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Low-Dimensional Applications of Quantum Field Theory

  • Laurent Baulieu
  • Vladimir Kazakov
  • Marco Picco
  • Paul Windey

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 361)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Orlando Alvarez
    Pages 1-18
  3. François David
    Pages 73-85
  4. P. Di Francesco, O. Golinelli, E. Guitter
    Pages 87-120
  5. G. Delfino, G. Mussardo
    Pages 227-236
  6. I. Krichever, O. Lipan, P. Wiegmann, A. Zabrodin
    Pages 279-317
  7. A. Zamolodchikov, Al. Zamolodchikov
    Pages 319-334
  8. A. Zamolodchikov
    Pages 335-364
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 365-373

About this book

Introduction

The Cargese Summer School "Low Dimensional Applications of Quantum Field Theory" was held in July 1995. The School was dedicated to the memory of Claude Itzykson. This session focused on the recent progress in quantum field theory in two dimen­ sions with a particular emphasis on integrable models and applications of quantum field theory to condensed matter physics. A large fraction of the school was also devoted to a detailed review of the exciting developments in four dimensional super­ symmetric Yang-Mills theory. The diversity of the topics presented constitute, in our opinion, one of the most attractive features of these proceedings. Some contributions constitute a very thor­ ough introduction to their subject matter and should be helpful to advanced students in the field while others present entirely new research, not previously published, and should be of considerable interest to the specialist. There were in depth introductory lectures on the application of conformal field theory techniques to disordered systems, on the quantum Hall effect, on quantum in­ tegrable systems, on the thermodynamic Bethe Ansatz and on the new developments in supersymmetric gauges theories. The computation of the three point function of the Liouville model using conformal bootstrap methods was presented in detail.

Keywords

Quantum Hall effect algebra conformal field theory quantum field theory string theory

Editors and affiliations

  • Laurent Baulieu
    • 1
  • Vladimir Kazakov
    • 2
  • Marco Picco
    • 1
  • Paul Windey
    • 3
  1. 1.CNRS and Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI)ParisFrance
  2. 2.Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI) and École Normale SuperieureParisFrance
  3. 3.Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI)ParisFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-1919-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-1921-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-1919-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0258-1221
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