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Thursday 12th March: The Case for New Physics Beyond the Current Cosmology

Title: The Case for New Physics Beyond the Current Cosmology Speaker: Eoin O’Colgain (Asia Pacific Centre of Theoretical Physics) Abstract: Persistent discrepancies in cosmological parameters, as inferred from experiments, may be pointing to a break down in the… Read More

Tuesday 11th February: Insights Into Non-perturbative Properties of Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theory Using Numerical Lattice Simulations

Title: Insights into non-perturbative properties of supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory using numerical lattice simulations Speaker: Georg Bergner (University of Jena) Abstract: In this talk I will summarize the results of our numerical investigations of supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory. I will… Read More

Wednesday 8th January: Yang-Baxter Integrable Lindblad Equations

Title: Yang-Baxter Integrable Lindblad Equations Speaker: Aleksandra A. Ziolkowska (Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Oxford University) Abstract: Open quantum system become increasingly relevant in the atomic and molecular physics, circuit QED and optomechanical systems. Despite their relevance,… Read More

Thursday 28th November: Orthogonality Catastrophe as a Consequence of the Quantum Speed Limit

Title: Orthogonality Catastrophe as a Consequence of the Quantum Speed Limit Speaker: Dr. Steve Campbell (UCD) Abstract: A remarkable feature of quantum many-body systems is the orthogonality catastrophe which describes their extensively growing sensitivity to local perturbations and… Read More

Thursday 21st November : Light Hadron Spectrum from a Yang-Mills Matrix Model

Title: Light Hadron Spectrum from a Yang-Mills Matrix Model Speaker: Mahul Pandey (DIAS) Abstract: The SU(3) Yang-Mills matrix model coupled to fundamental fermions is an approximation of quantum chromodynamics (QCD) on a 3-sphere of radius R. The spectrum… Read More

Friday 15th November : Affine Yangian & quantum toroidal algebra — relation with integrability & application to AGT conjecture

Title: Affine Yangian & quantum toroidal algebra — relation with integrability & application to AGT conjecture Speaker: Yutaka Matsuo (University of Tokyo) Abstract: In this talk, I first review the role of affine Yangian (AY) to prove AGT… Read More

Wednesday 13th November : On Exceptional Periodicity and Magic Star Algebras

Title: On Exceptional Periodicity and Magic Star Algebras Speaker: Alessio Marrani (Enrico Fermi Center, Rome & Univ. of Padova) Abstract: We introduce and discuss the novel mathematical framework of Exceptional Periodicity and Magic Star Algebras, and highlight its… Read More

Tuesday 1st October : Programmable quantum matter in semiconductor electronics

Title: Programmable quantum matter in semiconductor electronics Speaker: Krzysztof Pomorski (University College Dublin) Abstract: Rapid developments in semiconductor electronics allows achieving the transistors with short channels and it opens the new epoch allowing for design of devices working… Read More

Tuesday 17th September : Anyonic (or Symmetric) Tensor Network States

Title: Anyonic (or Symmetric) Tensor Network States Speaker: Babatunde Ayeni (Maynooth University) Abstract: The focus of my talk would be on a broad class of tensor networks (TN) with a generic type of quantum symmetry: anyonic symmetry. This… Read More

Thursday 12th September : Dissipative Phase Transition in the Quantum Rabi Model with a Structured Environment

Title: Dissipative Phase Transition in the Quantum Rabi Model with a Structured Environment Speaker: Mark Mitchison (Trinity College Dublin) Abstract: I will introduce the super-radiantquantum phase transition in the Rabi model and its dissipative generalisation [1,2]. I will… Read More