# 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

arXiv

## Last Updated:

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

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## 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.

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