Gauge Theories: Quivers, Tilings and Calabi-Yaus

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Gauge Theories: Quivers, Tilings and Calabi-Yaus

 12 - 16 May 2014
 ICMS, 15 South College Street Edinburgh

Scientific Organisers:

  • Amihay Hanany, Imperial College London

  • Yang-Hui He, City University London, Nankai University & University of Oxford

  • Rak-Kyeong Seong, Korea Institute for Advanced Study

Topics:

  • New dualities and their geometric interpretations and graphical representations

  • New field theories from new brane tilings

  • Classification of brane tilings and the associated geometries

  • Hilbert series and moduli spaces

  • Combinatorics and number theory for brane tilings

  • Connections to other fields: integrable systems, string scattering amplitudes, wall crossing

Speakers:

  • Nathan Broomhead, Leibniz Universität Hannover - Discrete Derived Categories 

  • Gregg Musiker, University of Minnesota - Aztec Castles and Other Instances of Brane Tilings in Combinatorics 

  • Charlie Beil, University of Bristol - The Geometry of Non-Superconformal Dimer Theories

  • Tom Bridgeland, University of Sheffield - Quadratic Differentials and Stability Conditions    

  • Richard Kenyon, Brown University - Integrability and Phase Transitions in the Graph Laplacian

  • Francisco Morales, University of Rome - U-Folds From Calabi-Yau Geometries  

  • Massimo Bianchi, University of Rome - Mass Deformations of Brane tilings

  • Domenico Orlando, École Normale Supérieure - What is the Next number? - Or - Sublattice Counting and Orbifolds 

  • Kazushi Ueda, Osaka University - Dimer Models and Group Actions

  • Piljin Yi, Korea Institute for Advanced Study - GLSM Partition Functions, the Gamma Class, and Quantum Volume 

  • Noppadol Mekareeya, CERN - A Systematic Study of Instanton Moduli Spaces

  • Stefano Cremonesi, Imperial College London - Coulomb Branches of 3d N=4 Superconformal Field Theories   

  • Kimyeong Lee, Korea Institute for Advanced Study - Exact Results on M5 Branes    

  • Alastair Craw, University of Bath - Reid's Recipe for Dimer Models  

  • Alastair King, University of Bath - Grassmannian Cluster Categories and Dimers on a Disc   

  • Jaemo Park, Pohang University of Science and Technology - Seiberg-Like Dualities in 2+1 Dimensions

  • Yang-Hui He, City University London, Nankai University & University of Oxford - Eta Products, BPS States and K3 Surfaces 

 

Photographs are available here.

Participants

Name
Institution
Antonio, AmaritiÉcole Normale Supérieure
Charlie, BeilUniversity of Bristol
Sergio, BenvenutiImperial College London
Massimo, BianchiUniversity of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Rafael, BocklandtUniversity of Amsterdam
Volker, BraunUniversity of Oxford
Tom, BridgelandUniversity of Sheffield
Nathan, BroomheadLeibniz Universität Hannover
Alastair, CrawUniversity of Bath
Stefano, CremonesiImperial College London
Anindya, DeyUniversity of Texas at Austin
Sebastian, FrancoDurham University
Amihay, HananyImperial College London
Yang-Hui, HeCity University London, Nankai University & University of Oxford
Vishnu, JejjalaUniversity of the Witswatersrand
Richard, KenyonBrown University
Alastair, KingUniversity of Bath
Sangmin, LeeSeoul National University
Kimyeong, LeeKorea Institute for Advanced Study
Seung-Joo, LeeKorea Institute for Advanced Study
Alberto, MariottiDurham University
Noppadol, MekareeyaCERN
Francisco, MoralesUniversity of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Gregg, MusikerUniversity of Minnesota
Domenico, OrlandoÉcole Normale Supérieure
Jaemo, ParkPohang University of Science and Technology
Sanjaye, RamgoolamQueen Mary University of London
Susanne, ReffertCERN
Diego, Rodriguez-GomezUniversity of Oviedo
Ed, SegalImperial College London
Jihye, SeoDESY
Rak-Kyeong, SeongKorea Institute for Advanced Study
Jaewon, SongUniversity of California at San Diego
Spyros, SypsasAsia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics
Kazushi, UedaTokyo University
Piljin, YiKorea Institute for Advanced Study
Alberto, ZaffaroniUniversity of Milano Bicocca