## Conformal Field Theory

### Some References

- P di Francesco, P Mathieu and D Senechal,
* Conformal Field
Theory,* (Springer, 1997) - the `big yellow book', which contains
probably everything in these lectures, and a lot more.
- J Cardy,
Boundary Conformal Field Theory, a brief review of CFT followed
by the basic ideas of boundary CFT - an article for
*Encyclopedia of Mathematical
Physics.*
pdf
- C Itzykson and J M Drouffe,
* Statistical Field Theory,*
vols. 1-2 Cambridge 1988)
- M Henkel,
* Conformal Invariance and Critical Phenomena*
(Springer, 1999) - more from the point of view of critical behaviour
- C Itzykson, H Saleur and J-B Zuber,
* Conformal Invariance and
Applications to Statistical Mechanics,* (World Scientific, 1988) -
early reprint collection
- P Ginsparg and J Cardy in
*Fields, Strings and Critical Phenomena
,*, Les Houches Lectures 1988 (N Holland, 1990). J Cardy's
contribution (without figures) can be found
here, P Ginsparg's here.
- J Cardy,
* Scaling and Renormalization in Statistical Physics,
*, Chap. 11, which can be found
here.
- les Houches lectures 2008: relevant lectures by
John Cardy,
Ian Affleck, and
Wendelin Werner.
- G Mussardo,
* Off-Critical Statistical Mechanical Models:
Factorised Scattering Theories and Bootstrap Programme,*
Physics Reports, ** 218**, 215 (1992.)