The Conformal Block Structure of Perturbation Theory in Two Dimensions

  • Rainald Flume
Part of the Mathematical Physics Studies book series (MPST, volume 13)


We describe some field theoretical aspects of marginal and relevant interactions perturbing two-dimensional conformally invariant field theories. Repercussions of the critical (non-Gaussian) fixed point theory for the structure of the perturbation series and in particular deformations of braid group representations in the perturbed theory are investigated. Some speculations about the importance of those deformations for an adequate understanding of renormalisation group flows in various models are added.


Vertex Operator Conformal Block Braid Group Tensor Factor Order Perturbation Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rainald Flume
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  1. 1.Physikalisches InstitutBonn 1Germany

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