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DESCRIPTION:Speaker: Chris Elliott\nhosted by Tamas Hausel\nAbstract: The i
dea of topologically twisting a supersymmetric field theory was introduced
in the physics literature in order to generate interesting new examples o
f topological field theories. The idea is very general\, but systematicall
y realising the examples it produces using mathematical models for topolog
ical quantum field theory (such as the functorial axioms of Atiyah-Segal o
r the theory of E_n -algebras) is not always possible. In this talk Ill ex
plain what it means to twist a supersymmetric field theory in the factoriz
ation algebra framework developed by Costello and Gwilliam\, and address t
he question of just how topological these topologically twisted theories r
eally are. This is based on joint work with Pavel Safronov.
LOCATION:Big Seminar room Ground floor / Office Bldg West (I21.EG.101)\, IS
T Austria
ORGANIZER:jdeanton@ist.ac.at
SUMMARY:Topological twists of supersymmetric factorization algebras
URL:https://talks-calendar.app.ist.ac.at/events/1205
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