Offerta formativa A.A. 2014/2015

Corso di dottorato di fisica sperimentale delle particelle elementari
Coordinamento: Prof. G. Punzi

Mini course in Theoretical Physics “Introduction to Quantum Solitons in Gauge Theories”
From 9/6/2015 to 31/7/2015 – Tuesday and Friday, 11:00 – 13:00 – Room 163 (1st floor- Bdg. C)
Coordinamento: Prof. K.Konishi/Dr. S.Bolognesi/Prof. J.Evslin
(1) Solitons in gauge theories (4-6 hrs)
Domain walls, Dirac monopoles, ‘t Hooft-Polyakov monopoles. Bogomolnyi equations. Vortices.
(2) Instantons in Quantum Mechanics and in Yang-Mills theories in 4D.
U(1) anomaly, U(1) and strong CP problems in QCD. (6hrs)
(3) Introduction to Supersymmetric gauge theories (6 hrs).
(4) Elements of homotopy groups (4hrs).
(5) Elements of algebraic geometry (4hrs).
(6) Seiberg-Witten solutions in N=2 supersymmetric gauge theories. (4hrs)