10-16 June 2018
Dalhousie University
America/Halifax timezone
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Vortices and the fine structure of quantum light-cones (G)*

11 Jun 2018, 11:15
15m
McCain 2017 (cap.36) (Dalhousie University)

McCain 2017 (cap.36)

Dalhousie University

Oral Competition (Graduate Student) / Compétition orale (Étudiant(e) du 2e ou 3e cycle) Theoretical Physics / Physique théorique (DTP-DPT) M1-4 Quantum Theory (DTP) | Théorie quantique (DPT)

Speaker

Wyatt Kirkby (McMaster University)

Description

We identify the light-cone-like structures present following quenches in spin-chains as quantum caustics. These are discrete versions of the singularities classified by catastrophe theory. From this identification follows: local universality

Primary authors

Wyatt Kirkby (McMaster University) Dr Jesse Mumford (McMaster University) Dr Duncan O'Dell (McMaster University)

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