Jun 8 2023 - 11:15 to 13:00 Mattia Cesàro ‘Exceptional Kaluza-Klein spectroscopy in supergravity'

The dissertation is focused on the Kaluza-Klein (KK) spectroscopy of AdS4 solutions in maximal supergravity.

Apr 25 2023 - 15:00 to 16:00 Manuel Campos Yuste Tensor Renormalization Group in Bosonic Field Theory

Tensor Network techniques are one of the most successful tools in the study of many-body physics.

Nov 25 2022 - 11:00 to 13:30 Judit Pérez Romero The hunt for dark matter in gamma-rays with Fermi-LAT and CTA: modelling, predictions and analysis in a variety of astrophysical objects

Gravitational evidences at different cosmological scales hint towards the existence of a dark component of the Universe, which amounts up to the 85% of its matter density.

Nov 21 2022 - 10:30 to 12:30 Diego García-Martín Quantum Algorithms for Condensed-Matter Physics, Number Theory and Quantum Machine Learning
Quantum computing is a novel paradigm that seeks to harness quantum mechanical effects like superposition, entanglement and interference to outperform classical computers based upon bits (i.e zer
Oct 27 2022 - 11:00 to 13:00 Julián Rey Primordial black holes from inflation and their gravitational wave signals

We consider the possibility that the majority of dark matter in the Universe consists of black holes of primordial origin, and study the prospects of generating them in single-field models of infla

Sep 29 2022 - 16:30 to 18:00 Zach Elgood The first law and Wald entropy formula of heterotic stringy black holes at first order in α'

Black-hole thermodynamics is probably one of the most active fields of research in The- oretical Physics.

Sep 29 2022 - 10:30 to 12:30 Joan Quirant Pellín Aspects of type IIA AdS4 orientifold vacua

In this thesis we explore the vacua structure of type IIA orientifold (CY) compactifications with fluxes, both from the 4d and the 10d point of view.

Sep 16 2022 - 10:30 to 12:30 José Calderón Infante Pushing the Limits of the Swampland Distance Conjecture

The goal of this thesis is to push the limits of the Swampland Distance Conjecture (SDC).

Sep 15 2022 - 11:00 to 13:00 Martín Sasieta Holographic Complexity and Spacetime Locality

The work in this thesis provides a connection between the notion of holographic complexity in the form of the so-called Complexity = Volume proposal and the gravitational clumping of matter,

Sep 14 2022 - 16:00 to 18:00 Llorenç Espinosa Portalés Quantum and thermodynamic windows into the universe