Research Interests

Nathan Seiberg's research focuses on various aspects of string theory, quantum field theory and particle physics. His work has shed light on the world-sheet description of string theory as a two-dimensional conformal field theory and its space-time manifestations. Seiberg has contributed to the understanding of the dynamics of quantum field theories, especially supersymmetric quantum field theories. His exact solutions of such theories have uncovered many new and unexpected insights, including the fundamental role of electric-magnetic duality in these theories. These exact solutions have also led to many applications in physics and in mathematics. He has also clarified how supersymmetry can be dynamically broken, and has explored the phenomenological consequences of supersymmetry breaking. These consequences will be tested at the Large Hadron Collider.

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Section 13: Physics