Resources and Notes
Some Expository Writing:
Introductory lectures on topological quantum field theory. A nice overview by Nils Carqueville and Ingo Runkel.
The cobordism hypothesis. Dan Freed's elegant overview.
Dualizability in Low-Dimensional Higher Category Theory. An explicit description of dualizability in low-dimensions by Chris Schommer-Pries.
Popular Introductions to Topological Phases:
- Strange phenomena in matter's flatland. Background for the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics.
- Topological Insulators. Kane and Moore provide an overview.
- Bordism: Old and New. Course notes from Dan Freed.