The Search for the Exotic : Subfactors and Conformal Field Theory
David Evans (Cardiff University)
Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 14:30 – 15:30, Math -101
I will discuss the programme to understand conformal field theory via subfactors and twisted equivariant K-theory. This has also resulted in a better understanding of the double of the Haagerup subfactor, which was previously thought to be exotic and un-related to known models.