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A duality web in 2+1 dimensions

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Date and time Nov 09, 2016
from 12:10 PM to 01:00 PM
Location 60 St. George Street, MP 606
Host Yong Baek Kim

Chong Wang

Harvard University

I will discuss a web of field theory dualities in 2+1 dimensions that generalize the familiar particle/vortex duality. Some of these dualities relate theories of fermions to theories of bosons. Others relate different theories of fermions. Assuming some of these dualities, other dualities can be derived. I will mention several interesting applications of these dualities to condensed matter physics if time permits.


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