Quantum Field Theory with deformed Poincare symmetry.
Charles Young (Dept. Mathematical Sciences, Durham)
Tuesday 30th September, 2008 15:00-16:00 Mathematics Building, room 204
There exists a family of deformations of Minkowski spacetime, and its Poincare symmetries, parameterized by a mass-scale kappa. I will discuss some recent work in which ideas from the theory of quantum groups are applied to the problem of formulating kappa-deformed quantum field theory.