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Expanders and word maps.

Presented by: 
Emmanuel Breuillard
Date: 
Monday 16th March 2020 - 14:30 to 15:30
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 
An understanding of word maps on semisimple Lie groups helps for establishing spectral gap bounds for finite simple groups of Lie type. In this talk I will discuss how this can also be reversed. Joint work with P. Varj\'u and O. Becker




University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons