3d Abelian dualities with boundaries

  • Kyle AitkenEmail author
  • Andrew Baumgartner
  • Andreas Karch
  • Brandon Robinson
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Regular Article - Theoretical Physics


We establish the action of three-dimensional bosonization and particle-vortex duality in the presence of a boundary, which supports a non-anomalous two-dimensional theory. We confirm our prescription using a microscopic realization of the duality in terms of a Euclidean lattice.


Chern-Simons Theories Duality in Gauge Field Theories Field Theories in Lower Dimensions Anomalies in Field and String Theories 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyle Aitken
    • 1
    Email author
  • Andrew Baumgartner
    • 1
  • Andreas Karch
    • 1
  • Brandon Robinson
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of WashingtonSeattleU.S.A.
  2. 2.School of Physics and Astronomy and STAG Research CentreUniversity of SouthamptonHighfieldU.K.

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