Video Library

Since 2002 Perimeter Institute has been recording seminars, conference talks, public outreach events such as talks from top scientists using video cameras installed in our lecture theatres.  Perimeter now has 7 formal presentation spaces for its many scientific conferences, seminars, workshops and educational outreach activities, all with advanced audio-visual technical capabilities. 

Recordings of events in these areas are all available and On-Demand from this Video Library and on Perimeter Institute Recorded Seminar Archive (PIRSA)PIRSA is a permanent, free, searchable, and citable archive of recorded seminars from relevant bodies in physics. This resource has been partially modelled after Cornell University's arXiv.org. 

Accessibly by anyone with internet, Perimeter aims to share the power and wonder of science with this free library.

 

  

 

Tuesday Sep 04, 2012
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Thursday Aug 30, 2012
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There are several
fundamental predictions of quantum field theory, such as Hawking radiation (i.e., black hole evaporation) or the Sauter-Schwinger effect (i.e., electron-positron pair creation out of the quantum vacuum by a strong electric field), which have so far eluded direct experimental verification.

However, it should be possible to gain some experimental access to these effects via suitable condensed matter analogues. In this talk, some possibilities for reproducing such fundamental

quantum effects in the laboratory are discussed.

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Thursday Aug 30, 2012
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We study the gravitational collapse of the axion-dilaton
system suggested by type IIB string theory in dimensions ranging from four to
ten.

We extend previous analysis concerning the role played by
the global SL(2,

R) symmetry and also we explain ,why we do have three
different assumptions(cases). We evaluate the Choptuik exponents in the
elliptic case.

Eventually we try to explain some of the open
questions for two other assumptions and future directions.

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Thursday Aug 30, 2012
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Wednesday Aug 29, 2012
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Tuesday Aug 28, 2012
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Monday Aug 27, 2012
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