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CNA Seminar
Andrea Malchiodi
University of Warwick
Title: Min-max theory for Toda systems

Abstract: We consider a coupled system of Liouville equations motivated by the study of non-abelian Chern-Simons vortices, which also describe holomorphic curves in projective spaces. We use covering and topological arguments to derive general existence results. These are joint works with L. Battaglia, A. Jevnikar, C. Ndiaye and D. Ruiz.

Recording (avi): http://mm.math.cmu.edu/recordings/cna/CNA-TapeAndreaMalchiodi-Apr-10-2014.avi
Recording (mp4): http://mm.math.cmu.edu/recordings/cna/CNA-TapeAndreaMalchiodi-Apr-10-2014.mp4
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Wean Hall 7218
Submitted by:  David Kinderlehrer