19/04/22  Seminario  16:00  17:00  1201 Dal Passo  Qing Han  University of Notre Dame  Singular harmonic maps and the massangular momentum inequality
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Motivated by studies of axially symmetric stationary solutions of the Einstein vacuum equations in general relativity, we study singular harmonic maps from domains of the 3dimensional Euclidean space to the hyperbolic plane, with bounded hyperbolic distance to extreme Kerr harmonic maps. We prove that every such harmonic map has a unique tangent map at the black hole horizon. As an application, we establish an explicit and optimal lower bound for the ADM mass in terms of the total angular momentum, in asymptotically flat, axially symmetric, and maximal initial data sets for the Einstein equations with multiple black holes. The talk is based on joint work with Marcus Khuri, Gilbert Weinstein, and Jingang Xiong.
NB:This talk is part of the activity of the MIUR Excellence Department Project MATH@TOV CUP E83C18000100006

12/04/22  Seminario  16:00  17:00  1201 Dal Passo  Valerio Assenza  Heidelberg University  Seminario di Equazioni Differenziali
Magnetic Curvature and Closed Magnetic Geodesic
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A Magnetic System describes the motion of a charged particle moving on a Riemannian Manifold under the influence of a magnetic field. Trajectories for this dynamics are called Magnetic Geodesics and one of the main tasks in the theory is to investigate the existence of Magnetic Geodesic which are closed. In general this depends on the magnetic system taken into account and on the topology of the base space. Inspired by the work of Bahri and Taimanov, I will introduce the notion of Magnetic Curvature which is a perturbation of the standard Riemannian curvature due to the magnetic interaction. We will see that Closed Magnetic Geodesic exist when the Magnetic Curvature is positive, which happens , for instance, when the magnetic field is sufficiently strong.
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This talk is part of the activity of the MIUR Department of Excellence Project MATH@TOV CUP E83C18000100006 
12/04/22  Seminario  13:00  14:00  2001  Deepesh Toshniwal  Delft University of Technology  Quadratic unstructured splines
Isogeometric Analysis generalizes classical finite element analysis and intends to integrate it with the field of ComputerAided Design. A central problem in achieving this objective is the reconstruction of analysissuitable models from ComputerAided Design models, which is in general a nontrivial and timeconsuming task. This talk will present an overview of new piecewisequadratic spline constructions that enable model reconstruction, as well as simulation of highorder PDEs on the reconstructed models. In particular, we will discuss splines on unstructured meshes in both two and three dimensions.
This talk is part of the activity of the MIUR Excellence Department Project CUP E83C18000100006. 
08/04/22  Seminario  16:30  17:30  1201 Dal Passo  Paolo PAPI  "Sapienza" Università di Roma 
Algebra & Representation Theory Seminar (ARTS)
"Collapsing levels for affine Walgebras"
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I will discuss some projects in collaboration with D. Adamovic, V. Kac and P. MosenederFrajria regarding affine Walgebras. I will concentrate on the notion of collapsing level for not necessarily minimal Walgebras and I will illustrate some applications to the representation theory of affine algebras and, if time allows, to our conjectural classification of unitary representations for minimal Walgebras.
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08/04/22  Seminario  14:00  15:00  1201 Dal Passo  Vincenzo MORINELLI  Università di Roma "Tor Vergata" 
Algebra & Representation Theory Seminar (ARTS)
"About Lie theory in Algebraic Quantum Field Theory"
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The relation between the geometric and the algebraic structure in algebraic quantum field theory is an intriguing topic that has been studied through several mathematical areas. A fundamental concept in Algebraic Quantum Field Theory (AQFT) is the relation between the localization property and the geometry of models. In the recent work with K.H. Neeb, we rephrased and generalized some aspects of this relation by using the language of Lie theory.
We will start the talk introducing fundamental algebraic features of AQFT, in particular the HaagKastler axioms and the one particle formalism, and the presenting algebraic construction of the free field due to R.Brunetti, D. Guido and R. Longo. We will explain how this picture can be generalized. Firstly, how to determine some fundamental localization region, called wedge regions, at the Lie theory level and how a general Lie group can support a generalized AQFT. Then we show a classification of the simple Lie algebras supporting abstract wedges in relation with some special wedge configurations. The construction is possible for a large family of Lie groups and provides several new models in a generalized framework. Such a description of AQFT model generalization does not need a supporting manifold even if it is a desirable object. Time permitting, we will comment on recent developments about symmetric manifolds such models.
Based on V. Morinelli and K.H. Neeb, Covariant homogeneous nets of standard subspaces, Commun. in Math. Phys 386 (1), 305358 (2021).
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05/04/22  Seminario  16:00  17:00  1201 Dal Passo  Luca Battaglia  Università di Roma Tre  Blowup phenomena for a curvature problem in a disk
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We consider the problem of prescribing Gaussian and geodesic curvatures for a conformal metric on the unit disk, which is equivalent to a Liouvilletype PDE with nonlinear Neumann boundary conditions. We build a family of solutions which blow up on the boundary at a critical point of a functional which is a combination of the curvatures we are prescribing. The talk is based on joint works with M. Medina and A. Pistoia.
NB:This talk is part of the activity of the MIUR Excellence Department Project MATH@TOV CUP E83C18000100006

05/04/22  Seminario  14:30  15:30  1201 Dal Passo  Luca Tasin  Universita' di Milano  Geometry Seminar
SasakiEinstein metrics on spheres.
I will report on a joint work with Yuchen Liu and Taro Sano in which we construct infinitely many families of SasakiEinstein metrics on odddimensional spheres that bound parallelizable manifolds, proving in this way conjectures of BoyerGalickiKollar and CollinsSzekelyhidi. The construction is based on showing the Kstability of certain Fano weighted orbifold hypersurfaces. 
01/04/22  Seminario  15:30  16:30  1200 Biblioteca Storica  Alessia Caponera  EPFL  Nonparametric Estimation of Covariance and Autocovariance Operators on the Sphere
We propose nonparametric estimators for the secondorder central moments of spherical random fields within a functional data context. We consider a measurement framework where each field among an identically distributed collection of spherical random fields is sampled at a few random directions, possibly subject to measurement error. The collection of fields could be i.i.d. or serially dependent. Though similar setups have already been explored for random functions defined on the unit interval, the nonparametric estimators proposed in the literature often rely on local polynomials, which do not readily extend to the (product) spherical setting. We therefore formulate our estimation procedure as a variational problem involving a generalized Tikhonov regularization term. The latter favours smooth covariance/autocovariance functions, where the smoothness is specified by means of suitable Sobolevlike pseudodifferential operators. Using the machinery of reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces, we establish representer theorems that fully characterize the form of our estimators. We determine their uniform rates of convergence as the number of fields diverges, both for the dense (increasing number of spatial samples) and sparse (bounded number of spatial samples) regimes. We moreover validate and demonstrate the practical feasibility of our estimation procedure in a simulation setting.
Based on a joint work with Julien Fageot, Matthieu Simeoni and Victor M. Panaretos.
This talk is part of the activity of the MIUR Excellence Department Project CUP E83C18000100006. 
29/03/22  Seminario  16:00  17:00  1201 Dal Passo  Daniele Cassani  Università degli Studi dell'Insubria  Some limiting cases in nonlocal Schroedinger equations
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We will present recent results for a class of Choquard type equations in the limiting Sobolev dimension in which one has the Riesz logarithmic kernel in the nonlocal part and the nonlinearity exhibits the highest possible growth, which is of exponential type. The competition between the logarithmic kernel and the exponential nonlinearity demands for new tools. A proper function space setting is provided by a new weighted version of the PohozaevTrudinger inequality which enables us to prove the existence of variational, in particular finite energy solutions. Equivalence issues with connected higher order fractional ScroedingerPoisson systems will be also discussed, as well as related open problems.
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25/03/22  Seminario  14:30  15:30  1201 Dal Passo  Andrea SANTI  UiT The Arctic University of Norway Università di Roma "Tor Vergata" 
Algebra & Representation Theory Seminar (ARTS)
"G(3) supergeometry and a supersymmetric extension of the HilbertCartan equation"
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I will report on the realization of the simple Lie superalgebra G(3) as symmetry superalgebra of various geometric structures  most importantly superversions of the HilbertCartan equation and Cartan's involutive system that exhibit G(2) symmetry  and compute, via Spencer cohomology groups, the TanakaWeisfeiler prolongation of the negatively graded Lie superalgebras associated with two particular choices of parabolics. I will then discuss nonholonomic superdistributions with growth vector (24 , 12 , 20) obtained as superdeformations of rank 2 distributions in a 5dimensional space, and show that the second Spencer cohomology group gives a binary quadric, thereby providing a "squareroot" of Cartan's classical binary quartic invariant for (2,3,5)distributions.
This is a joint work with B. Kruglikov and D. The.
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