Courses

2015

Fall 2015 Courses

Course Number:
Type: Grad Course
Duration:
Thursday, October 8, 2015 to Thursday, December 10, 2015

Usual Meeting Time: Thursdays at 4pm
Instructor:
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Course Number: AMATH 875/PHYS 786
Type: Grad Course
Duration:
Monday, September 14, 2015 to Friday, December 4, 2015

Usual Meeting Time: Mondays and Fridays 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Instructor:
University of Waterloo

Spring 2015 Courses

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Type: Mini Course
Duration:
Monday, May 18, 2015 to Thursday, May 28, 2015

In relativistic quantum information (RQI) we study quantum information in relativistic systems to obtain more insights to both quantum and gravitational physics on the one hand, and to find new ideas for quantum information processing on the other. One of the  popular models in RQI is the Unruh-DeWitt (UD) detector theory, in which localized objects, called detectors, are coupled to and moving in relativistc quantum fields. In this mini-course I will discuss the UD detector theory in detail, mainly on the nonperturbative methods and their applications to RQI.

 

Instructor:
Fudan University
Course Number:
Type: Mini Course
Duration:
Monday, May 4, 2015 to Friday, May 8, 2015

In these lectures, we will study the bosonic theory of higher-spin gravity in four dimensions. After discussing the reasons for interest in the theory, we will focus on the equations of motion and their content. We will aim to construct the equations from the ground up in a motivated way. The logical order will differ somewhat from standard introductions. As preliminaries, we will discuss the geometry of spinors and twistors in (anti) de Sitter space, along with various viewpoints on free massless fields with arbitrary spin. An ulterior goal of the lectures is to introduce a new version of the theory (arXiv:1502.06685), formulated on a fixed (A)dS background.

Instructor:
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST)
2016

Winter 2016 Courses

Course Number: AMATH 872/PHYS 785
Type: Grad Course
Duration:
Monday, January 4, 2016 to Monday, April 4, 2016

Usual Meeting Time: Every Monday and Friday from 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Speaker:
University of Waterloo
2014

Fall 2014 Courses

Course Number:
Type: Mini Course
Duration:
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 to Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Usual Meeting Time: Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:30 pm
Instructor:
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Course Number: PHYS 781
Type: Credit Course
Duration:
Monday, September 22, 2014 to Thursday, December 11, 2014

Usual Meeting Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 to 3:30 pm, Friday from 12:00 to 1:30 pm

PHYS 781 Astro Grad Course (Niayesh Afshordi)

Instructor:
University of Waterloo

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2018/2019

Type: Core Course

Course Number: PHYS 611
Duration:
Monday, November 12, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018
Instructor:
McGill University - Department of Physics
Course Number: PHYS 603
Duration:
Monday, November 12, 2018 to Friday, December 7, 2018
Instructor:
Commissariat a Energie Atomique (CEA) - Saclay - Institut de Physique Théorique (IPhT)
Course Number: PHYS 602
Duration:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 to Friday, November 2, 2018
Instructor:
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Course Number: PHYS 601
Duration:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 to Friday, November 2, 2018
Instructor:
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Course Number: PHYS 605
Duration:
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to Friday, September 21, 2018
Instructor:
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
Course Number: PHYS 604
Duration:
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to Friday, September 21, 2018
Instructor:
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Type: Front End

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Duration:
Monday, August 27, 2018 to Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Instructor:
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
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Duration:
Friday, August 17, 2018 to Thursday, August 23, 2018
Instructor:
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
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Duration:
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 to Thursday, August 23, 2018
Instructor:
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
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Duration:
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 to Thursday, August 16, 2018
Instructor:
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

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