Seminars

General information

The department is located at:
Ångström Laboratory, Polacksbacken, Lägerhyddsvägen 1.
Here's how to find us.

The seminars are available in several formats:

Information about Astronomy and Space Physics seminars

  • Usual seminar time is Thursday, 14.00 sharp (45 min talk + 15 min discussion)
  • Usual seminar room is Hiorters rum, floor 3, house 7
  • Group meetings: Planets: Tue 15-16, IRFU: Wed 11-12, Galaxies: Fri 15-16, Stars: Fri 14-15
  • Seminars at other Swedish institutes: Stockholm, Lund, Onsala
  • Past and present IRFU seminars: 1996-present day
  • Comments or inquiries regarding Astronomy and Space Physics seminars should be directed to the
    seminar organizers (Andreas Korn and Eric Stempels).

Information about Nuclear and Particle Physics seminars

  • Usual seminar time is Thursday, 15.15 (45-50 min talk + 10-15 min discussion)
  • Usual seminar room is 12167, floor 2, southern end of house 1
  • Comments or inquiries regarding Nuclear and Particle Physics seminars should be directed to the seminar organizer (Andrzej Kupsc and Richard Brenner).

Information about Theoretical Physics seminars

  • Usual seminar time is Wednesday, 13.15-14.15
  • Usual seminar room is Oseenska rummet, floor 3 house 7
  • Past seminars: 2003-
  • Comments or inquiries regarding the Theoretical Physics seminars should be directed to the seminar organizer (Thomas Klose)

Information about Applied Nuclear Physics seminars

  • Comments or inquiries regarding the Applied Nuclear Physics seminars should be directed to the seminar organizer (Anna Davour)

Information about Materials Theory seminars

  • Usual seminar time is Friday, 12.00-12.45
  • Usual seminar room is Å80101, floor 0 house 8
  • Comments or inquiries regarding the "Materials Theory Friday Seminars" should be directed to the seminar organizer (Sumanta Bhandary)

Kommande seminarier

Dynamics of the eta-prime meson at finite temperature

Föreläsare: 
Elisabetta Perotti
Tid: 
2014-10-24 13:15 - 14:15
Plats: 
Oseenska (house 7, floor 3)
Typ: 
Nuclear and Particle Physics

At the present time it is unknown how the U(1) axial anomaly of Quantum Chromodynamics behaves at high temperatures. We therefore want to look for thermal changes of the effects of the anomaly. For example, by studying the properties of the eta-prime meson at high temperatures it would be possible to deduce important information on the axial anomaly, thanks to the deep connection between them. In this thesis the width of the eta-prime as a function of the temperature is studied in the framework of large-N_c Chiral Perturbation Theory, at next-to-leading order, and in the corresponding Resonance Chiral Theory.

Singularities and Gauge Theories

Föreläsare: 
Luigi Tizzano
Institution: 
Uppsala University
Tid: 
2014-10-24 13:45
Plats: 
3419
Typ: 
Theoretical Physics

The idea of identifying string propagation in geometric singularities with certain gauge theories, is known as “geometric engineering”. In this series of talks I will introduce this construction and I will use it to obtain a number of supersymmetric gauge theories in four and five dimensions. Finally, I will review the recently proposed classification of six-dimensional superconformal field theory.

The superconformal bootstrap program

Föreläsare: 
Balt van Rees
Tid: 
2014-10-29 13:45
Typ: 
Theoretical Physics

Aktuella seminarier

Dynamics of the eta-prime meson at finite temperature

Föreläsare: 
Elisabetta Perotti
Tid: 
2014-10-24 13:15 - 14:15
Plats: 
Oseenska (house 7, floor 3)
Typ: 
Nuclear and Particle Physics

At the present time it is unknown how the U(1) axial anomaly of Quantum Chromodynamics behaves at high temperatures. We therefore want to look for thermal changes of the effects of the anomaly. For example, by studying the properties of the eta-prime meson at high temperatures it would be possible to deduce important information on the axial anomaly, thanks to the deep connection between them. In this thesis the width of the eta-prime as a function of the temperature is studied in the framework of large-N_c Chiral Perturbation Theory, at next-to-leading order, and in the corresponding Resonance Chiral Theory.

Singularities and Gauge Theories

Föreläsare: 
Luigi Tizzano
Institution: 
Uppsala University
Tid: 
2014-10-24 13:45
Plats: 
3419
Typ: 
Theoretical Physics

The idea of identifying string propagation in geometric singularities with certain gauge theories, is known as “geometric engineering”. In this series of talks I will introduce this construction and I will use it to obtain a number of supersymmetric gauge theories in four and five dimensions. Finally, I will review the recently proposed classification of six-dimensional superconformal field theory.

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