nLab Levin-Wen model




The Levin-Wen model is a model (in theoretical physics) for certain phenomena in 2-dimensional solid state physics. It can be regarded as a 3d TQFT.


The original article is

Discussion of the Levin-Wen model as an extended 3d TQFT formulated using tensor categories:

See also:

  • Liang Chang, Meng Cheng, Shawn X. Cui, Yuting Hu, Wei Jin, Ramis Movassagh, Pieter Naaijkens, Zhenghan Wang, Amanda Young: On Enriching the Levin-Wen model with Symmetry, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 48 (2016) 12FT01 [arXiv:1412.6589]

  • Vincentas Mulevicius, Ingo Runkel, Thomas Voß. Internal Levin-Wen models (2023). (arXiv:2309.05755).

  • Kyle Kawagoe, Corey Jones, Sean Sanford, David Green, David Penneys. Levin-Wen is a gauge theory: entanglement from topology (2024). (arXiv:2401.13838).

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