Taming the conformal zoo

Gregory Moore, Nathan Seiberg

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All known rational conformal field theories may be obtained from (2+1) dimensional Chern-Simons gauge theories by appropriate choice of gauge group. We conjecture that all rational field theories are classified by groups via (2+1)-dimensional Chern-Simons gauge theories.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)422-430
Number of pages9
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number3
StatePublished - Apr 6 1989
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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