Geometry and String Theory

This is the homepage for the UT Geometry and String Theory Seminar. At the organizational meeting we will flesh out the details of our plans for the semester. Below are some suggestions to get us started.

Spring 2014 Schedule

1/15Harold WilliamsBruhat cells and super Yang-Mills
1/22The OrganizersOrganizational Meeting
1/29No talk
2/5Pavel SafronovCostello on N=1 supersymmetry
2/12Andy TrimmTachikawa on S-duality in five dimensions
2/19Dan FreedAST/FT on extended operators
2/26Tudor DimofteTBA
3/5David Ben-ZviTFT structures in N=2 theories
3/12No talk (spring break)
3/19Jacob BourjailyTBA
3/26Yu-Shen LinTBA
4/2Andy NeitzkeKapustin-Seiberg on coupling TFT to physical theories
4/16Aswin BalasubramanianBorel-Ecalle summability, resurgence and QFTs.
4/30Jaroslav TrnkaThe amplituhedron


Super Yang-Mills in 5 dimensions

𝒩=4\mathcal{N}=4 super Yang-Mills in 4 dimensions

Reduction to 3 dimensions

4D 𝒩=2\mathcal{N}=2

4d N=1

Extended operators in topological field theory

Stokes Phenomena, Resurgence, Transseries

Generalities on field theory