Field theory dualities in 2+1 dimensions

Lead Research Organisation: Swansea University
Department Name: College of Science


Quantum field theories in 2+1 dimensions exhibit rich phenomena which
have consequences for several physical systems, including domain wall
dynamics of 4d Yang-Mills theories,the Quantum Hall Effect and High-T
superconductivity, to name a few. The aim of this project is to make
precise recently proposed dualities between fermionic particles and
vortices in Abelian Chern-Simons matter theories using previously
developed methods for bosonizing fermions in 2+1 dimensions. Various
aspects of the dualities will be tested by computing correlation
functions in pairs of dual theories which lie within the duality web
implied by particle-vortex duality in 2+1 dimensions.


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Kumar S (2018) Roton-phonon excitations in Chern-Simons matter theory at finite density in Journal of High Energy Physics

Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
ST/N504464/1 01/10/2015 31/03/2021
1815531 Studentship ST/N504464/1 01/10/2016 31/03/2020 Stanislav Petev Stratiev
Description PhD Student Conference in Brussels 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact Presented a talk on a paper that we published highlighting the important results.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018