Is the “particle number” of “electrons” well defined in Wen's string-net theory of elementary particles?
According to professor Wen's string-net theory(Colloquium: Photons and electrons as emergent phenomena, Levin and Wen, Rev. Mod. Phys. 77, 871(2005), see e.g. http://arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0407140), ...
I'm a graduate student studying QFT. I'm quite interested that is color confinement detected or proved? (both directly and indirectly) Or it is just an assumption?