University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Fine Theoretical Physics Institute Seminar

semester, 2007

Friday, February 2nd 2007
Speaker: Mark Dykman, Michigan State University
Subject: Metastable decay via quantum activation
Speaker: Roger Penrose, Oxford University
Subject: Before the Big Bang: A Radical Solution to a Profound Cosmological Mystery
Dr. Penrose will also discuss his new book at 7:00 pm at the University Bookstore.
Monday, April 9th 2007
Speaker: Boris Ivlev - U. South Carolina/U. San Luis Potosi
Subject: Enhanced tunneling through nonstationary barriers
Monday, April 23rd 2007
Speaker: Igor Lerner, Birmingham University
Subject: Resonant Level in a Luttinger Liquid
Thursday, May 31st 2007
12:15 pm:
Speaker: Martin Reiris (MIT)
Subject: Large scale behavior of cosmological models
Please note location.
Friday, September 14th 2007
2:30 pm:
FTPI Seminar in Physics 435
Speaker: Alon Faraggi, University of Liverpool
Subject: "Novel Symmetries in Heterotic Vacua"
Friday, October 19th 2007
2:30 pm:
FTPI Seminar in Physics 435
Speaker: Ken Intriligator, University of California, San Diego
Subject: "IR Free or Interacting? Proposed diagnostics."
Monday, November 5th 2007
Speaker: Igor Burmistrov, L.D. Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics
Subject: Energy relaxation in the spin-polarized disordered electron liquid

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