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Seminar Details:

Title:Integrable E-models, 4d Chern-Simons theory and affine Gaudin models.
Location:UK
Speaker:Vicedo, Benoit
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Date:2021-02-25 15:15:00
Link:integrability-london.weebly.com

Seminar Description:

Two-dimensional integrable field theories are characterised by the existence of infinitely many integrals of motion. Recently, two unifying frameworks for describing such theories have emerged, based on four-dimensional Chern-Simons theory in the presence of surface defects and on Gaudin models associated with affine Kac-Moody algebras. I will explain how these formalisms can be used to construct infinite families of two-dimensional integrable field theories. The latter can all naturally be formulated as so-called E-models, a framework for describing Poisson-Lie T-duality in sigma-models. The talk will be based on the joint work [arXiv:2008.01829] with M. Benini and A. Schenkel and [2011.13809] with S. Lacroix.

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