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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

Pirsa: 12060005 - Looking for Quantum Gravity in the Space of Conformal Field Theories

Speaker(s):

Joao Penedones

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Abstract:

Conformal field theories have many applications ranging from continuous phase transitions in Statistical Mechanics to models of beyond the Standard Model physics in Particle Physics. In this talk, I will explain another remarkable application: some conformal field theories can be used to define and study Quantum Gravity. I will also try to give a brief summary of some of the main ideas being discussed at the conference "Back to the Bootstrap II".
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