Algebraic Geometry and Feynman Amplitudes

26 February 2010
16:30
Professor Pierre Cartier (IHES)
Abstract
We shall report on the use of algebraic geometry for the calculation of Feynman amplitudes (work of Bloch, Brown, Esnault and Kreimer). Or how to combine Grothendieck's motives with high energy physics in an unexpected way, radically distinct from string theory.