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(28.05.) Generalizations of Generalized Global Symmetries and the Swampland

Tom Rudelius (IAS Princeton)

28.05.2020 at 16:15 

Standard lore holds that a consistent theory of quantum gravity cannot have exact global symmetries. In this talk, we will show how simple generalizations of this lore can be used to motivate a number of other well-supported "Swampland conjectures," thereby highlighting the importance of global symmetries for understanding universal features of quantum gravity.

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