Takuya Okuda

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University of Tokyo

Area of Research:
Phone: x8591

Takuya primarily works on supersymmetric gauge theories, in particular non-local operators such as Wilson and 't Hooft loops.  He also explores other aspects of theoretical physics, including AdS/CFT, topological strings, matrix models, and black holes.

Publication list from Spires

Research Interests

Quantum field theory, and string theory. In particular supersymmetric gauge theories, AdS/CFT, and two-dimensional conformal field theories.

Positions Held

  • 2005 - 2008 Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara Postdoctoral Research Associate

Recent Publications

  • Nadav Drukker, Jaume Gomis, Takuya Okuda, Joerg Teschner, Gauge Theory Loop Operators and Liouville Theory, JHEP 1002:057,2010, arXiv: 0909.1105
  • Nadav Drukker, David R. Morrison, Takuya Okuda, Loop operators and S-duality from curves on Riemann surfaces, JHEP 0909:031,2009, arXiv: 0907.2593
  • Jaume Gomis, Takuya Okuda, S-duality, 't Hooft operators and the operator product expansion, JHEP 0909:072,2009, arXiv: 0906.3011
  • Jaume Gomis, Takuya Okuda, Diego Trancanelli, Quantum 't Hooft operators and S-duality in N=4 super Yang-Mills, Adv.Theor.Math.Phys.13:1941,2009, arxiv:hep-th/0904.4486
  • Norihiro Iizuka, Takuya Okuda, Joseph Polchinski, Matrix Models for the Black Hole Information Paradox, JHEP1002:073,2010, arXiv: 0808.0530
  • Jaume Gomis, Shunji Matsuura, Takuya Okuda, Diego Trancanelli, Wilson loop correlators at strong coupling: from matrices to bubbling geometries, JHEP 0808:068,2008, arXiv: 0807.3330
  • Jaume Gomis, Takuya Okuda, D-branes as a Bubbling Calabi-Yau, JHEP0707:005,2007, arXiv: 0704.3080
  • Jaume Gomis, Takuya Okuda, Wilson Loops, Geometric Transitions and Bubbling Calabi-Yau's, JHEP0702:083,2007, arXiv: hep-th/0612190
  • On the instantons and the hypermultiplet mass of N=2* super Yang-Mills on S^4, Takuya Okuda, Vasily Pestun, arXiv: 1004.1222
  • String scattering in flat space and a scaling limit of Yang-Mills correlators, Takuya Okuda, Joao Penedones, arXiv: 1002.2641

Seminars

  • Gauge theory loop operators and Liouville theory, KITP, UC Santa Barbara
  • String scattering in flat space and a scaling limit of Yang-Mills correlators, City University London workshop
  • String scattering in flat space and a scaling limit of Yang-Mills correlators, U. of Chicago
  • Wilson-'t Hooft loops and Liouville theory, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto
  • Gauge theory loop operators and Liouville theory, IPMU, Japan
  • Gauge theory loop operators and Liouville theory, Nagoya University workshop
  • A holographic dual of string theory in flat space, at Komaba 2010, University of Tokyo
  • Quantizing the 't Hooft loop: lessons from S-duality and matrix models, MIT
  • Matrix Models for the Black Hole Information Paradox, Banff workshop
  • Matrix Models for the Black Hole Information Paradox, Miami 2008 conference
  • Matrix Models for the Black Hole Information Paradox, Harvard U.
  • Matrix Models for the Black Hole Information Paradox, Brown U.
  • Matrix Models for the Black Hole Information Paradox, U. of Michigan workshop
  • PIRSA:09010029, Matrix models for the black hole information paradox, 2009-01-24, Black Holes and Quantum Physics
  • PIRSA:07020008, Wilson Loops, Geometric Transitions and Bubbling Calabi-Yau, 2007-02-09, String Seminars