Notices of the International Consortium of Chinese Mathematicians

Volume 9 (2021)

Number 1

Roman Jackiw and Chern–Simons theories

Pages: 47 – 56



Robert D. Pisarski (Department of Physics, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, U.S.A.)


I recount my personal experience interacting with Roman Jackiw in the 1980’s, when we both worked on Chern–Simons theories in three dimensions.

This research was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-SC0012704 and the Office of Science National Quantum Information Science Research Centers under the award for the “Co-design Center for Quantum Advantage”.

Published 18 October 2021