Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Quantized Flux in Tightly Knotted and Linked Systems

3 - 7 December 2012

International Scientific Committee: Natalia G. Berloff (DAMTP, Cambridge), Jason Cantarella (University of Georgia),

Anne-Christine Davis (DAMTP, Cambridge), Thomas W. Kephart (Vanderbilt University),

Paul Sutcliffe (Durham University), and Tanmay Vachaspati (Arizona State University)

in association with the Newton Institute programme Topological Dynamics in the Physical and Biological Sciences
(16 July - 21 December 2012)


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Many systems contain flux tubes which tighten due to their own tension. This workshop will study all aspects of tightly knotted and linked systems which support quantized flux tubes. The systems studied will range over, but not be limited to, superconductors, cosmic strings, and gauge theories, such as quantum chromodynamics. Some topics to be considered will be:

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This workshop is supported by
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