## Date:

Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 4:00pm

## Location:

Jefferson 356

Title: Reconstructing chiral CFTs/VOAs from 2D TQFTs/MTCs

Abstract: Inspired by the bulk-edge relation of 2D topological phases of matter and Tannaka-Krein duality, we consider the reconstruction of chiral CFTs, mathematically vertex operator algebras (VOAs), from their representation categories---modular tensor categories (MTCs).