# Field Theories for type-II fractons

@article{Fontana2022FieldTF, title={Field Theories for type-II fractons}, author={Weslei B. Fontana and Pedro R S Gomes and Claudio Chamon}, journal={SciPost Physics}, year={2022} }

We derive an effective field theory for a type-II fracton
starting from the Haah code on the lattice. The effective
topological theory is not given exclusively in terms of an action;
it must be supplemented with a condition that selects physical
states. Without the constraint, the action only describes a type-I
fracton. The constraint emerges from a condition that cube operators
multiply to the identity, and it cannot be consistently implemented
in the continuum theory at the operator…

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