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3d mirror symmetry and quantum K-theory

IPMU Postdoc Colloquium Series

Speaker:Zijun Zhou (Kavli IPMU)
Title:3d mirror symmetry and quantum K-theory (Postdoc Colloquium)
Date (JST):Fri, Sep 17, 2021, 11:30 – 12:00
Place:Zoom
Abstract:3d mirror symmetry is the physical phenomenon that certain pairs of 3d N=4 SUSY gauge theories are equivalent to each other, where interesting moduli spaces of vacua, called Higgs branches and Coulomb branches, are exchanged under duality. Higgs and Coulomb branches motivates interesting mathematical objects – holomorphic symplectic quotients and quantized Coulomb branch algebras. A K-theoretic enumerative invariant, called vertex function, can be defined from both Higgs and Coulomb branches, and is expected to behave well under 3d mirror symmetry. In this talk, I will discuss this duality and related conjectures from the aspect of vertex functions, and some associated geometric invariants, such as q-difference equations and quantum K-rings.
Contact:https://ipmu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VTTp-bOdQY6GHCMDQrFVIg
Remarks:IPMU Postdoc Colloquium Series
Registration necessary from here: https://ipmu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VTTp-bOdQY6GHCMDQrFVIg

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Sep 17 2021
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Japan Standard Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 16 2021
  • Time: 10:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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