Institut de Physique Théorique
Direction des Sciences de la Matière  - CEA-Saclay
Unité de Recherche Associée au CNRS
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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Welcome to IPhT

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Agenda

Monday, Jan 26, 2015

14h00 Séminaire de physique statistique

Séminaire de physique statistique

Salle Claude Itzykson, Bât. 774 Orme des Merisiers

Claudio Castellani

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

11h00 Séminaire de vulgarisation

Séminaire de vulgarisation

Salle Claude Itzykson, Bât. 774 Orme des Merisiers

Philippe Brax

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

14h15 Séminaire hadronique et des particules

Séminaire hadronique et des particules

Salle Claude Itzykson, Bât. 774 Orme des Merisiers

Jonathan Aumont

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

11h00 Groupe de travail

Groupe de travail

Salle Claude Itzykson, Bât. 774 Orme des Merisiers

(TBA)

Friday, Jan 30, 2015

10h00 Cours de physique théorique

Cours de physique théorique

Salle Claude Itzykson, Bât. 774 Orme des Merisiers

Bertrand Eynard

14h15 Séminaire de matrices, cordes et géométries aléatoires

Séminaire de matrices, cordes et géométries aléatoires

Salle Claude Itzykson, Bât. 774 Orme des Merisiers

Tom Pugh


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The Institut de Physique Théorique (IPhT) is a laboratory of fundamental research, located in Saclay, about 20 km south-west of Paris.

The research performed at the IPhT aims at better understanding the laws which govern our universe and its organisation. It encompasses most of the great subjects of modern theoretical physics:

The IPhT comprises about fifty permanent physicists (2/3 CEA, 1/3 CNRS), about thirty PhD students and postdocs, assisted by a support staff of about ten people. The IPhT also hosts permanently many short term visitors.

News

Spin Vertex and 3 Point Function in AdS/CFT Correspondence   

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The gauge/string duality is a half-century old idea, which appeared as an attempt to give an adequate description of strongly correlated quantum field theories, such as QCD. The best studied example of such a duality, known by the name AdS/CFT, is the relation between the maximally supersymmetric multi-color Yang-Mills theory in four dimensions, the conformal invariant  “super-QCD”, and a super-string theory in a ten-dimensional curved space, composed of a 5-dimensional anti-de Sitter (AdS) space and a 5-dimensional sphere.

The dramatic progress of our understanding of AdS/CFT achieved in the last decade was triggered by the discovery that both sides of the correspondence possess the same integrable structure of the type usually associated with two-dimensional systems, as the Heisenberg XXX ferromagnet. AdS/CFT gives the first example of a non-trivial 4-dimensional integrable theory.

In the last years, encouraging results have been obtained for new fundamental ...

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C. Pepin, 2015-01-09

 

Hélène Dupuy receives a "L'Oréal - UNESCO for women in science" fellowship   

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Hélène Dupuy, 3d year graduate student in cosmology at IPhT, under the supervision of Francis Bernardeau, was awarded a L'Oréal - UNESCO "For women in Science" fellowship 2014.

Every year, these fellowships are awarded in France to 10 outstanding graduate students, from all scientific domains, in order to support their research activities, as well as encourage outreach actions.

Our warm congratulations to Hélène!

 
S. Nonnenmacher, 2014-12-08

 

Roger Balian and François David interviewed on quantum physics   

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In December 2013, we interviewed two of our eminent scientists, Roger Balian and François David, about the foundations of quantum mechanics.  We have used the 17 questions ( educed to 15) of Maximilian Schlosshauer in his book "Elegance and Enigma: The Quantum Interviews" in order to set up a context in which to ask the questions.  The result is a movie that you can watch on this site. Enjoy the show !

For more information:

Understanding quantum measurement from the solution of dynamical models, A. Allahverdyan, R. Balian, T. Nieuwenhuizen, Physics Reports 252 (2013) p. 1-166

The Formalisms of Quantum Mechanics, an introduction, F. David, Lecture Notes in Physics Vol. 893 (Springer 2015)

C. Pepin, 2014-11-25

 

Robi Peschanski sur France Culture

Marco Cirelli awarded the Thibaud Prize of the académie de Lyon

The CRM invites Bertrand Eynard on an Aisenstadt Chair

"Journal of Physics A" : Best Paper Prize 2013

David Kosower receives the J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics 2014

Medaile Akademie věd ČR udělené v roce 2013 Rogeru BALIANOVI

The Mergier Bourdeix Prize is awarded to Pierre Vanhove

18th Itzykson meeting

A new algorithm for discrete tomography

Scaling laws for products of random matrices

Spin Imbalance and Spin-Charge Separation in a Mesoscopic Superconductor

Cookbook for Dark Matter Indirect Detection

Roger Balian is 80!


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