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
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Persistent Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking at High Temperatures

By Eliezer Rabinovici

I will describe the results of a series of works in which we have found systems for which Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking(SSB) persists to very high temperatures. The systems involve Conformal Field Theories of scalars in fractional dimensions 3<d<3 and for Gauge Theories in d=4. The systems are studied in the limit of various large numbers of species. In the process, we have found non-supersymmetric conformal manifolds as well as cases of non-supersymmetric effective potentials with flat directions. The SSB results in the formation of a dilaton.

Information about the video

  • Date of recording 5/11/22
  • Date of publication 5/13/22
  • Institution IHES
  • Language English
  • Audience Researchers
  • Format MP4

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