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quantum Teichmüller theory

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Idea

Quantum Teichnüller theory studies a deformation quantization of Teichmüller space.

According to a conjecture in (Verlinde 90) the corresponding Hilbert space may be identified with the space of conformal blocks of Liouville theory.

References

The conjectured relation to Liouville theory is due to

  • Herman Verlinde, Conformal field theory, two-dimensional quantum gravity and quantization of Teichmüller space. Nuclear Physics B 337.3 (1990): 652-680.

A review is in section 2 of

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