PHYS 598 QEN - Entanglement in QFT and gravity

Fall 2022

Special Topics in PhysicsPHYS598QEN68945LEC41530 - 1650 T R  276 Loomis Laboratory Thomas Faulkner

Official Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in physics intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

Section Description

The course description: An introduction to quantum entanglement methods in Quantum Field Theory and gravity. Topics covered will include: entanglement in Conformal Field Theory, Renormalization Group flows, dynamical settings, topological theories and AdS/CFT. Additional topics to include black hole thermodynamics and the area law, energy conditions, the thermofield double, hawking radiation and the information paradox.