Department of Mathematics

Mathematical Physics and Operator Algebras

  •  Alexis Drouot, University of Washington
  •  Mathematical aspects of topological insulators.
  •  04/19/2021
  •  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  •  Online (virtual meeting) (Virtual Meeting Link)
  •  Jeffrey Hudson Schenker (schenke6@msu.edu)

Topological insulators are phases of matter that act like extraordinarily stable waveguides along their boundary. They have a rich mathematical structure that involves PDEs, spectral theory, and topology. I will survey some results and discuss some (semi-classical) directions of research.

 

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