2019 Journal Club Schedule

Every Wednesday: 12:10~13:00

For enquiries please email to mkubota@het... or kanemu@het... . Note that the current schedule assumes that the journal club is on every Wednesday throughout both semesters.

Last update: Jan. 28
Date Speaker Journal, etc.
May 8 J. Braathen "Tow-loop calculations and their automation" (slide).
May 15 T. Akutagawa "Chaotic dynamics of strings in charged black hole backgrounds" by P. Basu, P. Chaturvedi, P. Samantray [arXiv:1607.04466].
May 22 M. Aiko "Observation of electroweak production of same-sign W boson pairs in the two jet and two same-sign lepton final state in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s}=$ 13 TeV" by CMS Collaboration (A. M. Sirunyan et al.) [arXiv:1709.05822]; "Weak Interactions at Very High-Energies: The Role of the Higgs Boson Mass” by B. W. Lee, C. Quigg, H. B. Thacker, Phys.Rev. D16 (1977) 1519 [inspire].
May 29 A. Das "The phenomenology of the General U1x model in the light of neutrino mass and Higgs physics from the heavy resonance".
Jun. 5 K. Enomoto "Dark matter and the seesaw scale" by P. F. Perez, C. Murgui [arXiv:1803.07462].
Jun. 12 H. Fukaya "FLAG review 2019" by Flavor Lattice Averaging Group (S. Aoki et al.) [arXiv:1902.08191].
Jun. 19 K. Hashimoto "Black hole and Hawking radiation by type-II Weyl fermions" by G.E. Volovik [arXiv:1610.00521].
Jun. 26 Y. Hosotani "Dissection of an SO(5)xU(1) gauge-Higgs unification model" by J. Yoon and M. E. Peskin [arXiv:1810.12352].
Jul. 3 N. Iizuka "Black Holes: Complementarity or Firewalls?" by A. Almheiri, D. Marolf, J. Polchinski, J. Sully [arXiv:1207.3123]; "An Infalling Observer in AdS/CFT" by K. Papadodimas, S. Raju [arXiv:1211.6767]; "Violations of the Born rule in cool state-dependent horizons" by D. Marolf, J. Polchinski [arXiv:1506.01337].
Jul. 10 No JC (Seminar)
Jul. 17 S. Kanno "A new semiclassical picture of vacuum decay" by J. Braden, M. C. Johnson, H. V. Peiris, A. Pontzen, S. Weinfurtner [arXiv:1806.06069]; "The Fate of the False Vacuum. 1. Semiclassical Theory" by S. R. Coleman, Phys.Rev. D15 (1977) 2929-2936 [inspire]; "The Fate of the False Vacuum. 2. First Quantum Corrections" by C. G. Callan, Jr., S. R. Coleman [inspire].
Jul. 24 No JC
Jul. 31 K. Nakayama "Tensor network representation for numerical calculation", References: [arXiv:cond-mat/0611687]; [arXiv:1201.1144]; [arXiv:1712.01458]; [arXiv:1808.08025]; [arXiv:1901.11443]; [arXiv:1906.06060]; [arXiv:1906.02007].
Sep. 9 M2 Journal Club
Oct. 2 K. Ikeda "Nonstoquastic Hamiltonians and Quantum Annealing of an Ising Spin Glass" by L. Hormozi, E.W. Brown, G. Carleo, M. Troyer [arXiv:1609.06558]; "Different Strategies for Optimization Using the Quantum Adiabatic Algorithm" by Elizabeth Crosson, Edward Farhi, Cedric Yen-Yu Lin, Han-Hsuan Lin, Peter Shor [arXiv:1401.7320]; "Quantum Speedup by Quantum Annealing" by Daniel Nagaj, Rolando D. Somma, Maria Kieferova [arXiv:1202.6257] "Quantum annealing with antiferromagnetic fluctuations" by Yuya Seki, Hidetoshi Nishimori [arXiv:1203.2418]; "Quantum Speedup by Quantum Annealing" by Daniel Nagaj, Rolando D. Somma, Maria Kieferova [arXiv:1202.6257]; "Quantum Annealing in the Transverse Ising Model" by Tadashi Kadowaki, Hidetoshi Nishimori [arXiv:cond-mat/9804280].
Oct. 9 H. Hirai "The Ryu–Takayanagi Formula from Quantum Error Correction” by Daniel Harlow [arXiv:1607.03901].
Oct. 16 No JC
Oct. 23 Y. Matsuki "Anomaly Inflow and the $eta$-Invariant" by E.Witten and K.Yonekura [arXiv:1909.08775].
Oct. 30 Y. Matsuo "JT gravity as a matrix integral," by Phil Saad, Stephen H. Shenker, Douglas Stanford [arXiv:1903.11115].
Nov. 6 No JC (HET Camp)
Nov. 13 K. Oda "Role of Bloch Waves in baryon-number violating processes" by Y. Qiu and S. H. Tye [arXiv:1812.07181].
Nov. 20 No JC (Intensive Lecture)
Nov. 27 M. Tanaka "The recent KOTO result and its theoretical implications" by S. Shinohara's slide (KAON2019) and Teppei Kitahara, Takemichi Okui, Gilad Perez, Yotam Soreq, Kohsaku Tobioka [arXiv:1909.11111].
Dec. 4 K. Yagyu "Composite Dynamics in the Early Universe" by S. De Curtis, L. Delle Rose and G. Panico [arXiv:1909.07894].
Dec. 11 S. Yamaguchi "Anti-de Sitter space and the center of the gauge group" by O. Aharony and E. Witten [arXiv:hep-th/9807205].
Dec. 18 No JC
Jan. 8 No JC (Intensive Lecture)
Jan. 15 S. Kanemura "Baryogenesis From a Dark First-Order Phase Transition" by E. Hall, T. Konstandin, R. McGehee, H. Murayama, G. Servant [arXiv:1910.08068].
Jan. 22 C. Rohrhofer "On the observable spectrum of theories with a Brout–Englert–Higgs effect" by A. Maas, R. Sondenheimer and P. Törek [arXiv:1709.07477].
Jan. 29 No JC
Feb. 5 No JC
Feb. 14 M1 Journal Club

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