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USPAS — US Particle Accelerator School with UC San Diego
13 Jan 2020 - 24 Jan 2020 • San Diego, United States
Training and workforce development in the science and technology of charged particle accelerators and associated systems. Eleven short courses will be offered. Attendees can enroll for UC Davis credit or may audit their course. Limited financial support is available. Open to US and non-US attendees.
Phone: [630-840-3896]; Email: email@example.com
Fundamentals, beam instrumentation, wakefields, plasma, cavities, engineering, electron injectors, magnets, classical mechanics
Graduate Summer School: Mathematics of Topological Phases of Matter
22 Jun 2020 - 26 Jun 2020 • Los Angeles, CA, United States
The application of topology to physics has become an integral part of a second quantum revolution in the sciences. The discovery of topological insulators and progress towards topological superconductors realizing non-abelian statistics has moved topological phases of matter onto the center stage in the interaction of topology and physics beyond the quantum Hall effect. While topological physics has been intensively investigated by physicists for the last few decades, the mathematical theory lags far behind. One challenge is formulating the right definition of topological phases of matter, which is closely related to the notoriously difficult problem of finding a rigorous mathematical formulation of quantum field theory. In this summer school, we will focus on two relatively mature foundational topics, and two new directions in the mathematics of topological phases of matter.
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Last updated: 31 August 2019