AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Sunday, October 21, 2007 00:26:11
2007 Fall Western Section Meeting
Albuquerque, NM, October 1314, 2007 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1032
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Topics in Mathematical Physics

Saturday October 13, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematical Physics, I
Room 229, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Rafal Komendarczyk, University of Pennsylvania rako@math.upenn.edu
Robert Michal Owczarek, Los Alamos National Laboratory rmo@lanl.gov

8:00 a.m.
Optical field interaction with multilevel atoms embedded in negative refractive index material.
I. Gabitov*, University of Arizona
R. Indik, University of Arizona
B. Kennedy, University of Arizona
(103278209) 
9:00 a.m.
Modeling ultraviolet light propagation in air.
Alejandro Aceves*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Alexey Sukhinin, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, U. of New Mexico
JeanClaude Diels, Department of Physics and Astronomy, U. of New Mexico
(103278121) 
10:00 a.m.
Rethinking the KP Hierarchy: Rank One Operators and Rank Six Quadrics.
Alex Kasman*, Department of Mathematics / College of Charleston
(10325809) 
10:30 a.m.
Temperature in Laser Inducted Plasma Experiments.
Hanna E Makaruk*, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
(10327860)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematical Physics, II
Room 229, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Rafal Komendarczyk, University of Pennsylvania rako@math.upenn.edu
Robert Michal Owczarek, Los Alamos National Laboratory rmo@lanl.gov

3:00 p.m.
Recent unique continuation results for evolution equations.
Gerard Misiolek*, University of Notre Dame
(103235140) 
4:00 p.m.
Grand Unification: MassEnergy and SpaceTime in Einstein's Special Thoery of Relativity.
Garret Eugene Sobczyk*, Universidad de Las Americas Puebla
Tolga Yarman, Okan University
(103283119) 
5:00 p.m.
On convergence of a series solution of peristaltic movement.
Robert Michal Owczarek*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(103276146) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematical Physics, III
Room 229, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Rafal Komendarczyk, University of Pennsylvania rako@math.upenn.edu
Robert Michal Owczarek, Los Alamos National Laboratory rmo@lanl.gov

8:00 a.m.
Unitary Representations of the Artin Braid Group and Quantum Computing.
Louis H. Kauffman*, UIC
(10325767) 
9:00 a.m.
Anyons, Braids, and Tangles.
Gerald A. Goldin*, Rutgers University
(103281147) 
10:00 a.m.
Helicity, a vector field invariant in threespace.
Jason Parsley*, Wake Forest University
(103253200) 
10:30 a.m.
Glueballs and tight knots: theory and computation.
Ted Ashton, University of Georgia
Jason Cantarella*, University of Georgia
Thomas Kephart, Vanderbilt University
Eric Rawdon, St. Thomas University
(103253186)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematical Physics, IV
Room 229, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Rafal Komendarczyk, University of Pennsylvania rako@math.upenn.edu
Robert Michal Owczarek, Los Alamos National Laboratory rmo@lanl.gov

3:00 p.m.
Hochschild homology of Frobenius algebras via link diagrams; Khovanov homology.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(10325746) 
4:00 p.m.
Algebra structure in Kauffman Bracket Skein Module of twisted Ibundles.
Milena Dorota Pabiniak*, George Washington University
Jozef H Przytycki, George Washington University
(103257152) 
4:30 p.m.
Torsion in Chromatic Graph Cohomology.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, The George Washington University
Milena Pabiniak, The George Washington University
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University
(103257150) 
5:00 p.m.
The Milnor's $\mu_{123}$ invariant for the asymptotic Schwartzman's cycle.
R. Komendarczyk*, University of Pennsylvania
(103276114) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.