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 11, 2018
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In the context of the AdS(4)/BCFT(3) correspondence, we study the holographic entanglement entropy for spatial regions having arbitrary shape. An analytic expression for the subleading term with respect to the area law is discussed. When the bulk spacetime is a part of AdS(4),
this formula becomes the Willmore functional with a proper boundary term evaluated on the minimal surface viewed as a submanifold of the three dimensional flat Euclidean space with a boundary. 

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Tuesday Sep 11, 2018
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Path Integral: Summary for perturbative theory; correlation functions and generating functional

 

 

Tuesday Sep 11, 2018
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Killing vectors, Curvature, Riemann family, Bianchi identity & Einstein tensor

 

 

Monday Sep 10, 2018
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The localization theorem, which has played a central role in representation theory since its discovery in the 1980s, identifies a regular block of Category O for a semisimple Lie algebra with certain D-modules on its flag variety. In this talk we will explain work in progress which produces a similar picture for the Virasoro algebra and more generally for affine W-algebras.

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Monday Sep 10, 2018
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Gravitational lensing has long served as a unique probe of the growth of structure, which is sensitive on large scales to the properties of dark energy and gravity.  In particular, lensing is instrumental in forming the statistic E_G, which is constructed to measure the growth rate of structure in a way independent of galaxy clustering bias.  Me

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Monday Sep 10, 2018
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Path Integral: semi-classical expansion ; propagator for the harmonic oscillator; pertubative theory

 

 

Monday Sep 10, 2018
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Covariant derivative, Metric, Equivalence principle, Invariant volume element, Parallel transport

 

 

Friday Sep 07, 2018
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Path Integral: the propagator as path integral on the configuration space; semi-classical expansion

 

 

Friday Sep 07, 2018
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Tensors, Tensor algebra, Differentiating tensors, Connection

 

 

Thursday Sep 06, 2018
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Gravitational redshift again, Field theory for gravity, Manifolds

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