Mikefest : A conference in honor of Michael Douglas’ 60th birthday

Collection Mikefest : A conference in honor of Michael Douglas’ 60th birthday

Organizer(s) Costas Bachas, Semyon Klevtsov, Nikita Nekrasov, Emmanuel Ullmo
Date(s) 5/9/22 - 5/13/22
linked URL https://indico.math.cnrs.fr/event/7727/
00:00:00 / 00:00:00
10 27

In the early 2000s, one often heard that the vacuum counting problem in string theory was like a spin glass problem. My talk will review results of Douglas, Shiffman, and myself on probabilistic methods for counting vacua of certain string theories. I then review some more recent results by various mathematicians on critical points of p-spin Hamiltonians. These results do not seem to be well known to physicists but may have analogs for string theory vacua.

Information about the video

  • Date of recording 5/10/22
  • Date of publication 5/13/22
  • Institution IHES
  • Language English
  • Audience Researchers
  • Format MP4

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