Fractional Quantum Hall Effect (Part 3)

This talk mainly showed how the Chern-Simons theory discussed in the previous two talks is connected to the physical fractional quantum Hall effect. The key features of this discussion were the distinction between which quantities are external and internal.

With the permission of the presenter, the notes for this journal club meeting can be found in the PDF file here. There is also a type of version of the notes; the PDF for that document can be found here. If you notice any typos or scientific inaccuracies in the notes, I would be grateful if you could bring them to my attention by sending me an email.