University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Fine Theoretical Physics Institute Seminar

semester, 2008

Monday, January 21st 2008
Speaker: No seminar. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. University Closed.
Monday, January 28th 2008
Speaker: Alexander Turbiner, Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM
Subject: About ground state of anharmonic oscillator(s)
Friday, February 29th 2008
Speaker: Stanley J. Brodsky, Stanford University
Subject: AdS/QCD and Hadronic Phenomena
Friday, March 7th 2008
Speaker: Yutaka Hosotani, University of Osaka
Subject: "Gauge-Higgs Unification in Electroweak Interactions"
Thursday, March 27th 2008
4:00 pm:
FTPI Seminar in Physics 435
Speaker: Lev Cofman, CITA, University of Toronto
Subject: "Probing Inflation"
Friday, March 28th 2008
Speaker: Emil Akhmedov, ITEP
Subject: "Quantum instability of the deSitter space"
Wednesday, April 9th 2008
Speaker: Nikolai Sinitsyn, Los Alamos National Lab
Subject: "Geometric phases in dissipative and stochastic kinetics"
Friday, April 25th 2008
Speaker: Claudia de Rham, Perimeter Institute
Subject: "Field theory on codimension-two branes and the Hierarchy problem"
Friday, May 2nd 2008
Saturday, May 3rd 2008
Sunday, May 4th 2008
Monday, May 12th 2008
There will be no seminar this week.
Thursday, May 15th 2008
Friday, May 16th 2008
Saturday, May 17th 2008
Sunday, May 18th 2008
Monday, May 19th 2008
The seminar has ended for the semester. It will return in September 2008
Tuesday, July 15th 2008
1:30 pm:
Special FTPI Seminar in Physics 435
Speaker: Geza Odor, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Subject: The role of diffusion in branching and annihilation random walk models
Monday, September 8th 2008
The seminar will not be held this week.
Monday, September 22nd 2008
There will be no seminar this week.
Friday, December 5th 2008
Speaker: Mithat Unsal, Stanford University, SLAC
Subject: "On the IR dynamics of vector-like and chiral gauge theories and spin systems"

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