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Matrix models at large charge

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We show that the large-charge formalism can be successfully applied to models that go beyond the vector models discussed so far in the literature. We study the explicit example of a conformal SU(3) matrix model in 2+1 space-time dimensions at fixed charge and calculate the anomalous dimension and fusion coefficients at leading order in the U(1) charge.


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Loukas, O., Orlando, D. & Reffert, S. Matrix models at large charge. J. High Energ. Phys. 2017, 85 (2017).

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