String Theory Seminar   RSS

02/03/2020, 15:00 — 16:00 — Room P3.10, Mathematics Building Instituto Superior Técnico
Simon Ross, Durham University

KdV Charges in 2D CFT

Two-dimensional CFTs have an infinite set of commuting conserved charges, known as the quantum KdV charges, built out of the stress tensor. We compute the thermal correlation functions of the these KdV charges on a circle. We show that these correlation functions are given by quasi-modular differential operators acting on the torus partition function.