Mini-Workshop on the Foundations of Quantum Field Theory

Friday, May 15, 2020
12:00pm (noon)–4:00pm (East Coast time)

[Registration Form]

• This is a free Zoom event (no registration fee)
• The meeting ID and password will be shared with those who register
Each talk will be 45 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of discussion
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• You can visit the YouTube channel here

Questions or comments: Jacob Barandes, firstname_lastname(at) (organizer)

Informal introductions

“Electron Spin and Field Quantization”
Chip Sebens – California Institute of Technology
Slides (PDF), Video (YouTube)

“How Quantum or Field-Theoretic is Quantum Field Theory?”
Jacob Barandes – Harvard University
Slides (PDF), Video (YouTube)

“CPT, Spin-Statistics, and Non-Causal Explanation”
Noel Swanson – University of Delaware
Pre-Talk Handout (PDF), Video (YouTube)

Open discussion


Daniel Ang, Dave Baker, Jacob Barandes (organizer, speaker), Adam Becker, Jeremy Butterfield, Sean Carroll, Eddy Keming Chen, Maaneli Derakhshani, Ben Feintzeig, Jonathan Haefner, Nick Huggett, David Kagan, Peter Lewis, Patrick Magee, Logan McCarty, Alexander Meehan, Michael Miller, Alyssa Ney, Travis Norsen, Olumakinde Ogunnaike, Chip Sebens (speaker), Noel Swanson (speaker), David Wallace, Isaac Wilhelm