IAS High Energy Theory Seminar

When Light Strings Don't Look Like Particles

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This seminar will be presented in-person and on Zoom.

Abstract: In certain time-dependent backgrounds there are nonstandard light strings that are created classically at an instant and cannot be approximated by particles. We discuss the implications of these strings to black holes and cosmology.

Date & Time

March 17, 2023 | 1:45pm – 3:00pm


Bloomberg Lecture Hall (IAS) & Zoom


Tel Aviv University; Member, School of Natural Sciences, IAS