Peter R. Merkx



E-mail: pmerkx@math.ucdavis.edu

Lecturer
Department of Mathematics
University of California, Davis
Office: MSB 1105
Office hours (Winter 2020):
MWF 4:15-5:15pm in Academic Surge 2142 (Math 12)
MWF 5:30-6:30pm, Th 3-5pm in MSB 1105 (Math 21D)

Current Teaching (Winter 2020):
Math 12: Precalculus Syllabus

Math 21D: Vector Analysis Syllabus

Research Interests:
Algebraic geometry, mathematical physics.

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Publications:
4. Pairing 6D SCFTs, (2019) arXiv:1903.00079 [hep-th].
3. Classifying global symmetries of 6D SCFTs, J. High Energy Phys. 03 (2018) 163. arXiv:1711.05155 [hep-th]. Published version.
2. Global symmetries of six dimensional superconformal field theories, University of California, Santa Barbara Doctoral Thesis, September, 2017. Abridged version.
1. (with M. Bertolini and D. R. Morrison), On the global symmetries of 6D superconformal field theories, J. High Energy Phys. 07 (2016) 005, arXiv:1510.08056 [hep-th].

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A picture (of the M22 graph):

A moving picture: 2D 'X-ray' from various perscpectives of a very symmetric rigid 8D point arrangement.