TH String Theory Seminar

Field theory defects through double scaling limits

by Diego Rodriguez-Gomez (Universidad de Oviedo)

4/3-006 - TH Conference Room (CERN)

4/3-006 - TH Conference Room


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Defect operators in field theory are very interesting for a number of reasons. Drawing inspiration from techniques which have been very recently applied to uncover interesting properties of sectors of operators with large charge under a global symmetry, we will study simple defects in the Wilson-Fisher fixed point near d=4,6 dimensions. Combining with localization, we will also introduce a double-scaling limit for certain Wilson loops in N=2 supersymmetric theories in 4d which allows to make exact statements at finite N.


This is an informal seminar and we do not plan to broadcast by zoom.