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Seminar Archive

ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Eiichiro Komatsu (Texas)
Title: Cosmic Near Infrared Background more
Date: Thu, Jul 14, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Yosuke Imamura (Titech)
Title: Exact results in 3d gauge theories and M-theory more
Date: Tue, Jul 12, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 480.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Kimitake Hayasaki (Kyoto University)
Title: A Road to Supermassive Black Hole Merger more
Date: Thu, Jul 07, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 490.pdf
Remarks: Kimitate Hayasaki and Takamitsu Tanaka give two 40 minute talks.
Talk 1: Kimitake Hayasaki (Kyoto University)
Talk 2: Takamitsu Tanaka (Columbia University / Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Takamitsu Tanaka (Columbia University / Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)
Title: Modeling the Electromagnetic Signature of Merging Supermassive Black Holes more
Date: Thu, Jul 07, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Remarks: Kimitate Hayasaki and Takamitsu Tanaka give two 40 minute talks.
Talk 1: Kimitake Hayasaki (Kyoto University)
Talk 2: Takamitsu Tanaka (Columbia University / Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics)
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Anzhong Wang (Baylor U)
Title: Anisotropic scalings and a theory of quantum gravity more
Date: Wed, Jul 06, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Yoichi Kazama (U. Tokyo, Komaba)
Title: Green-Schwarz superstring with conformal symmetry more
Date: Tue, Jul 05, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 484.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Morimitsu Tanimoto (Niigata U.)
Title: Impact of Large \theta_{13} on Flavor Physics more
Date: Thu, Jun 30, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 487.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Jiro Soda (Kyoto)
Title: Statistical Symmetry Breaking in the CMB more
Date: Wed, Jun 29, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 469.pdf
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Shunsuke Tsuchioka (IPMU)
Title: Recent advances in modular representation theory of the symmetric groups more
Date: Tue, Jun 28, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Masamune Oguri (IPMU)
Title: Dark matter distribution in clusters from strong+weak lensing more
Date: Thu, Jun 23, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Masahito Ueda (U Tokyo)
Title: Maxwell's Demon: Introduction to Information Thermodynamics more
Date: Wed, Jun 22, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Tomoyuki Abe (IPMU)
Title: Product formula for p-adic epsilon factors more
Date: Tue, Jun 21, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Special Seminars (Thermo-dynamical limit function's seminar)
Speaker: Yoshio Sano (National Institute of Informatics)
Title: Thermo-dynamical limit function's seminar more
Date: Mon, Jun 20, 2011, 15:30 - 18:00
Place: Balcony A
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Martin Schnabl (Prag)
Title: Multiple brane solutions in Open String Field Theory more
Date: Mon, Jun 20, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 486.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Marco Valdes (Pisa)
Title: The high-z interplay between annihilating DM and the IGM more
Date: Thu, Jun 16, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 463.pdf
IPMU Colloquium
Speaker: Mihoko Nojiri (IPMU)
Title: Challenges in Fukushima and Japan more
Date: Wed, Jun 15, 2011, 14:00 - 15:30
Place: Lecture Hall
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Yu Nakayama (Caltech)
Title: Refined topological string for Omega background more
Date: Tue, Jun 14, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 472.pdf
IPMU Colloquium
Speaker: David Spergel (Princeton U & IPMU)
Title: Cosmology Results from the Atacama Cosmology Telescope more
Date: Wed, Jun 08, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Lecture Hall
Related File: 466.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Murray Brightman (MPE)
Title: An X-ray - infrared study of AGN unification and selection more
Date: Tue, Jun 07, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 475.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Alexander Vikman (CERN)
Title: Cosmology, Scalar Fields and Hydrodynamics more
Date: Fri, Jun 03, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 461.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: John Silverman (IPMU)
Title: (Astro)-supercolliders: growing black holes in galaxy mergers more
Date: Thu, Jun 02, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room A
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Jan de Boer (University of Amsterdam)
Title: Some recent results on microstate geometries. more
Date: Wed, Jun 01, 2011, 15:30 - 17:00
Place: Seminar Room A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Jacob Bourjaily (Princeton)
Title: Quantum Field Theory and the Analytic S-Matrix, Redux more
Date: Wed, Jun 01, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 456.pdf
Remarks: 1.5 hr
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Masahito Yamazaki (Princeton U.)
Title: 6=3+3 more
Date: Tue, May 31, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Adam Amara (ETH-Zurich)
Title: Gravitational Lenses of the Dark Universe more
Date: Thu, May 26, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 465.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Junichi Tanaka (U Tokyo)
Title: Recent results from ATLAS at the LHC more
Date: Wed, May 25, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Kentaroh Yoshida (Univ. of Kyoto)
Title: Yangian symmetry in deformed WZNW models on squashed spheres more
Date: Tue, May 24, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 454.pdf
IPMU Colloquium
Speaker: Yasunobu Uchiyama (SLAC/Stanford)
Title: The Supernova Origin of Galactic Cosmic Rays more
Date: Wed, May 18, 2011, 15:30 - 17:00
Place: Lecture Hall
Related File: 460.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Takahiro Tanaka (YITP)
Title: Natural selection of inflationary vacuum required by infra-red regularity and gauge-invariance. more
Date: Wed, May 18, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Massimo Bianchi (Univ. of Rome)
Title: Small Black-Holes and Higher Spin States in Heterotic String more
Date: Tue, May 17, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 444.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Masahiro Takada (IPMU)
Title: Information content in cosmological observables more
Date: Thu, Apr 28, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room A
IPMU Colloquium
Speaker: Koichi Hamaguchi (IPMU)
Title: The Unification of Forces more
Date: Wed, Apr 27, 2011, 13:30 - 17:00
Place: Lecture Hall
Remarks: Part1: 13:30-15:00
Part2: 15:30-17:00
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Kazunobu Maruyoshi (SISSA)
Title: Quantized integrable systems, matrix models and AGT correspondence more
Date: Tue, Apr 26, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 428.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Takashi Moriya (IPMU)
Title: Supernova Explosions in Dense Circumstellar Medium more
Date: Thu, Apr 21, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 450.pdf
Special Seminars (TOPOLOGICAL STRING SEMINAR)
Speaker: Masahiro Futaki (U Tokyo, Math)
Title: On the construction of the virtual fundamental class more
Date: Wed, Apr 20, 2011, 15:30 - 17:00
Place: Seminar Room A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Yoshitaka Hatta (Tsukuba U.)
Title: Jets at weak and strong coupling more
Date: Wed, Apr 20, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 446.pdf
Remarks: 1.5 hr
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Mitsutoshi Fujita (IPMU)
Title: Geometric entropy and confinement/deconfinement transition in d=4 QCD like theories more
Date: Tue, Apr 19, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 452.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Keiichi Maeda (IPMU)
Title: Asymmetry in Type Ia Supernovae: An Origin of Their Observational Diversities? more
Date: Thu, Apr 14, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 449.pdf
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Kazuo Hosomichi (YITP)
Title: SUSY Gauge Theories on Squashed Three-Spheres more
Date: Tue, Apr 12, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 453.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Masayuki Tanaka (IPMU)
Title: A new method to identify AGNs and the nature of low-luminosity AGNs more
Date: Thu, Apr 07, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Norimi Yokozaki (Hongo, Tokyo)
Title: Soft Leptogenesis and Gravitino Dark Matter in Gauge Mediation more
Date: Wed, Apr 06, 2011, 13:30 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 447.pdf
Remarks: start time subject to change
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Eibun Senaha (NCTS)
Title: Electroweak baryogenesis in the MSSM revisited more
Date: Thu, Mar 31, 2011, 14:00 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 445.pdf
Remarks: start time subject to change
Special Seminars (DMM (Derived category, Mirror symmetry and McKay correspondence) seminar)
Speaker: Kentaro Hori (IPMU)
Title: Motivation and Application of Recent Development in Supersymmetric Gauge Theories more
Date: Thu, Mar 10, 2011, 15:30 - 17:00
Place: Seminar Room B
Special Seminars (DMM (Derived category, Mirror symmetry and McKay correspondence) seminar)
Speaker: Shinobu Hosono (U Tokyo)
Title: Mirror symmetry and projective geometry of Reye congruences more
Date: Thu, Mar 10, 2011, 10:30 - 17:00
Place: Seminar Room B
Remarks: 10:30-11:30 Shinobu Hosono
11:45-13:00 Lunch seminar by Kentaro Hori
13:30-15:00 Shinobu Hosono
15:30-17:00 Kentaro Hori
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Takuya Okuda (U. Tokyo)
Title: Exact results for 't Hooft loops in supersymmetric gauge theories more
Date: Tue, Mar 08, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Ezequiel Treister (University of Hawaii)
Title: Super-massive Black Holes Across the Cosmic History more
Date: Fri, Mar 04, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 439.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Hajime Sugai (Kyoto U)
Title: Active galaxies observed with integral field spectroscopy more
Date: Thu, Mar 03, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 440.pdf
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Yuji Tachikawa (IPMU)
Title: 6 = 4+2 more
Date: Tue, Mar 01, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Special Seminars (Mathematics)
Speaker: Michel Granger (l'Universite d'Angers, France)
Title: linear free divisors and quivers more
Date: Mon, Feb 28, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Balcony A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Yusei Koyama (U. Tokyo)
Title: Panoramic mapping of star formation in and around distant clusters of galaxies more
Date: Thu, Feb 24, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 419.pdf
IPMU Colloquium
Speaker: Scott Dodelson (Fermilab/ U Chicago)
Title: The Dark Sector vs. Modified Gravity more
Date: Wed, Feb 23, 2011, 15:30 - 17:00
Place: Lecture Hall
Related File: 398.pdf
Special Seminars (Kamioka Seminar)
Speaker: Roger Wendell (Duke University)
Title: Long and Longer Baseline Neutrino Oscillations: Searching for Symmetry Violation more
Date: Tue, Feb 22, 2011, 11:00 - 12:00
Place: Seminar Room at IPMU Kamioka Satellite
Special Seminars (DMM (Derived category, Mirror symmetry and McKay correspondence) seminar )
Speaker: Hiroshi Iritani (Kyoto University)
Title: Ruan's conjecture and integral structures in quantum cohomology more
Date: Mon, Feb 21, 2011, 14:00 - 17:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Remarks: break at 15:00-15:30
Special Seminars (Special Seminar)
Speaker: Ed Turner (Princeton U)
Title: The Limits of Reductionism more
Date: Fri, Feb 18, 2011, 13:30 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Norikazu Yamada (KEK)
Title: Search for Walking Technicolor theory using Lattice more
Date: Thu, Feb 17, 2011, 13:00 - 14:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 434.pdf
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Daniel Harlow (Stanford University)
Title: Precise Duals in Cosmology more
Date: Tue, Feb 15, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Special Seminars (Special Seminar)
Speaker: Carsten Rott (The Ohio State University)
Title: Closing in on Dark Matter more
Date: Tue, Feb 15, 2011, 10:00 - 12:00
Place: Seminar Room at IPMU Kamioka Satellite
Related File: 425.pdf
Remarks: On air at the Lecture Hall
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Elena Sorokina (Sternberg Astronomical Institute)
Title: Supernova Explosions inside Carbon-Oxygen Circumstellar Shells more
Date: Thu, Feb 10, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 413.pdf
IPMU Colloquium
Speaker: Luc Dessart (Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille)
Title: Core-collapse supernovae: Cosmological probes and astrophysical laboratories for stellar evolution and explosion more
Date: Wed, Feb 09, 2011, 15:30 - 17:00
Place: Lecture Hall
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Yoonbai Kim (Sungkyunkwan University)
Title: Fluxes and BPS Vortices in ABJM model more
Date: Tue, Feb 08, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 422.pdf
Special Seminars (Mirror Symmetry)
Speaker: Kwokwai Chan (IPMU)
Title: The SYZ picture of mirror symmetry more
Date: Fri, Feb 04, 2011, 14:00 - 17:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Remarks: Break at 15:00-15:30
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Stefano Liberati (SISSA, Trieste)
Title: Quantum Gravity phenomenology: achievements and challenges more
Date: Thu, Feb 03, 2011, 13:00 - 14:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 412.ppt
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Kazuyuki Furuuchi (NCTS Hsinchu)
Title: D-branes Wrapped on Fuzzy del Pezzo Surfaces more
Date: Tue, Feb 01, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 364.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Melina Bersten (IPMU)
Title: Comparing Hydrodynamic Models with Observations of Type II Plateau Supernovae more
Date: Tue, Feb 01, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room B
Related File: 380.pdf
Special Seminars (IPMU Komaba Seminar)
Speaker: Kwokwai Chan (IPMU)
Title: Mirror symmetry for toric Calabi-Yau manifolds from the SYZ viewpoint more
Date: Mon, Jan 31, 2011, 16:30 - 18:00
Place: Room 002, Mathematical Sciences Building, Komaba Campus
Special Seminars (DMM (Derived category, Mirror symmetry and McKay correspondence) seminar )
Speaker: Dmitry Kaledin (Steklov)
Title: Witt vectors as a polynomial functor more
Date: Mon, Jan 31, 2011, 14:00 - 17:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Remarks: break at 15:00-15:30
IPMU Colloquium
Speaker: Luis Ho (Carnegie Observatories)
Title: Coevolution of Black Holes and Galaxies: Recent Developments more
Date: Wed, Jan 26, 2011, 15:30 - 17:00
Place: Lecture Hall
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Dongsu Bak (Seoul University)
Title: Phase Transitions in the U(1) Charged Sector of ABJM Theory more
Date: Tue, Jan 25, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
Special Seminars (special seminar)
Speaker: Luis Ho (Carnegie Observatories)
Title: Supermassive Black Holes in Nearby Galaxies: Insights into Accretion and Jet Physics more
Date: Mon, Jan 24, 2011, 16:00 - 17:30
Place: Seminar Room B
Special Seminars (Special seminar)
Speaker: Maria J Rodriguez (MPI)
Title: New nonspherical black holes and charged black rings. more
Date: Mon, Jan 24, 2011, 11:00 - 12:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Special Seminars (Special Seminar)
Speaker: Oscar Varela (MPG)
Title: Consistent truncations from wrapped branes, and a Lifshitz solution more
Date: Mon, Jan 24, 2011, 10:00 - 11:00
Place: Seminar Room A
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Norihiro Iizuka (CERN)
Title: Quantum Hall effects, SL(2,Z) symmetry, and Holography more
Date: Fri, Jan 21, 2011, 13:15 - 15:00
Place: Seminar Room A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Andrea Ferrara (Scuda Normale Superiore, Pisa)
Title: First Stars and their Local Relics more
Date: Fri, Jan 21, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room B
Related File: 418.pdf
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Fuminobu Takahashi (IPMU)
Title: Another dark component of the Universe more
Date: Thu, Jan 13, 2011, 13:00 - 14:00
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 402.pdf
MS Seminar (Mathematics - String Theory)
Speaker: Albrecht Klemm (Bonn)
Title: Wall-crossing holomorphic anomaly and mock modularity of multiple M5-branes more
Date: Tue, Jan 11, 2011, 13:15 - 14:45
Place: Seminar Room A
ACP Seminar (Astronomy - Cosmology - Particle Physics)
Speaker: Gaston Folatelli (IPMU)
Title: Distance Precision with Type Ia Supernovae more
Date: Thu, Jan 06, 2011, 13:00 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room A
Related File: 381.pdf