Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Department seminar

Date and time: 30 November 2016 (Wednesday), 3:00 pm
Venue: Seminar Hall

Title: The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics

Speaker: Prof. Subodh R. Shenoy, TCIS, TIFR-Hyderabad, Hyderabad

Abstract: We will give a pedagogical overview of some of the work of Kosterlitz, Thouless, and Haldane, focusing on concepts, ideas, and experimental signatures. The common thread is the statistical mechanics of topological variables and constraints. The intended audience is physics students.