Cocycles, Lyapunov exponents, localization

Members' Seminar
Topic:Cocycles, Lyapunov exponents, localization
Speaker:Wilhelm Schlag
Affiliation:University of Chicago; Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics
Date:Monday, February 12
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/Simonyi Hall 101
Video Link:https://video.ias.edu/membsem/2018/0212-WilhelmSchlag

This talk will be an introduction to the methods used in the study of spectral properties of Schroedinger operators with a potential defined via the action of an ergodic transformation. Open problems relating to Lyapunov exponents over a skew shift base will be discussed.