Modular categories as representations of the 3-dimensional bordism 2-category

Author: 

Bartlett, B
Douglas, C
Schommer-Pries, C
Vicary, J

Publication Date: 

22 September 2015

Journal: 

arXiv

Last Updated: 

2020-06-19T05:55:18.883+01:00

page: 

1-71

abstract: 

We show that once-extended anomalous 3-dimensional topological quantum field theories valued in the 2-category of k-linear categories are in canonical bijection with modular tensor categories equipped with a square root of the global dimension in each factor.

Symplectic id: 

821738

Submitted to ORA: 

Submitted

Publication Type: 

Journal Article