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"Subfactors and mathematical physics", David Evans, Yasuyuki Kawahigashi, 2023

Reviewed August 31, 2023

Citation: Evans, David, and Yasuyuki Kawahigashi. "Subfactors and mathematical physics." Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society (2023).

Web: https://arxiv.org/abs/2303.04459

Tags: Expository, Subfactors, Physical, Modular-tensor-categories, Conformal-field-theory

This paper gives a nice review of subfactors, with a specific focus towards the constructions which come from mathematical physics.

There is a lot of nice discussion about conformal field theory and modular tensor categories. Additionally, there is an always-welcome discussion of monstrous moonshine.