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What to expect from logarithmic conformal field theory

Presented by: 
Simon Wood
Friday 16th June 2017 - 11:30 to 12:30
INI Seminar Room 1
Logarithmic conformal field theory is a generalisation of ordinary conformal field theory that allows for logarithmic singularities in correlation functions. This implies the existence of reducible yet indecomposable modules on which the action of the Virasoro L_0 operator is not diagonalisable. In this talk I will recall some of what is known about rational conformal field theory and contrast it with what has been achieved so far in logarithmic conformal field theory.
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University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons