Physics 541

JOINT PHYSICS-MATHEMATICS BRIDGING THE GAP SEMINARS

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  • 2006-2007 SPRING
  • 1. Geometry of Yang-Mills theory ( Jan 2007 )( Nejat T. Yilmaz )
  • 2. Caustics ( March 2007 )( Vakif K. Onemli)
  • 3. The physics of Divergence (28 may 2007) ( Gerald V. Dunne )
  • 4. Functional Determinants in quantum field theory (29 May 2007) (Gerald V. Dunne )
  • 5. Worldline Instantons and pair production ( 30 May 2007) ( Gerald V. Dunne)


  • 2006-2007 FALL
  • 1. Closed time-like curves and geodesics in Godel-type spacetimes ( 09 Oct. 2006 )( O. Sarioglu)
  • 2. On Perelman`s Proof of Poincare` Conjecture ( 16 Oct. 2006 )( S. Finashin)
  • 3. On the correspondence between instantons and minimal surfaces (3 Nov 2006) ( B. Tekin )
  • 4. Milnor open books and contact structures on a 3-manifold (01 Dec 2006) ( Mohan Bhupal )
  • 5. Instantons in Yang-Mills theory ( 08 Dec 2006) ( Vedat Tanriverdi)
  • 6. Some open problems in physics and mathematics( 18 Dec 2006) ( O. Kisisel and B. tekin)


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  • 2005-2006 SPRING
  • 1. Geometric Formulation of Quantum Mechanics ( 20 Feb. 2006 ) Okan Ozansoy ( Ankara University)
  • 2. Cold Gases, vortices and analytic functions ( 27 Feb. 2006) Ozgur Oktel ( Bilkent University)
  • 3.Sasaki Einstein metric on the tangent bundle of a Riemanian manifold (6 March 2006 ) Cem Tezer (METU)
  • 4. Aharonov-Bohm effect ( 13 March 2006 ) N. Kemal Pak (METU)
  • 5. Algebraic curves: arithmetic and geometry (20 March 2006) Hurşit Önsiper (METU)
  • 6 . Closed Time-like curves in Gödel spacetime ( 27 March 2006 ) Özgür Sarioglu (METU)
  • 7. Completely Integrable systems and their deformations ( 03 April 2006) ) Artemi Kiselev (METU)
  • 8. Integrability of Einstein's Equations ( 13 April 2006) Metin Gurses ( Bilkent University )
  • 9. AdS/CFT ( 21 April 2006) Sadik Deger ( Bogazici University)
  • 10 . Penrose Limits (1 May 2006) Rahmi Guven ( Isik University)
  • 11. Energy and angular momentum in curved spacetimes (7 May 2006) Bayram Tekin ( METU)
  • 12. Lower bounds on mass in asymptotically AdS spacetimes ( 15 May 2006) Ozgur Kisisel ( METU))




  • 2005-2006 Fall
  • 1. An introduction to supersymmetry ( 24 October 2005 ) Kayhan Ülker ( Feza Gürsey Institute)
  • 2. Viva reflection groups ( 7 November 2005 ) Ayşe Berkman ( METU)
  • 3. Developments in superstring theory and their applications to cosmology ( 17 November 2005 ) Ali Kaya (Bogazici University)
  • 4. How to define gravity in noncommutative space-time? ( 21 November 2005 ) Cemsinan Deliduman ( Feza Gürsey Institute)
  • 5. Symplectic geometry ( 28 November 2005 ) Mohan Bhupal ( METU)
  • 6. Topology of 4-manifolds and Seiberg-Witten invariants ( 9 December 2005 ) Tolga Etgü (Koç University)
  • 7. Quantum Chromodynamics ( 19 December 2005 ) Altug Özpineci ( METU)




  • 2004-2005 SPRING
  • 1. Classical Mechanics (Feb. 28 2005) Özgür Sarıoğlu (METU)
  • 2. Differential Geometry I ( Mar 07 2005) Cem Tezer (METU)
  • 3. Relativity I (Mar 14 2005) Bayram Tekin (METU)
  • 4. Differential Geometry II (Mar 21 2005) Cem Tezer ( METU)
  • 5. Relativity II (Mar 28 2005) Bayram Tekin (METU)
  • 6. Hilbert Spaces (April 04 2005) Kostantyn Zheltukhin (METU)
  • 7. Quantum Mechanics ( Apr 11 2005) Sadi Turgut (METU)
  • 8. Groups and representations ( Apr 18 2005) Özgür Kişisel (METU)
  • 9. Quantum Mechanics II (Apr 25 April) Sadi Turgut (METU)
  • 10. Topology (May 2 2005) Yıldıray Ozan (METU)
  • 11. Bosonic String Theory ( May 9 2005) Özgür Sarıoğlu ( METU)