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Towards bootstrapping QED(3)

Author(s): Chester, Shai M; Pufu, Silviu S

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Abstract: We initiate the conformal bootstrap study of Quantum Electrodynamics in 2 + 1 space-time dimensions (QED(3)) with N flavors of charged fermions by focusing on the 4-point function of four monopole operators with the lowest unit of topological charge. We obtain upper bounds on the scaling dimension of the doubly-charged monopole operator, with and without assuming other gaps in the operator spectrum. Intriguingly, we find a (gap-dependent) kink in these bounds that comes reasonably close to the large N extrapolation of the scaling dimensions of the singly-charged and doubly-charged monopole operators down to N = 4 and N = 6.
Publication Date: Aug-2016
Electronic Publication Date: 2-Aug-2016
Citation: Chester, Shai M, Pufu, Silviu S. (2016). Towards bootstrapping QED(3). JOURNAL OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS, 10.1007/JHEP08(2016)019
DOI: doi:10.1007/JHEP08(2016)019
ISSN: 1029-8479
Type of Material: Journal Article
Version: Final published version. This is an open access article.

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