Abstract

Critical states of matter are a class of highly entangled quantum matter with various interesting properties and form important bases for emergence of a variety of novel quantum phases. Such states pose serious challenges for the community due to their strongly interacting nature. In this talk, I will discuss our recent progress on tackling critical quantum matter using the method of conformal bootstrap. I will start with introducing several representative examples of critical quantum matter, including the familiar deconfined quantum phase transition, U(1) Dirac spin liquid phase, and the newly proposed Stiefel liquid phase. Next I will focus on the SU(N) deconfined phase transition (i.e. scalar QED), and demonstrate that they can be solved by conformal bootstrap, namely we have obtained their bootstrap kinks and islands.

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Talk Number 21100015
Speaker Profile Yin-Chen He
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Perimeter Institute Recorded Seminar Archive