Critical 2d Models on the Annulus

MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
Topic:Critical 2d Models on the Annulus
Speaker:John Cardy
Affiliation:Oxford University and Member, School of Mathematics
Date:Wednesday, November 1
Time/Room:2:30pm - 3:30pm/S-101

I conjecture a form for the scaling limit of the partition function of the critical O(n) and Potts models on the annulus, using Coulomb gas methods. This has several subtleties whose elucidation sheds light on the nature of the Coulomb gas mapping.