Upcoming events

Theory Canada 1515-17 June 2023Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB
CAP Congress19-23 June 2023University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB

CAPC 2022 DTP parallel sessions

Student competition talks are denoted by (U*/G*) for undergraduate and graduate students; invited/keynote speakers are denoted by (I).

Please see the full schedule for details about plenary sessions, poster sessions, and other events.

Monday 6 June

M1-2: Gravity and Cosmology I (MDCL 1008 – 10:45am – 12:00pm)
The Hubble tension and the magnetic universeLevon Pogosian (I)
The galactic white-dwarf population from the CLAUDS deep fieldsPaul Ripoche (G*)
On the validity of the quasi-static approximation in scalar-tensor theories of GravityHamid Mirpoorian (G*)
Cosmology of scalar fields coupled to dark matter and to all matterZhuangfei Wang (G*)
M1-10: Fields, Particles, and Strings I (MDCL 1115 – 10:45am – 12:15pm)
New BPS Gravitational Solitons in Anti-de Sitter SpacetimesTurkuler Durgut (G*)
Schwinger pair production – from fall to infinity to fall to the centreSriram Sundaram (G*)
String Theory, Antisymmetric Tensor Fields and Dark MatterRainer Dick (I)
A Little Excitement Across the HorizonRobert Mann
Non-standard Inflation and Quantum GravityVahid Kamali
M2-2: Mathematical and Theoretical Physics (MDCL 1115 – 1:15pm – 2:00pm)
Applying the Conjugate Gradient Method in an Infinite Dimensional Hilbert SpaceRobert Petry
Markovian master equation for correlated initial statesMarco Merkli (I)
M2-10: Black Holes (MDCL 1008 – 1:15pm – 2:45pm)
Black hole mergers and internal geometryIvan Booth (I)
Marginally Outer-trapped Surfaces Act Up with Inner Horizons in Black HolesKam To Billy Chan (G*)
Evolution of exotic marginally outer trapped surfaces in an accreting black holeMatin Tavayef (G*)
Negative Mass de Sitter Black HolesBrayden Hull (G*)
Probing BTZ Black Hole via Fisher InformationEverett Patterson (G*)
M3-1: Advances in Nuclear and Particle Theory (MDCL 1105 – 4:00pm – 5:30pm)
The S-wave pairing gap in neutron matterGeorgios Palkanoglou (G*)
FeynArtsHelper- a Mathematica package for phenomenological calculationsReefat (G*)
Neutrinos from the past, present and future: passage through compact objectsLiliana Caballero (I)
Plane-wave and wave-packet neutrino oscillations in GR, f(R) and in conformal coupling modelsFayçal Hammad
Meson spectroscopy using holographic QCD plus ‘t Hooft equationMohammad Ahmady
M3-4: Strong Gravity and Black Holes (MDCL 1116 – 4:00pm – 5:15pm)
Strong Gravity and the Synthesis of Heavy Elements in the UniverseDaniel Siegel (I)
Marginally Outer Trapped (Open) Surfaces in Rotating 5D Black HolesSarah Muth (G*)
Evaporating Black Holes in 2D Models of GravityJonathan Barenboim (G*)
Extracting mutual information from a BTZ black hole spacetimeKendra Bueley (U*)

Tuesday 7 June: Hot Topics From Theory Made Accessible (Symposium day – MDCL 1102)

8:30am-9:30amWerner Israel Memorial Session on GravitationEric Poisson et al.
9:30am-10:15amActive Learning in a Quantum Field Theory CoursePeter Lepage (I)
10:45am-11:15amTeaching quantum computers to simulate gauge theories for particle physicsChristine Muschik (I)
11:15am-11:45amFaster-Than-Light Travel and Time Travel: Science or Science Fiction?Barak Shoshany (I)
11:45am-12:15pmNovel Directions in the Search for New PhysicsAsimina Arvanitaki (I)
1:15pm-1:45pmEntering a new, data-driven era for precision cosmology: opportunities and challenges for machine learning.Laurence Perreault Levasseur (I)
1:45pm-2:15pmFormation and dynamics of extreme mass ratio inspirals with environmental effectsHuan Yang (I)
2:15pm-2:45pmPlanets Big and SmallEve Lee (I)
3:15pm-3:45pmHyperbolic Band TheoryJoseph Maciejko (I)
3:45pm-4:15pmElectron HydrodynamicsThomas Scaffidi (I)
4:15pm-4:45pmThe physics of aging: embracing complexityAndrew Rutenberg (I)

Wednesday 8 June

W1-2: Quantum Theory (MDCL 1008 – 10:45am-12:15pm)
Quantum Foundations Meets Causal InferenceRobert Spekkens (I)
Locality in quasi-Hermitian quantum theoryJacob Barnett (G*)
Non-perturbative Extraction of Tripartite Vacuum EntanglementDiana Mendez Avalos (U*)
Channel capacity of relativistic quantum communication with rapid interactionKensuke Gallock Yoshimura (G*)
Variationally Scheduled Quantum SimulationSamantha Buck (G*)
W1-8: Condensed Matter Theory I (MDCL 1309 – 10:45am-12:15pm)
Eigenstate entanglement in integrable collective spin modelsMeenu Kumari
Quantum computing fidelity susceptibility using automatic differentiationOlivia Di Matteo
Hyperbolic Matter in Electrical Circuits with Tunable Complex PhasesIgor Boettcher
Computing excitations in a matrix product state with block LanczosThomas Baker
Relaxation of non-integrable systems and correlation functionsJonathon Riddell (G*)
Atomic insights into the lattice dynamics driving the relaxation of charged defectsShuaishuai Yuan (G*)
W2-2: Fields, Particles, and Strings II (MDCL 1016 – 1:15pm-2:45pm)
Quantum finite elementsSanjeev Seahra (I)
One problem in a ‘melon’ (milion)Mathieu Giroux (G*)
The complex symmetron: global strings in non-minimally coupled scalar-tensor theoriesAli Nezhadsafavi (G*)
Interaction of Gravitational waves with Yang-Mills wavesNarasimha Gosala (G*)
Sorkin-Johnston Effective Field TheoryShafayat Shawqi (G*)
W2-8: Condensed Matter Theory II (MDCL 1309 – 1:15pm-2:30pm)
Artificial electric field and electron hydrodynamicsOmid Tavakol (G*)
Fractonic quantum phases in breathing pyrochlore latticeSangEun Han
Thermal Conductivity of Square IceJeffrey Rau
Self-consistent study of topological superconductivity in quasicrystalsK. Tanaka
Magnetic-field Induced Topological Transitions and Thermal Conductivity in a Generalized Kitaev ModelHeqiu Li
W3-1: New Physics and Dark Sector (MDCL 1105 – 3:15pm-4:45pm)
Dark Matter-neutrino interactions through one-loop diagramsKaren Macías Cárdenas (G*)
Spin-dependent dark matter-electron interactionsChih-Pan Wu
Z’ Bosons in Supersymmetry: Mass Limits, Dark Matter, Anomalous Magnetic Moments, and Flavour AnomaliesMariana Frank (I)
Dark Sector Production via Proton BremsstrahlungSaeid Foroughi-Abari
Searching for Minicharged Particles at the LHC’s Run-3 with the Phase-I MoEDAL-MAPP DetectorMichael Staelens

Thursday 9 June

R1-2: Gravity and Cosmology II (MDCL 1009 – 8:45am-10:15am)
Deciphering the Baryonic Universe: A New Window Into the CosmosHamsa Padmanabhan (I)
Equivalence of gravity theories in the covariant phase spaceJuan Margalef
Quantum Gravity PhenomenologyArundhati Dasgupta
The gravitational field of a non-local superpositionManu Paranjape
Holographic Thermodynamics of AdS Black Holes: Central Charge CriticalityRobert Mann
R2-2: Frontiers in Theoretical Physics II (MDCL 1009 – 10:45am-12:15pm)
Ultralight Dark Matter and Cosmological Condensed Matter PhysicsEvan McDonough (I)
Structural Aspects of Quasi-Topological GravityRobie Hennigar
Unification of Quantum and Relativistic MeasurementsJonathan Sharp
Fermionic FIMP dark matter models providing low-scale leptogenesis.Poulose Poulose
Solar Cells and the Lambert W FunctionSreeram Valluri
R-PLEN1 Plenary session: Thinking Effectively About Gravity (the view from below) – Cliff Burgess (MDCL 1305/07 – 3:45pm-4:30pm)

Online seminar series

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