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Fractons and Chern-Simons Theory
Speaker: John McGreevy (University of California San Diego)
Abstract: After discussing some reasons that fractons are interesting, I will talk about a version of dimensional deconstruction that produces 3+1d fracton phases. This construction provides examples beyond those known from solvable lattice models, and a possible route to realize them in experiments.
Based on 2010.08917 with Xiuqi Ma, Wilbur Shirley, Meng Cheng, Michael Levin and Xie Chen.