This week

Wednesday

An Etude on 3d N=2 Conformal Manifolds

Regular Seminar Nikolay Bobev ( KU Leuven)

at:
13:15 KCL
room S2.49
abstract:

I will describe the one-dimensional complex conformal manifold that controls the infrared dynamics of a three-dimensional N=2 supersymmetric theory of three chiral superfields with a cubic superpotential. Two special points on this conformal manifold are the XYZ model and three decoupled copies of the critical Wess-Zumino model. The conformal manifold enjoys a discrete duality group and can be thought of as an orbifold of CP^1. I will discuss how to compute the spectrum of low lying operators and their OPE coefficients as a function of the coordinate on the conformal manifold using the epsilon-expansion and the numerical conformal bootstrap.

Thursday

Genus-One String Amplitudes from Conformal Field Theory

Regular Seminar Luis Fernando Alday (Oxford)

at:
14:00 QMW
room G O Jones 610
abstract: