Dec 15 – 18, 2020
Online (Zoom)
Asia/Tokyo timezone

Introduction to higher form symmetries

Dec 15, 2020, 9:05 AM
1h 30m
Online (Zoom)

Online (Zoom)

The necessary information (links, IDs and passwords) will be sent to the participants by E-mail before the workshop starts.


Prof. Yoshimasa Hidaka (KEK)


I will review a basic notion of higher form symmetries, which are symmetries for extended objects such as vortices, and domain walls. As an application, we discuss spontaneous symmetry breaking of higher form symmetries, topological order, and symmetry-protected topological phases of matter.

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