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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

Twistor Methods in N=4 SYM
Speaker(s): David Skinner
Abstract: I review how N=4 SYM can be reformulated as a theory on twistor space, and explain various calculations that have been performed there. In particular, twistors turn out to be a powerful tool for investigating the duality between scattering amplitudes and null polygonal Wilson Loops in the planar limit. The BCFW recursion relations are interpreted as the loop equations for a supersymmetric generalization of the Wilson Loop.
Date: 18/08/2011 - 11:40 am
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