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MCTP HET BROWN BAG SEMINAR | RG Flows, Entanglement, and Holography Workshop

Monday, September 17, 2012
4:00 AM
340 West Hall

There has been much recent interesting progress in understanding renormalization group (RG) flows of field theories via generalized c-theorems, holographic descriptions, and studies of entanglement entropy.

The purpose of this 5-day workshop is to bring together experts of these areas to communicate the most recent results, advance further developments, and initiate new collaborations.

The activities will include 4 talks per day and ample opportunity for discussion. The workshop will begin in the morning on Monday Sept 17 and end early afternoon on Friday Sept 21.

We kindly ask all participants to register using the registration link on this page. There is no registration fee.

Confirmed speakers include at this time (to be updated):
Nikolay Bobev (Stony Brook)
Horacio Casini (Bariloche)
Guido Festuccia (IAS)
Dan Freedman (MIT)
Ben Grinstein (UCSD)
Matthew Headrick (Brandeis)
Zohar Komargodski (IAS/Weizmann)
Hong Liu (MIT)
Markus Luty (Davis)
Rob Myers (Perimeter)
Silviu Pufu (MIT)
Mukund Rangamani (Durham)
Andy Stergiou (UCSD)
Brian Swingle (Harvard)
Tadashi Takayanagi (Kyoto)
Balt van Rees (Stony Brook)
Frank Verstraete (Vienna)

For more information, please click here.