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Quantum Fields and Strings

Quantum field theory is used to describe the interactions of elementary particles, the dynamics of many-body systems, and critical phenomena, all with exquisite accuracy. String theory is based on the idea that, at very short distances, all particles should be seen to be extended one-dimensional objects: “strings.” Together, “quantum fields and strings” has strong connections to condensed matter, quantum gravity, particle physics, and cosmology, and mathematics.

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New ‘Physics World’ article explains how It from Qubit was formed, and why this junction has the potential to unearth…
/January 13, 2017
New observable identified by Perimeter researchers provides alternate route to probe certain quantum gauge theories.
/November 14, 2016
Two Perimeter postdoctoral fellows will soon head to the United States and Germany to pursue research seeded in Waterloo.
/September 26, 2016
How physics is breaking down communication barriers between specialties, and hoping to make big discoveries along the way.
/September 1, 2016
Perimeter takes a look back at an illuminating year of science. 
/March 29, 2016
To mark the 100-year anniversary of the theory that re-wrote the rule book of physics, Perimeter presents an overview of…
/March 13, 2016
Perimeter collaborators propose a new way to compare vastly different theories: go through the corners.
/October 7, 2015
Perimeter researcher Michal P. Heller has created a shortcut to understand primordial matter in its most extreme state.
/April 22, 2015
Dr. Amanda Peet (University of Toronto) explains how string theorists are working to build upon the foundations of Newtonian and…
/April 21, 2015
Our universe may have emerged from a black hole in a higher-dimensional universe, propose a trio of Perimeter Institute researchers…
/April 17, 2015