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Seminar by Bogdan Stefanski

Title: Integrability and the Conformal Field Theory of the Higgs branch
Speaker: Bogdan Stefanski, City University, London
Date: Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time: 01:30pm – 02:30pm
Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center

 

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Abstract: I will review how integrability can be used to understand the spectral problem (including massless modes) of Type IIB string theory on AdS3 x S3 x T4 with R-R flux. I will then show how integrability emerges in the dual CFT2. This provides arguably the first non-BPS test of the planar AdS3/CFT2 correspondence in the literature and gives strong evidence in identifying particular points in the moduli space of the dual theories.