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INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS

Program on

Supersymmetric Gauge Dynamics and String Theory

August 2 - December 17, 1999

Coordinators: D. Kutasov, L. Randall, and M. Shifman

Speakers: Please give your transparencies to the ITP staff members in the front office (Rm 1102) for scanning. They will be returned promptly to your mailbox.

Time Speaker Title
8/5 2:00 Dr. Hirosi Ooguri
ITP & UC Berkeley
Wilson Loops in Large N Theories
8/10 2:00 p.m. Dr. Robbert Dijkgraaf
ITP & Univ. of Amsterdam
The Relation Between 2D Conformal Field Theory and 3D Gravity
8/11 2:00 p.m. Dr. Mirjam Cvetic
ITP & Univ. of Pennsylvania
Spinning Branes, Gauged Supergravity Black Holes and Strongly Coupled Gauge Theories
8/12 2:00 p.m. Dr. Amit Giveon
ITP & Hebrew University
Holography for Non-critical Superstrings
8/17 12:30 p.m. Dr. Joseph Lykken
ITP & Fermilab
The Shape of Gravity
8/18 10:30 a.m. Dr. Marcus Luty
ITP & University of Maryland
Anomaly-mediated SUSY Breaking
8/19 2:00 p.m. Dr. Massimo Porrati
ITP & New York University
RG Flow in the Supergravity - Gauge Theory Correspondence
8/25 10:30 a.m. Dr. M. Dine
UC Santa Cruz
Non-Renormalization Theorems for High Derivative Operators in N=4 Yang-Mills[Audio]
8/26 2:00 p.m. Dr. S. Giddings
UCSB
Physics Dept.
Scattering and Locality in the AdS/CFT Correspondence[Audio]
8/31 12:30 p.m. Dr. A. Faraggi
ITP & University of Minnesota
Minimal Superstring Standard Model[Audio]
9/1 10:30 a.m. Dr. A. Tseytlin
ITP & Imperial College
Comments on Born-Infeld Action[Audio]
9/2 2:00 p.m. Dr. F. Zwirner
ITP & INFN
Italy
How Light Can the Gravitino Be?[Audio]
9/7, 12:30 p.m. Dr. A. Hashimoto
ITP
Non-Commutative Yang-Mills and the AdS/CFT Correspondence[Audio]
9/8, 10:30 a.m. Dr. R. Myers
ITP & McGill University
D (ielectric) - Branes[Audio]
9/14, 12:30 p.m. Dr. F. Larsen
ITP and Fermi Institute
Rotating Kaluza-Klein Black Holes[Audio]
9/16, 2:00 p.m. Dr. J. Louis
ITP & Martin Luther Universitat
Heterotic M-theory Duality in Three Dimensions[Audio]
9/21, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Raman Sundrum
ITP & Boston University
Bound State Graviton:Questions and Answers, An Informal Discussion[Audio]
9/23, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Ofer Aharony
ITP & Rutgers
Higgs Branch Conformal Field Theories and DLCQ of "Little String Theories"
9/28, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Joseph Polchinski
ITP
Holography, AdS Space, and Compactification; an Informal Discussion[Audio]
9/30, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Riccardo Rattazzi
Scuola Normale Superiore
Anomaly Mediation and Exact Results for Soft Supersymmetry Breaking
10/5, 12:30 p.m. Dr. David Kutasov
ITP & Enrico Fermi Institute
String Theory Without Gravity[Audio]
10/7, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Riccardo Rattazzi
ITP & Scuola Normale Superiore
Anomaly Mediation and Exact Results for Soft Supersymmetry Breaking[Audio]
10/12, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Shyamoli Chaudhuri
Pennsylvania State University
Pair Correlation Function of Wilson Loops[Audio]
10/14, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Alexei V. Yung
ITP & Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute
Vortices on the Higg Branch of the Seiberg-Witten Theory[Audio]
10/19, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Arkady Vainshtein
ITP & University of Minnesota
Holomorphic and Non-holomorphic Gauge Couplings, Anomalies and Wilsonian Action in SUSY Theories[Audio]
10/20, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Micha Berkooz Matrix Theory, AdS/CFT and Higgs-Coulomb Equivalence[Audio]
10/21, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Gordon Kane
ITP & University of Michigan
Can CP Violation Tell Us about String Theory or Vice Versa?[Audio]
10/26, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Pran Nath
ITP & Northeastern University
Large CP Phases, the Cancellation Mechanism and New Physics[Audio]
10/27, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Csaba Csaki
ITP & Los Alamos National Lab
Cosmology of the Randall-Sundrum Model[Audio]
10/28, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Ignatios Antoniadis
ITP & Centre de Physique Théorique
Mass Scales in String Theory[Audio]
11/2, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Zurab Kakushadze
ITP and Harvard
Higgs as a Slepton[Audio]
11/4, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Alberto Zaffaroni
ITP, CERN, Theory Division
Conformal and Non-conformal Theories from AdS-CFT[Audio]
11/9, 12:30 a.m. Dr. A. Hanany
ITP and MIT
Orientifold Planes, Points, and a Supersymmetric Index[Audio]
11/11, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Dieter Lüst
ITP & Humbolt University, Berlin
Nonsupersymmetric Open String Constructions[Audio]
11/16, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Joseph Polchinski
ITP, UCSB
Absence of Repulson Singularities: A Spacetime Result and Its Gauge Theory Analog[Audio]
11/23, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Bernard DeWit
ITP, UCSB & University of Utrecht
BPS Amplitudes, Helicity Supertraces and Membranes in M-Theory[Audio]
11/30, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Nikita Nekrassov
ITP, UCSB & Princeton University
Space-Time Foam and Freckled Instantons[Audio]
12/2, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Christopher Kolda
ITP, UCSB & Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
New Sources of Flavor Changing and CP Violation in SUSY[Audio]
12/7, 12:30 p.m. Dr. K. Skenderis
ITP & Spinoza Institute, Princeton University
Quantum Effective Action from the ADS/CFT Correspondence[Audio]
12/9, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Kenichi Konishi
ITP & Pisa University & Washington University
Confinement, Monopole Condensation and Chiral Symmetry Breaking in SU(n) and USp(2n) Supersymmetric Gauge Theories[Audio]
12/14, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Valetin V. Khoze
ITP & University of Durham
Multi-instanton Results and Applications to Gauge/String Theory Dynamics[Audio]
12/16, 2:00 p.m. Dr. Per Kraus
ITP & Univ. of Chicago
Fun With Non-BPS D-branes[Audio]

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