Starts 14 Mar 2018
Ends 22 Mar 2018
Central European Time
ICTP
Budinich Lecture Hall (LB)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
ICTP's annual Spring School on Superstring Theory and Related Topics provides pedagogical treatment of these subjects through lectures by some of the world's top string theorists.  The activity is intended for theoretical physicists or mathematicians with knowledge of quantum field theory, general relativity and string theory.  It is organized in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics (APCTP) and the Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN).


TOPICS:
 
  • Aspects of 5d and 6d SUSY Theories
  • Dualities and Exact Results in 3d QFT
  • Entanglement in QFT
  • Gravitational Waves
  • Large N Models
  • Primordial Cosmology
  • The Averaged Null Energy Condition in QFT

Lecturers include:

Daniel BAUMANN (University of Amsterdam)
Francesco BENINI (SISSA)
Thomas HARTMAN (Cornell University)
Marina HUERTA (Centro Atomico Bariloche)
Ken INTRILIGATOR (UC San Diego)
Igor KLEBANOV (Princeton University)
Rafael A. PORTO (ICTP-SAIFR)
**DEADLINE: 05/01/2018**

Organizers

E. Gava (INFN, Trieste), V. Hubeny (UC Davis), Z. Komargodski (Weizmann Inst. & SCGP Stony Brook), K.S. Narain (ICTP), Local Organiser: A. Dabholkar

Co-sponsors