11-22 August 2014
CERN
Europe/Zurich timezone

The Physics of Sphere Partition Functions and M2-brane Surface Operators

11 Aug 2014, 10:30
1h
4/3-006 - TH Conference Room (CERN)

4/3-006 - TH Conference Room

CERN

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Speaker

Jaume Gomis (Perimeter Institute)

Description

We will characterize the physical content of the partition function of conformal and superconformal field theories on a sphere. These results will be used to give a complete microscopic gauge theory description of arbitrary M2-branes ending on M5-branes wrapped on a Riemann surface.

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