Lectures on the Langlands program and conformal field theory

  title={Lectures on the Langlands program and conformal field theory},
  author={E. Frenkel},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  • E. Frenkel
  • Published 2005
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
These lecture notes give an overview of recent results in geometric Langlands correspondence which may yield applications to quantum field theory. We start with a motivated introduction to the Langlands Program, including its geometric reformulation, addressed primarily to physicists. I tried to make it as self-contained as possible, requiring very little mathematical background. Next, we describe the connections between the Langlands Program and two-dimensional conformal field theory that have… Expand
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