Thematic Programs

International Workshop on Strings, Black Holes and Quantum Information

Information

In this TFC workshop, we invite experts on the subjects of string theory, black holes and quantum information, to present their current understanding and recent results in these fields.
Our aim is to provide a platform for discussions and an exchange of ideas for future research.

The invited speakers are

Masahiro Hotta (Tohoku U.)
Andreas Karch (Washington U.)
Sung-Sik Lee (Perimeter)
Robert Mann (Waterloo)
Eduardo Martin-Martinez (Perimeter)
Hiroaki Matsueda (SNCT)
Robert Myers (Perimeter)
Yasusada Nambu (Nagoya U.)
Tatsuma Nishioka (Tokyo U.)
Masahiro Nozaki (YITP)
Kyriakos Papadodimas (CERN)
Masaki Shigemori (YITP)
Tadashi Takayanagi (YITP)

Date

September 7, 2015 – September 11, 2015

Venue

TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity 3F, Lecture Theater, Katahira Campus, Tohoku University【Access

Schedule

Mon. September 7
12:30 – 13:30
Kyriakos Papadodimas (CERN)
The black hole information paradox and the smoothness of the horizon (Review)[ Slides ]
14:00 – 15:00
Tadashi Takayanagi (YITP)
Tensor Network and Holography (Review) [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
15:30 – 16:30
Andreas Karch (Washington U.)
Entanglement Entropies for Probe Branes [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
17:00 – 17:30
Short talk:Yasuaki Hikida (Rikkyo U.)  
Higgs phenomenon and N=3 higher spin holography [ Slides ]
17:30 – 18:00
Short talk:Shotaro Shiba (Kyoto Sangyo U.)
Thermodynamics of intersecting black branes from interacting elementary branes
Tue. September 8
9:30 – 10:30
Robert Mann (Waterloo)
Black Hole Information: From Thermodynamics to Firewalls (Review) [ Slides ]
11:00 – 12:00
Kyriakos Papadodimas (CERN)
A holographic reconstruction of the black hole interior [ Slides ]
14:00 – 15:00
Tadashi Takayanagi (YITP)
Gravity Dual of Information Metric [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
15:30 – 16:30
Eduardo Martin-Martinez (Perimeter)
Are firewalls really cataclysmic events? [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
17:00 – 18:00
Discussion
Wed. September 9
9:30 – 10:30
Robert Mann (Waterloo)
Super-Entropic Black Holes [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
11:00 – 12:00
Robert Myers (Perimeter)
Entanglement and C-theorems (Review) [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
14:00 – 15:00
Yasusada Nambu (Nagoya U.)
Entanglement and correlation of quantum fields in an expanding universe [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
15:30 – 16:30
Masahiro Nozaki (YITP)
Quantum Entanglement of Local Operators in various CFTs [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
17:00 – 17:30
Short talk:Song He (YITP)
Quantum dimension as entanglement entropy in 2D CFT [ Slides ]
17:30 – 18:00
Short talk:Yoshiki Sato (Kyoto U.)
Comments on entanglement entropy in the dS/CFT correspondence [ Slides ]
Thu. September 10
9:30 – 10:30
Sung-Sik Lee (Perimeter)
Ab Initio Holography [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
11:00 – 12:00
Robert Myers (Perimeter)
Entanglement Holography [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
14:00 – 15:00
Masaki Shigemori (YITP)
The puzzles and microstructures of black holes  [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
15:30 – 16:30
Tatsuma Nishioka (Tokyo U.)
Anomalies and Entanglement Entropy [ Abstract ][ Slides ]
17:00 – 17:30
Short talk:Tokiro Numasawa (YITP)
Entanglement Entropy in String Theory [ Slides ]
17:30 – 18:00
Short talk:Noburo Shiba (YITP)
Entanglement Entropy of Disjoint Regions in Excited States : An Operator Method [ Slides ]
Fri. September 11
9:30 – 10:30
Hiroaki Matsueda (SNCT)
Geometry and Dynamics of Information Spacetime Derived from Entanglement Spectrum
[ Abstract ][ Slides ]
11:00 – 12:00
Masahiro Hotta (Tohoku U.)
The fall of the black hole firewall  [ Abstract ]

Registration

Closed

Contact

Satoshi Watamura
Email:watamura*tuhep.phys.tohoku.ac.jp (change * to @)