CANCELLED: Public Lecture: An Introduction to the SYK Model

Edward Witten
Institute for Advanced Study

The Sachdev-Ye model was originally a model of quantum spin liquids that was introduced in the mid-1990's. In recent years, it has been reinterpreted by Kitaev as a model of quantum chaos and black holes. This lecture will be primarily a gentle introduction to the SYK model, though I will also describe a few more recent results.

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