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Bootstrapping Boundaries and Branes

  title={Bootstrapping Boundaries and Branes},
  author={Scott Collier and Dalimil Maz{\'a}{\vc} and Yifan Wang},
The study of conformal boundary conditions for two-dimensional conformal field theories (CFTs) has a long history, ranging from the description of impurities in one-dimensional quantum chains to the formulation of D-branes in string theory. Nevertheless, the landscape of conformal boundaries is largely unknown, including in rational CFTs, where the local operator data is completely determined. We initiate a systematic bootstrap study of conformal boundaries in 2d CFTs by investigating the… 

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