1 susy. Such dualities
map 'critical matter' to 'regular matter'\, in analogy to 3d bosonization.
We then focus on Abelian gauge theories with 2 flavors and find dualities
with Gross-Neveu-Yukawa models. The latter models contain no gauge
interactions\, so they are under much better control\, and for instance
allow to argue for emergent enhanced global symmetries in the infrared.
N=1 gauge theories are a possibly very useful bridge between the well
understood N>1 models and the non-supersymmetric theories\, that\, among
other things\, describe quantum phase transitions and exotic states of
matter.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15419
LOCATION: Aula 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15419
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Cosmic Photons from Mass Splitting in the Dark Sector
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180509T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180509T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-15058@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: In this talk\, I will present two dark matter
frameworks where a mass splitting in the dark sector dramatically alters
the expectations for indirect detection rates. In the first case\, the
presence of a quasi-degenerate metastable state\, where the dark matter
number is stored\, allows for sub-GeV relics with large s-wave
annihilation cross section and not excluded by CMB bounds. In the second
case\, dark matter particles inelastically up-scatter in the interstellar
plasma to a quasi-degenerate heavier partner\, whose subsequent decays
generate X-ray lines with unique spectrum and morphology.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15058
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15058
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Looking for massless dark photons at colliders
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180516T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180516T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-14722@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: If dark photons are massless\, they couple to
standard-model particles only via higher dimensional operators\, \nwhile
the kinetic mixing with photons\, which motivates most of the current
experimental searches\, is absent. \nWe discuss a few processes that can
be sensitive to the production of massless dark photons \nat present and
future colliders.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14722
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=14722
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SUMMARY:Different aspects of high energy resummations in QCD\, SUSY and
gravity
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180523T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180523T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-15658@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15658
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15658
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BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Asymptotic Symmetries\, Holography and Topological Hair
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180606T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180606T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-15471@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Past few years have seen a resurgence in
theoretical activities towards understanding the IR structure of gauge
theories and gravity. Recent work has pointed to a 2D CFT like structure
in the S-matrix of the scattering amplitudes in 4D flat space. In this
talk\, I will use holography to generalize the idea to 4D AdS space\,
where previously such symmetries were thought to be absent. Guided by the
appearance of 3D Chern-Simons (CS) fields in soft limit of flat space
scattering processes\, asymptotic symmetries of AdS space are shown to
arise by a CS gauging of the dual CFT\, in a large probe limit. Flat space
analogs for super-translation\, super-rotation\, soft limit and memory
are pointed out. This construction addresses several issues from flat
space analysis. Using electromagnetic duality of abelian AdS gauge
theory\, the external gauging is made more intrinsic\, and generalizations
to the non-abelian case are pointed out.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15471
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica aula 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=15471
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BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:The gravity dual of a multilayer system
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180927T123000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20180927T133000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-16322@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We will present a gravity solution corresponding
to D3 and D5 branes intersecting along a 2+1 dimensional subspace. This
solution is dual to 2+1 smeared defects in a 3+1 dimensional gauge theory
and can be regarded as a top-down holographic realization of a system with
multiple layers. We will analyze the thermodynamics and hydrodynamics of
the resulting spatially anisotropic geometry\, as well as several other
observables of the solution.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=16322
LOCATION: Aula 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=16322
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BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Tensor Berry connections in topological phases of matter
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181107T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181107T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-17031@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Berry connection plays a central role in
topological phases of matter due to its relation to topological
invariants. It is built in terms of Bloch wavefunctions and its Abelian
version represents an effective gauge field in the momentum space
analogous to the electromagnetic field in real space. In this talk\, I
provide a generalisation of the Abelian Berry connection by constructing a
new gauge connection\, named tensor Berry connection\, that behaves like
a momentum-space tensor gauge field. This is analogous to the Kalb-Ramond
field\, which has been introduced and analysed in quantum field theory
and string theory. This tensor Berry connection gives rise to a genuine 2D
Berry-Zak phase\, which results to be related to the first Chern number
in 2+1-D Chern insulators and to a generalised Berry curvature related to
the 3D winding number in 3+1-D topological insulators. Finally\, I show
that the tensor gauge field allows us to unveil the existence of tensor
monopoles in 4+1-D systems\, which generalise Dirac monopoles and can be
realised in ultracold atoms.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17031
LOCATION:Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17031
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BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Aspects of BSM physics from the lattice
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181114T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181114T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-17121@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Numerical simulations of fundamental theories
complement analytic techniques especially in the non-perturbative regime.
This talk focusses on two lines of research\, both based on strong
interactions: the QCD axion\, and composite Higgs models. In either cases
I will present results obtained on the lattice\, and outline the
connection with cosmology and dark matter searches.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17121
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17121
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BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Super-cool Dark Matter
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181128T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181128T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-17034@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: I will discuss a novel mechanism to generate the
dark matter relic density in the early Universe. This generically takes
place in classically scale invariant theories\, where mass terms are
dominantly generated by radiative corrections\, potentially related to the
solution of the hierarchy problem. In these theories\, the Universe can
undergo a period of super-cooling\, during which the dark-matter number
density gets suppressed and the observed relic density is typically
achieved for TeV-scale dark matter. The analogous numerical coincidence
for thermal freeze-out is usually advertised as the "WIMP miracle".\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17034
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17034
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BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Compact stars and holography
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181206T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181206T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-16149@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: The equation of state of QCD at large baryon
densities is out of the reach of first principles calculations\, but it
can be constrained by measurements of neutron stars properties and
gravitational waves produced in binary mergers. I discuss the possible
application of gauge/gravity duality to finite baron density and how it
fares regarding astrophysical constraints in a simple model.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=16149
LOCATION:Galileo Galilei Institute Aula A
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=16149
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BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Emegent/composite Axions
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-17444@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: Hidden theories coupled to the SM may provide
emergent axions\, that are composites/bound-states of the hidden fields.
This is motivated by paradigms emerging from the AdS/CFT correspondence
but it is a more general phenomenon. We explore the general setup and find
that UV-sourced interactions of instanton densities give rise to emergent
axions in the IR. We study the general properties of such axions and
argue that they are generically different from both fundamental and
composite axions that have been studied so far.\nURL:
https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17444
LOCATION:Galileo Galilei Institute Aula A
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17444
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BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Forward Physics with intact protons at the LHC
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181212T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181212T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-17153@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:Description: We will start by describing how the LHC data can
lead to new insights in the proton structure in\nterms of Quantum
Chromodynamics. The second part of the talk will be dedicated to photon
induced\nprocesses that lead to unprecedented precision on quartic
anomalous couplings at the\nLHC which are sensitive\, for instance\, to
extra-dimensions in the universe or Axion-like\nparticles. We will finish
by briefly describing the detectors developed for this physics and
in\nparticular the fast timing detectors developed at the University of
Kansas.\nURL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17153
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17153
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BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:Supercooling in theories with strong dynamics at the TeV scale
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181219T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181219T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-17380@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17380
LOCATION:
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17380
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VEVENT
SUMMARY:TBA
DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20190213T133000Z
DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20190213T143000Z
DTSTAMP;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20181210T015950Z
UID:indico-event-17192@cern.ch
DESCRIPTION:URL: https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17192
LOCATION: Aula 281
URL:https://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=17192
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