What is an elliptic object?

This entry records the article

- Stephan Stolz, Peter Teichner,
*What is an elliptic object?*in*Topology, geometry and quantum field theory*, London Math. Soc. LNS 308, Cambridge Univ. Press (2004), 247-343. (pdf)

on geometric models for elliptic cohomology with speculations about the formalization of 2-dimensional CFT as an extended (2-functorial) FQFT.

In more recent developments the authors exchanged, for technical convenience, the conformal structure in favor of flat Riemannian structure in

- Stefan Stolz, Peter Teichner,
*Supersymmetric field theories and generalized cohomology*, in Hisham Sati, Urs Schreiber,*Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Field and Perturbative String Theory, Symposia in Pure Mathematics (2011) (arXiv:1108.0189)*

Revised on August 26, 2011 15:43:56
by Urs Schreiber
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