Ends on: April 7, 2017
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
This school will provide students with a panorama of current theoretical problems in condensed matter systems and the tools used to attack them, with a special emphasis on holographic techniques. The first week of the school will contain introductory lectures to GR, AdS/CMT, and effective field theories, setting the foundation for the lectures of the second week on more advanced topics.
Familiarity with quantum field theory will be assumed. Some familiarity with supersymmetry, condensed matter theory and general relativity will be helpful, although an effort will be made to review the necessary material in these areas. There is no registration fee and limited funds are available for travel and local expenses.
- Sean Hartnoll (Stanford University, USA)
- Horatiu Nastase (IFT-UNESP, Brazil)
- Diego Trancanelli (USP, Brazil)
- Oscar Dias (Southampton University, UK): GR with a view towards AdS/CMT
- Sean Hartnoll (Stanford University, USA): Black holes and strange metals
- Hong Liu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT, USA): Effective field theories for non-equilibrium systems
- Shamit Kachru (Stanford University, USA): Supersymmetry, duality, and metallic criticality
- Srinivas Raghu (Stanford University, USA): Quantum field theory challenges in condensed matter physics
- David Tong (University of Cambridge, UK): QFT dualities for condensed matter physics