Title: Analyticity properties of 2d Ising Field Theories

Abstract: In this talk, I will discuss the analyticity properties of 2d Ising field theories (IFTs). I will start with a short introduction to 2d Ising field theory, which is the continuous limit of the 2d Ising model on square lattice. Then the different spectrum scenarios for high-T and low-T domains will be introduced. Generally speaking, an IFT which sits not at the critical temperature and has a non-vanishing external field is neither solvable nor integrable. However, it's possible to look into the analytical properties of various quantities in the theory space, then further non-perturbative information can be extracted. I will focus on the analyticity properties for mass of the first excitation, and discuss its critical behaviours and dispersion relation in both ordered and disordered phase. Finally, if time allowed, I will switch the topic and discuss the analyticity properties of the analytical structure of S-matrices, and show various related interesting phenomenons together with unsolved questions.

References:

[1], Ising field theory in a magnetic field: Analytic properties of the free energy, P. Fonseca and A. Zamolodchikov, hep-th/0112167 [hep-th].

[2], Ising Spectroscopy II: Particles and poles at T > Tc, A. Zamolodchikov, 1310.4821 [hep-th].

[3], 2D Ising Field Theory in a magnetic field: the Yang-Lee singularity, H. Xu and A. Zamolodchikov, 2203.11262 [hep-th].

[4], On the S-matrix of Ising field theory in two dimensions, B. Gabai and X. Yin, 1905.00710 [hep-th]

[5], Ising Field Theory in a Magnetic Field: Extended analyticity properties of M1, H. Xu, in preparation.

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