Equality of certain bulk wave functions and edge correlations in d=2 and 3

Event Dates: 

Thursday, September 22, 2016 (All day)

CTQM Seminar Type: 

  • Related Seminar Series

Speaker Name(s): 

R. Shankar

Speaker Affiliation(s): 

Yale University

Abstract, Event Details: 

In this work with Ashvin Vishwanath we show that there are some systems for which the non-relativistic electronic wave functions in the bulk equal the correlation functions of the relativistic Euclidean Majorana theory of the edge. The results are based on approximate Lorentz (and not conformal) invariance and not limited to d=2. We give examples in 1, 2 and 3 dimensions