Geometry and String Theory
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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 Fall 2014 Schedule

DateSpeakerTopic
1/15 8/27Harold WilliamsBruhat cells and super Yang-Mills
1/22 9/3The OrganizersOrganizational Meeting
1/29 9/10No talk
2/5 9/17Pavel SafronovCostello on N=1 supersymmetry
2/12 9/24Andy TrimmTachikawa on S-duality in five dimensions
2/19 10/1Dan FreedAST/FT on extended operators
2/26 10/8Tudor DimofteTBA
3/5 10/15David Ben-ZviTFT structures in N=2 theories
3/12 10/22No talk (spring break)
3/19 10/29Jacob BourjailyTBA
3/26 11/5Yu-Shen LinTBA
4/2 11/12Andy NeitzkeKapustin-Seiberg on coupling TFT to physical theories
4/9 11/19??????
4/16 12/3Aswin BalasubramanianBorel-Ecalle summability, resurgence and QFTs.
4/23??????
4/30Jaroslav TrnkaThe amplituhedron

References

Super Resurgence, Yang-Mills TQFTs in 5 dimensions

𝒩(=14,0) \mathcal{N}=4 (1,0) super SCFTs Yang-Mills in 4 6 dimensions 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