PIRSA:17060021

Topological field theories and gapped phases of matter

APA

Bhardwaj, L. (2017). Topological field theories and gapped phases of matter. Perimeter Institute. https://pirsa.org/17060021

MLA

Bhardwaj, Lakshya. Topological field theories and gapped phases of matter. Perimeter Institute, Jun. 01, 2017, https://pirsa.org/17060021

BibTex

          @misc{ pirsa_17060021,
            doi = {},
            url = {https://pirsa.org/17060021},
            author = {Bhardwaj, Lakshya},
            keywords = {Other},
            language = {en},
            title = {Topological field theories and gapped phases of matter},
            publisher = {Perimeter Institute},
            year = {2017},
            month = {jun},
            note = {PIRSA:17060021 see, \url{https://pirsa.org}}
          }
          

Abstract

I will introduce the idea that topological field theories describe the low-energy properties of gapped local quantum systems. This idea has proved fruitful in recent studies of gapped phases of matter.