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Quantum Information Lecture
Eduardo MartinMartinez Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC)

Quantum Information Lecture
Eduardo MartinMartinez Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC)


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QFT III Lecture
Jaume Gomis Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

QFT III Lecture
Jaume Gomis Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics


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Quantum Matter Lecture
Timothy Hsieh Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Quantum Matter Lecture
Timothy Hsieh Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics


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Cosmology Lecture
Kendrick Smith Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Cosmology Lecture
Kendrick Smith Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

Cosmology Lecture
Kendrick Smith Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics


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Mathematical Physics 2023/24
We will discuss mathematical aspects of classical and quantum field theory, including topics such as: symplectic manifolds and the phase space, symplectic reduction, geometric quantization, ChernSimons theory, and others. 
Strong Gravity 2023/24
This course will introduce some advanced topics in general relativity related to describing gravity in the strong field and dynamical regime. Topics covered include properties of spinning black holes, black hole thermodynamics and energy extraction, how to define horizons in a dynamical setting, formulations of the Einstein equations as constraint and evolution equations, and gravitational waves and how they are sourced. 
String Theory 2023/24
The course covers the basics of String Theory: bosonic strings, Dbranes, a bit of superstrings.

Machine Learning 2023/24
Machine learning has become a very valuable toolbox for scientists including physicists. In this course, we will learn the basics of machine learning with an emphasis on applications for manybody physics. At the end of this course, you will be equipped with the necessary and preliminary tools for starting your own machine learning projects. 
Quantum Gravity 2023/24
The course centers on an indepth study of the symmetry structure of General Relativity and how this is intimately related to its dynamics and to the challenges posed to its quantization. To achieve this understanding, we will introduce a host of concepts and techniques, broadly (and loosely) known under the name of “Covariant Phase Space Method”. This provides a different perspective on GR’s physics, a perspective in which phase space, rather than spacetime, is front and center. We will apply these ideas and techniques to discuss the socalled Problem of Time, Wald's approach to black hole entropy as a Noether charge, and the relationship between Dirac's Hypersurface Deformation Algebra and GR's symmetries and dynamics. We will also discuss the problem of detecting single gravitons as well as crucial analogies and differences between a quantum electromagnetic and gravitational field. Lecture notes specific for the course will be provided. 
GPTs and the probabilistic foundations of quantum theory  minicourse
Classical probability theory makes the (mostly, tacit) assumption that any two random experiments can be performed jointly. This assumption seems to fail in quantum theory. A rapidly growing literature seeks to understand QM by placing it in a much broader mathematical landscape of ``generalized probabilistic theories", or GPTs, in which incompatible experiments are permitted. Among other things, this effort has led to (i) a better appreciation that many "characteristically quantum" phenomena (e.g., entanglement) are in fact generic to nonclassical probabilistic theories, (ii) a suite of reconstructions of (mostly, finitedimensional) QM from small packages of assumptions of a probabilistic or operational nature, and (iii) a clearer view of the options available for generalizing QM. This course will offer a survey of this literature, starting from scratch and concluding with a discussion of recent developments.
Mathematical prerequisites: finitedimensional linear algebra, ideally including tensor products and duality, plus some exposure to category theory (though I will briefly review this material as needed).
Scheduling note: There will be 5 lectures from March 1226, then a gap of two weeks before the final 2 lectures held April 16 & 18.
Format: Inperson only; lectures will be recorded for PIRSA but not live on Zoom.


Particle Physics
This course will cover phenomenological studies and experimental searches for new physics beyond the Standard Model, including: naturalness, extra dimension, supersymmetry, grand unification, dark matter candidates (WIMPs and axions) and their detection.

QFT III 2023/24
This survey course introduces some advanced topics in quantum field theory and string theory. Topics may include anomalies, conformal field theory, and bosonic string theory and are subject to change depending on the topics covered in the TBD elective course.

Quantum Matter 2023/24
This course will cover quantum phases of matter, with a focus on longrange entangled states, topological states, and quantum criticality.

Cosmology 2023/24
This Cosmology course will provide a theoretical overview of the standard cosmological model.
Topics will include: FRW universe, Thermal History, Inflation, Cosmological Perturbation Theory, Structure Formation and Quantum Initial Conditions. 
Advanced General Relativity (PHYS7840)
Review of elementary general relativity. Timelike and null geodesic congruences. Hypersurfaces and junction conditions. Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations of general relativity. Mass and angular momentum of a gravitating body. The laws of blackhole mechanics.
Zoom: https://pitp.zoom.us/j/97183751661?pwd=T0szNnRjdUM2dENYNTdmRmJCZVF1QT09