KITP Program: QCD and String Theory (Aug 2 - Dec 17, 2004)
Coordinators: O. Aharony, M. Strassler, M. Beneke, A. Vainshtein

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Time Speaker Title
8/05,10:30 a.m. Dr. Matt Strassler
U of Washington
General Introduction with some Technical Examples[Aud][Cam]
8/10, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Igor Klebanov
An Introduction to Gauge/String Duality[Aud][Cam]
8/12, 10:30 a.m. Dr. V. P. Nair
City College of the CUNY
Three-Dimensional Yang-Mills Theory: On the Mass Gap, Vacuum and String Tension[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/17, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Ariel Zhitnitsky
University of British Columbia
Witten's Superconducting Strings and Other Topological Defects in High Density QCD[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/19, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Charles Thorn
University of Florida
The Worldsheet as a Template for Summing Planar Diagrams[Aud][Cam]
8/24, 12:30 p.m. Dr. David Berenstein
Integrability in N=4 Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theory & Related Theories[Aud][Cam]
8/26, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Robert C. Myers
Holographc Mesons[Slides][Aud][Cam]
8/31, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Francesco Sannino
Niels Bohr Institute
Strong Dynamics in QCD (and beyond) via Supersymmetry[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/02, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Diana Vaman
University of Michigan
Regge Trajectories from the Gauge/String Correspondence[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/07, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Michael Teper
Oxford University
SU(N) Gauge Theories -- The View from the Lattice[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/09, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Bogdan Stefanski
Imperial College
From Spin Chains to Sigma Models: The Landau-Lifshitz Equation[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/14, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Jan Plefka
Einstein Institute, Potsdam
The Plane Wave String/Gauge Theory Correspondence[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/16, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Nick Dorey
University of Wales, Swansea
S-Duality, Confinement and Large N String Theory Near the N=4 Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Fixed Point[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/21, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Vladimir Braun
Integrability in QCD (and Beyond)[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/23, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Brian Wecht
Towards a C-Theorem in Four Dimensions[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/28, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Chris Korthals Altes (CPT Marseille) Magnetic Quasi-Particles in Hot QCD and K-Tensions[Slides][Aud][Cam]
9/30, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Johanna Erdmenger
Humboldt University
Chiral Symmetry Breaking and Light Mesons from Generalizations of AdS/CFT[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/06, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Gerard 't Hooft
An Instability in the Baryonic String[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/12, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Romuald Janik
Jagellonian University
High-Energy Scattering and AdS/CFT - A Wilson Line Approach[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/14, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Peter Ouyang
N=1 Gauge/Gravity Duals with Flavor[Slides][Aud]
10/19, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Matthias Staudacher
Max Planck Institute, Potsdam
Integrable Long-Range Spin Chains and AdS/CFT (Part I)[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/21, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Matthias Burkardt
New Mexico State University
Hadron Tomography[Slides][Aud][Cam]
10/26, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Matthias Staudacher
Max Planck Institute, Potsdam
Integrable Long-Range Spin Chains and CFT/AdS (Part II)[Slides][Aud]
11/02, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Einan Gardi
B-Decay Spectra and Infrared Renormalons[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/04, 1:30 p.m. Dr. David Mateos
Perimeter Institute
Towards a Holographic Dual of Large-N QCD[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/05, 1:30 p.m. Joe Polchinski
Sasha Gorsky
Informal Discussion on Integrability[Aud][Cam]
11/09, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Alexander Gorsky
Moscow, ITEP
From Effective Actions to the Background Geometry[Aud][Cam]
11/12, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Andrei Smilga
Conformal Quantum Theory in Six Dimensions[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/15-19 Conference: QCD and String Theory[Slides][Aud][Cam]
11/23, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Konstantin Zarembo
Uppsala University
Integrability in AdS/CFT[Aud][Cam]
11/30, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Shyamoli Chaudhuri String Thermodynamics from Scratch[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/02, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Stefano Forte
Milan U. and INFN, Milan
Approaching the Regge Limit in Perturbative QCD[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/07, 12:30 p.m. Dr. Robert Leigh
University Illinois
Towards a Solution of 2+1 (pure) QCD in the Planar Limit[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/09, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Oliver deWolfe
The Giant Inflaton: A Cosmological Application of Strong-Coupling Field Theory[Aud][Cam]
12/14, 12:30 p.m. Dr. John Terning
UC Davis
Boundary Conditions in AdS: Life Without a Higgs[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12/16, 1:30 p.m. Dr. Marcus Spradlin
Hagedorn and Deconfinement Phase Transitions in AdS/CFT[Aud][Cam]
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