Date&Time | Tue Jul 20 2021 (17:00 - 18:00) |
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Speaker | Satoshi Yamaguchi |

Affiliation | Osaka University |

Title | Supersymmetric quantum field theory with exotic symmetry in 3+1 dimensions and fermionic fracton phases |

Abstract | Fracton phases show exotic properties, such as sub-extensive entropy, local particle-like excitation with restricted mobility, and so on. In order to find natural fermionic fracton phases, we explore supersymmetric quantum field theory with exotic symmetry. We use superfield formalism and write down the action of a supersymmetric version of one of the simplest models with exotic symmetry, the φtheory in 3+1 dimensions. It contains a large number of ground states due to the fermionic higher pole subsystem symmetry. Its residual entropy is proportional to the area instead of the volume. This theory has a self-duality similar to that of the φ theory. We also write down the action of a supersymmetric version of a tensor gauge theory, and discuss BPS fractons. |

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