A rigorous result on many-body localization

Non-equilibrium Dynamics and Random Matrices
Topic:A rigorous result on many-body localization
Speaker:John Imbrie
Affiliation:University of Virginia; Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Thursday, March 13
Time/Room:2:00pm - 3:00pm/S-101
Video Link:https://video.ias.edu/nedrm/2014/0313-JohnImbrie

I will discuss a proof of many-body localization for a one-dimensional spin chain with random local interactions. The proof depends on a physically reasonable assumption that limits the amount of level attraction in the system. This is joint work with Tom Spencer.