Colloquia Arizona State University

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Colloquia until 12/01/2022:

January 12, 2022
Demystifying black holes
by Prof. Georgi R. Dvali, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
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December 15, 2021
Shining new light on the physics of neutron star mergers
by Prof. Brian Metzger, Columbia University
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December 8, 2021
Spin polarization and spin transport in quark-gluon plasma
by Xu-Guang Huang, Fudan University
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December 1, 2021
JWST status as of 2021, and some of its first science programs: Faint object time domain, cluster lensing & caustic transits
by Rogier A. Windhorst, Arizona State University
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November 24, 2021
Open-Quantum-Systems: Thermometry at the extremes
by Prof. Alexander Rothkopf, University of Stavanger, Norway
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November 17, 2021
Adventures in flatland: Quantum criticality in the 2+1d Thirring model
by Prof. Simon Hands, University of Liverpool, UK
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November 10, 2021:
Index theorems, generalized Hall currents, and topology for gapless defect fermions
by Prof. Srimoyee Sen, Iowa State University
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November 3, 2021
Unnuclear physics: Conformal symmetry in nuclear reactions
by Prof. Dam T. Son, University of Chicago
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October 27, 2021
Multi-messenger astronomy and the physics of hot and dense matter
by Prof. Andrew W. Steiner, University of Tennessee
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October 20, 2021
Small-x contribution to the proton spin puzzle
by Prof. Yuri V. Kovchegov, Ohio State University
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October 13, 2021
Plasma screening and the critical end point in the QCD phase diagram
by Prof. Alejandro Ayala, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
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October 6, 2021
Neutrinos and gravity: multi-messenger scenarios
by Prof. Cecilia Lunardini, Arizona State University
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September 29, 2021:
Chiral anomalous processes in magnetospheres of compact stars
by Prof. Eduard Gorbar, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
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September 22, 2021:
Geometry and anomalies in Dirac matter
by Prof. Maria A. H. Vozmediano, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, Spain
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September 15, 2021:
On the phase structure of QCD
by Prof. Jan M. Pawlowski, University of Heidelberg, Germany
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September 8, 2021:
Semiclassical theory of QCD phase transitions
by Prof. Edward Shuryak, Stony Brook University
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September 1, 2021:
Nuclear lattice simulations
by Prof. Dean Lee, Michigan State University
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August 25, 2021:
Towards quantum simulations for nuclear and particle physics
by Prof. Martin J. Savage, University of Washington
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August 18, 2021:
Anomalous spin-rotation coupling at finite temperature
by Dr. Matteo Buzzegoli, Iowa State University
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August 11, 2021:
Tests of general relativity with black hole shadows
by Prof. Dimitrios Psaltis, University of Arizona
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August 4, 2021:
Extracting the diffusivity and charge susceptibilities of the QGP from experiment
by Prof. Scott Pratt, Michigan State University
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July 28, 2021:
QCD, gravity and inertia
by Prof. Oleg Teryaev, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia
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July 21, 2021:
New understanding of liquid thermodynamics, viscosity and its lower bounds
by Prof. Kostya Trachenko, Queen Mary University of London, UK
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July 7, 2021:
Wave turbulence and anomalous diffusion of jets in the QGP
by Prof. Yacine Mehtar-Tani, Brookhaven National Laboratory
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June 30, 2021:
Probing the dense matter equation of state with neutron star mergers
by Dr. Carolyn Raithel, Institute for Advanced Study & Princeton University
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June 23, 2021:
Heavy flavor kinematic correlations in cold (and hot) nuclear matter
by Prof. Ramona Vogt, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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June 16, 2021:
New developments of spin physics in relativistic heavy ion collisions
by Prof. Francesco Becattini, University of Florence, Italy
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June 9, 2021:
A NICER view of neutron stars
by Prof. Anna L. Watts, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
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June 2, 2021:
Chiral magnetic effect: from quarks to quantum computers
by Prof. Dmitri Kharzeev, Stony Brook University
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May 26, 2021:
Hydrodynamics for heavy-ion collisions – status and recent developments
by Prof. Ulrich Heinz, Ohio State University
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May 19, 2021:
A primer on Tsallis statistics for nuclear and particle physics
by Prof. Joseph Kapusta, University of Minnesota
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May 12, 2021:
Does the spin “flow” in relativistic heavy-ion collisions?
by Prof. Radoslaw Ryblewski, Institute of Nuclear Physics of Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland
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May 5, 2021:
Bottomonium suppression in the QGP – From EFTs to non-unitary quantum evolution
by Prof. Michael Strickland, Kent State University
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April 28, 2021:
Electrodynamics of hot nuclear matter and other chiral media
by Prof. Kirill Tuchin, Iowa State University
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April 21, 2021:
Deconstructing relativistic fluid dynamics
by Prof. Jorge Noronha, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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April 14, 2021
by Prof. Maulik Parikh, Arizona State University
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April 7, 2021
Big Bang Nucleosynthesis: Post Planck
by Prof. Keith Olive, University of Minnesota
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March 31, 2021:
Multi-messenger heavy-ion physics
by Prof. Chun Shen, Wayne State University
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March 24, 2021:
Relativistic nuclear collisions: factory for exotic quantum matter
by Prof. Jinfeng Liao, Indiana University
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March 17, 2021:
Flow and jet quenching in small systems
by Prof. Urs Achim Wiedemann, CERN
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March 10, 2021:
Spin, vortices, anomaly and hydrodynamics
by Prof. Ho-Ung Yee, University of Illinois at Chicago
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March 03, 2021:
Magnetars
by Prof. Andrei M. Beloborodov, Columbia University
Video on YouTube

February 24, 2021:
Evolution of primordial neutrino helicities in astrophysical magnetic fields and implications for their detection
by Prof. Gordon Baym, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Video on YouTube

February 17, 2021:
Semi-Abelian gauge theories, non-invertible symmetries, and string tensions beyond N-ality
by Prof. Mithat Unsal, North Carolina State University
Video on YouTube

February 10, 2021:
Nonrelativistic multiscale systems with effective quantum field theories
by Prof. Nora Brambilla, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Video on YouTube

February 3, 2021:
Einstein-Cartan gravity: inflation, dark matter and electroweak symmetry breaking
by Prof. Mikhail Shaposhnikov, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Video on YouTube

January 27, 2021:
The impact of electromagnetic and vortical fields in relativistic nuclear collisions
by Dr. Lucia Oliva, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Video on YouTube

January 20, 2021:
Exploring the QGP at finite baryon chemical potential in and out of equilibrium
by Prof. Elena Bratkovskaya, GSI, Germany
Video on YouTube

January 13, 2021:
Atoms and ions as quantum simulators of quarks, gluons, and nuclei?
by Prof. Zohreh Davoudi, University of Maryland
Video on YouTube

December 9, 2020:
Topology change, emergent symmetry and compact star matter
by Prof. Yong-Liang Ma, Hangzhou Institute for Advanced Study, UCAS, China
Video on YouTube

December 2, 2020:
What have we learned about binary neutron stars since the discovery of GW170817?
by Prof. Duncan Brown, Syracuse University
Video on YouTube

November 25, 2020:
Helical magnetic fields in the early universe
by Prof. Axel Brandenburg, Nordita, Sweden
Video on YouTube

November 18, 2020:
QCD at finite density and phenomenology
Prof. Prof. Claudia Ratti, University of Houston
Video on YouTube

November 11, 2020:
Quark-gluon plasma and thermodynamics of QCD on the lattice
Prof. Prof. Alexei Bazavov, Michigan State University
Video on YouTube

November 04, 2020:
The reasonable and unreasonable effectiveness of hydrodynamics in exotic quantum matter
Prof. Hong Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Video on YouTube

October 28, 2020:
Decoding the path integral: resurgent asymptotics and extreme QFT
by Prof. Gerald V. Dunne, University of Connecticut
Video on YouTube

October 21, 2020:
Strangeness in nuclei and neutron stars
by Dr. Laura Tolos, Institute of Space Sciences, Barcelona, Spain
Video on YouTube

October 14, 2020:
Hydrodynamics with 50 particles. What does it mean and how to think about it?
by Prof. Donato Giorgio Torrieri, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil
Video on YouTube

October 07, 2020:
Pushing the limits of hydrodynamics
by Prof. Pavel Kovtun, University of Victoria, Canada
Video on YouTube

September 30, 2020:
A data-driven approach to quantifying the shear viscosity of nature’s most ideal liquid
by Prof. Steffen A. Bass, Duke University
Video on YouTube

September 23, 2020:
NICER, gravitational waves, and neutron stars
by Prof. M. Coleman Miller, University of Maryland
Video on YouTube

September 16, 2020:
Color instabilities in quark-gluon plasma
by Prof. Stanisław Mrówczyński, Jan Kochanowski University & National Centre for Nuclear Research, Poland
Video on YouTube

September 09, 2020:
What is Quark Matter?
by Prof. Aleksey Cherman, University of Minnesota
Video on YouTube

September 02, 2020:
Non-equilibrium QCD in Heavy-Ion collisions
by Prof. Sören Schlichting, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Video on YouTube

August 26, 2020:
Anomalous transport in the quark-gluon plasma
by Dr. Roy A. Lacey, Stony Brook
Video on YouTube

August 19, 2020:
Separating fact from fantasy in the proton’s spin: the chiral anomaly and the proton spin puzzle
by Dr. Raju Venugopalan, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Video on YouTube

July 15, 2020:
The smallest fluid on earth
by Dr. Björn Schenke, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Video on YouTube

July 8, 2020:
Quark matter in the cores of neutron stars
by Prof. Aleksi Kurkela, CERN & University of Stavanger, Norway
Video on YouTube

July 1, 2020:
Global polarization signals from hot, dense and whirly QCD matter
by Prof. Maria Elena Tejeda-Yeomans, Universidad de Colima, México
Video on YouTube

June 24, 2020:
Hot QCD matter in magnetic fields: phase transition and permeability”
by Prof. Gergely Endrődi, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Video on YouTube

June 17, 2020:
Dense matter in neutron stars and its role in multi-messenger astrophysics”
by Prof. Sanjay Reddy, Institute for Nuclear Theory, University of Washington
Video on YouTube

June 3, 2020:
The challenge of discovering QCD critical point”
by Prof. Mikhail Stephanov, University of Illinois Chicago
Video on YouTube

May 6, 2020:
Exotic matter produced in neutron star mergers”
by Prof. Veronica Dexheimer, Kent State University
Video on YouTube

April 1, 2020:
Hydrodynamization and attractors in rapidly expanding fluids”
by Dr. Mauricio Martinez Guerrero, North Carolina State University
Video on YouTube

March 25, 2020:
Nature’s most extreme fluid — the quark gluon plasma”
by Prof. Jacquelyn Noronha-Hostler, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Video on YouTube