Spring 1992
For the following seminars, unless otherwise stated the hour is 11:00,
the room is RLM 12.166, and it is a Mathematical Physics Seminar
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Wednesday Jan. 29: Alessandra Celletti (Univ. L'Aquila), Invariant KAM tori in
the spin-orbit problem
Monday Feb. 3: Demetri Christodoulou (Courant), Mathematical Problems of
General Relativity -- Colloquium, RLM 7.104, 4:00
Wednesday, Feb 5: David Munton, Quenched disorder and the Kosterlitz-Thouless
transition
Wednesday, Feb. 5: Demetri Christodoulou (Courant), Gravitational Collapse
and Singularities -- geometry seminar, RLM 10.176, 2:00
Friday, Feb 7: Demetri Christodoulou (Courant), Gravitational Collapse
and Singularities -- geometry seminar, RLM 10.176, 2:00
Monday, Feb 10: Sheldon Newhouse (N. Carolina), Entropy and volume ---
Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar, RLM 11.204, 1:00
Wednesday, Feb 12: Rafael de la Llave, A partial rigorous justification of Greene's
criterion
Wednesday, Feb 19: no talk
Wednesday, Feb 26: Andrei Toom, Problems about interacting particle systems
Monday, March 2: Michael Kiessling (Courant), Plasma Physics Seminar, RLM 11.204, 4:00
Wednesday, March 4: Tadeusz Balaban (BU and Rutgers), Lattice field theories
with continuous symmetry groups, Goldstone bosons, and all that.
Wednesday, March 11: Lorenzo Sadun, Hall conductance and adiabatic charge
transport on leaky tori.
Wednesday, March 18: Spring break -- no talk
Wednesday, March 25: V. Afraimovich (Nizhni Novgorod State Univ.), Dynamics and ergodic
theory of infinite systems with short range interactions
Thursday, March 26: V. Afraimovich (Nizhni Novgorod State Univ.) On Hausdorff Dimension
of attractors arising by saddle-node bifurcations,
Dynamical Systems Seminar, RLM 9.166, 12:45
Wednesday, April 1: R. Dobrushin (Moscow), Did not show up
Wednesday, April 8: Alex Predtechensky (UT-Physics), Onset of chaotic motion
in Couette-Taylor flow
Friday, April 17: Charles Radin, Tilings with rotation
Friday, April 24: Serge Aubry (Saclay), The concept of anti-integrability
in two different physical contexts 1- for dynamical systems
and 2- for electron-phonon systems
Wednesday, April 29: Andrei Toom, A Critical Phenomenon in Growth Systems