Mid Term Review

The interplay between discrete holomorphicity and integrability in the Z_N model

Imam Alam
Speaker: Mr Imam Alam (PhD Student, Theoretical Physics)


In recent years, fascinating connections have been observed between

two-dimensional solvable statistical models at criticality and the theory

of discrete complex analysis. In this talk, we explore their consequences

in the models with achiral Z_N symmetry for general N. We show that the

analogue of conformal symmetry in the discrete setting is a powerful tool

to analyze the integrability of the lattice model.


Date & time

Thu 28 Jun 2012, 2–3pm


LeCouteur Seminar room, level 3, 3.17


Staff, students and public welcome