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Title: Particle-vortex duality from 3D bosonization

We show how particle-vortex duality in d = 2+1 dimensions arises as part of an intricate web of relationships between different field theories. The starting point is “bosonization,” a conjectured duality that uses flux attachment to transmute the statistics of relativistic particles. From this seed, we derive many old and new dualities. Finally, these include particle-vortex duality for bosons as well as the recently discovered counterpart for fermions.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
  2. Univ. of Cambridge, Cambridge (United Kingdom); Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stanford, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0011637
Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review. X
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2160-3308
Publisher:
American Physical Society
Research Org:
Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; condensed matter physics; string theory; strongly correlated materials
OSTI Identifier:
1328536
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1360117