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A systematic approach to holographic anyonization or: How I learned to stop worrying and love fractional spin
  OKC/Nordita High-Energy Physics Theory seminar

Monday 26 September 2016
from 13:15 to 14:15
at 132:028
Speaker : Tobias Zingg (Nordita)
Abstract : Anyons are a special type of particle in 2+1 dimensions that can have fractional spin quantum number and have garnered substantial interest theoretically as well as experimentally. They however have a highly non-trivial configuration space of multiparticle states, compared to bosons or fermions, which often impedes a direct approach via quantum statistics, even in the most simple cases. Holography provides a way to evade some of these issues. Within this framework, I will formulate a general method to obtain an effective physical description of strongly correlated anyonic systems via an alternative quantization of asymptotic electromagnetic degrees of freedom in a gravitational dual, and demonstrate how this prescription can be employed to compute the equation of state and various transport coefficients.

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