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A New Look At Knots and Quantum Mechanics

Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
PAA A-102
Two-dimensional conformal field theory is related to gauge theory in three dimensions in a way that is important in condensed matter physics and knot theory, and also has applications in string theory. In this talk, I will explain a new twist on this tale, involving a relationship to gauge theory in four dimensions.
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