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Michael Williams
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Can we get complete non-perturbative information of the interacting system by computing perturbation to all orders?

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Do topological superconductors exhibit symmetry-enriched topological order?

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Topological order vs. Symmetry breaking: what does (non-)local order parameter mean?

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Is it possible for a lightning strike to hit the ground if there are high rise buildings nearby?

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Third-order phase transition in Landau theory

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Conformal vs. scale invariance of ${\cal N} = 4$ Supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory

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How does the notion of topological order relate to the Landau-Ginzburg theory of phase transitions?

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Is the Fock space, defined in the context of the quantum field theory, really a quantum mechanical Hilbert space?

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What are the necessary conditions for a CFT to have a holographic dual? [duplicate]

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Minkowski as a Quotient Space

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Examples of quantum systems modelled with Type II von Neumann algebras

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Is the AdS Hamiltonian the same as the CFT Hamiltonian?

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Dirac Brackets in General Relativity

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Regarding R-symmetry in SUSY algebra