Physics & Astronomy Building (PAB) Room 4-330
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Guest Speaker: Dan Xie (Harvard University)
Talk Title: "3-fold canonical singularity and 5d N=1 SCFT"
We conjecture that M theory on 3-fold canonical singularity defines a 5d N=1 SCFT. Various physical quantities such as flavor symmetry, Coulomb branch structure and prepotential, etc. are computed using the geometry of singularity.