course dates credits
Conformal Field Theories Jan 13 - Feb 6 3
teachers schedule term
Loriano Bonora 11:30 - 12:45 2

Program:

  • Critical phenomena in 2 dimensions
  • Conformal invariance in 2 dimensions
  • CFT: E-M tensor, Virasoro algebra, primary fields
  • Virasoro algebra representations
  • Minimal models, conformal blocks and correlators
  • N=1 superconformal models
  • N=2 superconformal models, chiral rings

  • Conformal field theories in D dimensions
  • Conformal algebra in D dimension and SO(D+1,1)
  • RG and conformal invariance
  • Simple conformal invariant models
  • Radial quantization
  • Conformal correlators and the null-cone method
  • OPE and bootstrap
  • Conformal invariance and trace anomalies

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