Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

## Talks by Chong Wang

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## Stiefel liquids: possible non-Lagrangian quantum criticality from intertwined orders

Chong Wang
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

We propose a new type of critical quantum liquids, dubbed Stiefel liquids, based on 2+1 dimensional Wess-Zumino-Witten models on target space SO(N)/SO(4). We show that the well known deconfined quantum critical point and U(1) Dirac spin liquid are unified as two special examples of Stiefel liquids, with N = 5 and N = 6, respectively. Furthermore, we conjecture that Stiefel liquids with N > 6 are non-Lagrangian, in the sense that the theories do not (at least not easily) admit any weakly-coupled UV completion.

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Chong Wang
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

## PSI 2019/2020 - Condensed Matter (Wang) - Lecture 15

Chong Wang
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

## PSI 2019/2020 - Condensed Matter (Wang) - Lecture 14

Chong Wang
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

## PSI 2019/2020 - Condensed Matter (Wang) - Lecture 13

Chong Wang
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

## PSI 2019/2020 - Condensed Matter (Wang) - Lecture 12

Chong Wang
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

## PSI 2019/2020 - Condensed Matter (Wang) - Lecture 11

Chong Wang
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

## PSI 2019/2020 - Condensed Matter (Wang) - Lecture 10

Chong Wang
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

## PSI 2019/2020 - Condensed Matter (Wang) - Lecture 9

Chong Wang
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

## PSI 2019/2020 - Condensed Matter (Wang) - Lecture 8

Chong Wang
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics