11-15 July 2016
University of Stavanger
Europe/Oslo timezone

Topological transport phenomena in strong and electroweak matter

13 Jul 2016, 12:00
G-001 (University of Stavanger)


University of Stavanger

Arne Rettedal building
Talk Plenary


Naoki Yamamoto (Keio University)


Chirality of fermions has a topological nature. This microscopic property modifies the macroscopic hydrodynamic behavior and leads to unusual transport phenomena protected by topology in relativistic systems. We show how conventional kinetic theory should be modified to take into account such effects. We also discuss their potential importance in strong and electroweak matter, and, in particular, in the evolution of supernovae.

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