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PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory (Gaiotto)

Organizer(s): Davide Gaiotto  

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PIRSA:18020037  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory - Lecture 1
Speaker(s): Davide Gaiotto
Abstract:

General considerations on string theory: perturbative string theory, D-branes, Dualities.

Date: 20/02/2018 - 10:15 am

PIRSA:18020038  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory - Lecture 2
Speaker(s): Davide Gaiotto
Abstract:

 Path integral for a scalar field; Strings: Nambu Goto action, Polyakov action, Weyl symmetry, gauge fixing, Riemman surface, critical string.

Date: 21/02/2018 - 10:15 am

PIRSA:18020039  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory - Lecture 3
Speaker(s): Davide Gaiotto
Abstract:

The two-dimensional free boson: mode expansion, fock space; symmetries; the stress energy tensor and the Virasoro algebra.

Date: 22/02/2018 - 10:15 am

PIRSA:18020040  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory - Lecture 4
Speaker(s): Davide Gaiotto
Abstract:

The string spectrum.

Date: 23/02/2018 - 10:15 am

PIRSA:18020041  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory - Lecture 5
Speaker(s): Davide Gaiotto
Abstract:

Ghosts and other terrors - BRST gauge fixing.

Date: 26/02/2018 - 10:15 am

PIRSA:18020042  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory - Lecture 6
Speaker(s): Davide Gaiotto
Abstract:

Ghosts in string theory - BRST-symmetric path integral for a bosonic string.

Date: 27/02/2018 - 10:15 am

PIRSA:18020043  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory - Lecture 7
Speaker(s): Davide Gaiotto
Abstract:

Ghost Hilbert space - BRST cohomology.

Date: 28/02/2018 - 10:15 am

PIRSA:18030014  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory - Lecture 8
Speaker(s): Davide Gaiotto
Abstract:

State-Operator map: general states in the free boson Hilbert space - ghost; Sphere correlation function; Scattering amplitude A_{TTT}. 

Date: 01/03/2018 - 10:15 am

PIRSA:18030015  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory - Lecture 9
Speaker(s): Davide Gaiotto
Abstract:

Scattering amplitude A_{TTTT}.

Date: 02/03/2018 - 10:15 am

PIRSA:18030016  ( MP4 Medium Res , MP3 , PDF ) Which Format?
PSI 2017/2018 - String Theory - Lecture 10
Speaker(s): Davide Gaiotto
Abstract:

Propagation of string in curved space - String theory effective action from 2d RG flow -Kaluza-Klein compactification - T-duality.

Date: 05/03/2018 - 10:15 am

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