Math @ Duke

Benoit Charbonneau, Visiting Assistant Professor
Please note: Benoit has left the Mathematics department at Duke University; some info here might not be up to date.  Contact Info:
 Education:
PhD  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  2004 
MSc  Université du Québec à Montréal  1999 
BSc  Université du Québec à Montréal  1998 
 Specialties:

Geometry
 Research Interests: Gauge theory, more specifically Nahm transforms, YangMills instantons, and their dimensional reductions, and moduli spaces of vector bundles
Please click here for statement of research accomplishments and plans.
 Areas of Interest:
Differential geometry Algebraic geometry Gauge theory
 Keywords:
Gauge theory • Nahm transform • Periodic YangMills instantons • Gravitational instantons • Calorons • Monopoles • Moduli spaces of vector bundles
 Recent Publications
(More Publications)
 Benoit Charbonneau, Patrick Charbonneau, Gilles Tarjus, Geometrical frustration and static correlations in a simple glass former,
Phys. Rev. L
(Accepted, December, 2011) [1108.2492] [abs]
 Benoit Charbonneau and Mark Stern, Asymptotic Hodge Theory of Vector Bundles
(Submitted, 2011) [1111.0591]
 Benoit Charbonneau and Jacques Hurtubise, The Nahm transform for calorons,
in The many facets of geometry: a tribute to Nigel Hitchin, edited by JeanPierre Bourguignon, Oscar GarciaPrada and Simon Salamon
(July, 2010), Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780199534920 [2412] [abs]
 Benoit Charbonneau and Jacques Hurtubise, Singular HermitianEinstein monopoles on the product of a circle and a Riemann surface,
International Mathematics Research Notices
(April, 2010) [doi]
 Benoit Charbonneau, Yuriy Svyrydov, and P.F. Tupper, Convergence in the Prokhorov Metric of Weak Methods for Stochastic Differential Equations,
IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis, vol. 30 no. 2
(2010),
pp. 579594 [drn067], [doi] [abs]
 Recent Grant Support
 Geometry of vector bundles and moduli spaces of instantons, National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grant, 2011/042016/04.
 Conferences Organized
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