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2018-09 – Towards a tensionless string field theory for the N=(2,0) CFT in d=6

DIAS-STP-18-09 Towards a tensionless string field theory for the N=(2,0) CFT in d=6 Sudarshan Ananth, Stefano Kovacs, Yuki Sato and Hidehiko Shimada This preprint is available on Arxiv.org This preprint is available for download : Portable Document Form… Read More

2018-08 – Magnetic Monopoles in (Noncommutative) Quantum Mechanics

DIAS-STP-18-08 Magnetic Monopoles in (Noncommutative) Quantum Mechanics Samuel Kováčik and Peter Prešnajder This preprint is available on Arxiv.org This preprint is available for download : Portable Document Form Details provided: Date of publication : 26/04/18 To obtain copies… Read More

2018-07 – A Higgs–Chern-Simons gravity model in 2+1 dimensions

DIAS-STP-18-07 A Higgs-Chern-Simons gravity model in 2+1 dimensions Eugen Radu and D. H. Tchrakian This preprint is available on Arxiv.org This preprint is available for download : Portable Document Form Details provided: Date of publication : 26/04/18 To… Read More

2018-06 – On the definition of mass in general relativity: Noether charges and conserved quantities in diffeomorphism invariant theories

DIAS-STP-18-06 On the definition of mass in general relativity: Noether charges and conserved quantities in diffeomorphism invariant theories Brian Dolan This preprint is available on Arxiv.org This preprint is available for download : Portable Document Form Details provided:… Read More

2018-05 – A tale of two derivatives: phase space symmetries and Noether charges in diffeomorphism invariant theories

DIAS-STP-18-05 A tale of two derivatives: phase space symmetries and Noether charges in diffeomorphism invariant theories Brian Dolan This preprint is available on Arxiv.org This preprint is available for download : Portable Document Form Details provided: Date of… Read More

2018-02 – Triple Point of a Scalar Field Theory on a Fuzzy Sphere

DIAS-STP-18-02 Triple Point of a Scalar Field Theory on a Fuzzy Sphere Denjoe O’Connor and Samuel Kováčik This preprint is available on Arxiv.org This preprint is available for download : Portable Document Form Details provided: Date of publication… Read More

‘What is Life?’ 75th anniversary TCD lectures

In 1943, Erwin Schrödinger, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist, then Director of Theoretical Physics, here, at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), gave three public lectures entitled ‘What is Life?’ at Trinity College Dublin. Following their publication in… Read More

20th July 2018: Visit to DIAS by H.E. Mr. Miguel Malfavón, Ambassador of Mexico to Ireland

His Excellency Mr. Miguel Malfavón, Ambassador of Mexico to Ireland, visited DIAS on Friday 20th July and met with Dr Eucharia Meehan (Registrar and CEO of DIAS) and Professor Denjoe O’Connor (Senior Professor in the School of Theoretical… Read More

The O’Raifeartaigh Lecture

The O’Raifeartaigh Lecture is held annually in honour of Lochlainn O’Raifeartaigh (1933 – 2000). This year’s O’Raighfeartaigh Lecture will be given by Prof. Duncan Haldane, 2016 Nobel Laureate in Physics and Sherman Fairchild University Professor of Physics at… Read More

2018 Spring Seminar Schedule

Unless stated otherwise seminars will be held at 2.30pm in the STP Lecture Theatre, 10 Burlington Road May 28-29, Irish Quantum Foundations 2018 will be held at DCU May 15, Alessio Marrani (U. Padova) May 8, Ricardo Schiappa… Read More