# Alice Brolin: Möbius energy of knots

**Time: **
Fri 2023-03-17 13.15 - 14.00

**Location: **
Albano hus 1, Cramér room

**Participating: **
Alice Brolin (SU)

**Abstract.**

The main problem of knot theory is to tell the knot type of a given knot and especially if a given knot is equivalent to a circle. One idea inspired by physics is to define a knot energy which increases with the "complexity" of the knot. I will talk about one such energy called the möbius energy as well as its corresponding heat equation.