Laboratory for Particle Physics (LTP)

LTP Colloquium

String Theory and the AdS/CFT Correspondence

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 16:00
WHGA Auditorium

Matthias Gaberdiel, ETHZ

I will give a broad overview of string theory and explain some key elements of the AdS/CFT correspondence. Towards the end I will also try to sketch recent advances towards proving the AdS/CFT correspondence in a specific case.