Geometry and String Theory
Spring 2014

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