Calendar

ICMT Seminar: "Diffusion and Chaos in Holographic Quantum Matter"

Speaker Michael Blake, MIT
Date: 5/1/2017
Time: 12 p.m.
Location:

190 ESB

Sponsor:

Institute for Condensed Matter Physics

Event Type: Seminar/Symposium
 

In this talk I will discuss recent developments that have suggested new connections between the transport properties of strongly interacting matter and the field of quantum chaos. In particular I will describe how in many holographic theories there are simple relationships between the thermoelectric diffusion constants and the butterfly velocity, which describes the speed at which quantum chaos propagates. 

 

 

To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact the person listed above, or the unit hosting the event.

Event Mailing List

Receive Physics Illinois events weekly in your inbox.

Sign-up!


Remove me!