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Durham University

Centre for Particle Theory

Research Staff

Publication details for Patrick Dorey

Dorey, Patrick, Rim, Chaiho & Tateo, Roberto (2010). Exact g-function flow between conformal field theories. Nuclear Physics B 834(3): 485-501.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

Exact equations are proposed to describe g-function flows in integrable boundary quantum field theories which interpolate between different conformal field theories in their ultraviolet and infrared limits, extending previous work where purely massive flows were treated. The approach is illustrated with flows between the tricritical and critical Ising models, but the method is not restricted to these cases and should be of use in unravelling general patterns of integrable boundary flows between pairs of conformal field theories.