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Associative algebras and conformal field theories

Presented by: 
Hubert Saleur University of Southern California
Date: 
Tuesday 13th June 2017 - 11:30 to 12:30
Venue: 
INI Seminar Room 1
Abstract: 
I will review in this talk the relationships physicists observe/conjecture  between the associative algebras
(such as Temperley-Lieb) that appear in lattice models, and the  conformal field theories (CFT)  that  describe
their  continuum limits. I will then discuss in more detail a possible way to perform "fusion" for affine Temperley-Lieb
modules, and what this may have to do with Operator Product Expansion (OPE) in CFT. 
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons