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INDEX THEOREM ON THE LATTICE AND CHIRAL ANOMALIES

Kazuo Fujikawa and Hiroshi Suzuki

in Path Integrals and Quantum Anomalies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529132
eISBN:
9780191712821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529132.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Recent progress in the treatment of Dirac fields in lattice gauge theory has allowed the chiral symmetry and associated anomaly on the lattice to be discussed in a manner similar to that in continuum ... More


GRAVITATIONAL ANOMALIES

Kazuo Fujikawa and Hiroshi Suzuki

in Path Integrals and Quantum Anomalies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529132
eISBN:
9780191712821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529132.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses chiral anomalies associated with the gravitational field, namely, gravitational anomalies. It discusses gravitational generalization of chiral U(1) anomalies for ordinary gauge ... More


Quantum anomalies: A few physics applications

Jean Zinn-Justin

in From Random Walks to Random Matrices

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198787754
eISBN:
9780191829840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787754.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 17 exhibits various examples where classical symmetries cannot be transferred to quantum theories. The obstructions are characterized by anomalies. The examples involve chiral symmetries ... More


REGULARIZATION OF FIELD THEORY AND CHIRAL ANOMALIES

Kazuo Fujikawa and Hiroshi Suzuki

in Path Integrals and Quantum Anomalies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529132
eISBN:
9780191712821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529132.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter illustrates the regularization of field theory by taking quantum electrodynamics (QED) as an example, showing that the mass of the photon remains at 0 even after higher-order quantum ... More


Anomalous Non-Conservation Of Fermionic Charge

VOLOVIK GRIGORY E.

in The Universe in a Helium Droplet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199564842
eISBN:
9780191709906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564842.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter opens the discussion of physical phenomena in the vacuum with Fermi points. The non-trivial topology in the momentum space leads to anomalies produced by the massless chiral fermions in ... More


Introduction

Reinhold A. Bertlmann

in Anomalies in Quantum Field Theory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198507628
eISBN:
9780191706400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507628.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This introductory chapter begins with a historical background of the anomalies discussed in this book, axial- or the chiral anomaly corresponding to an axial- or chiral fermion current. It then ... More


Spectral Flow in The Vortex Core

VOLOVIK GRIGORY E.

in The Universe in a Helium Droplet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199564842
eISBN:
9780191709906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564842.003.0025
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

There are four forces acting on a vortex moving with respect to normal and superfluid components of the liquid: three reactive forces (Magnus, Iordanskii, and Kopnin forces) and the Stokes friction ... More


Macroscopic Parity-Violating Effects

VOLOVIK GRIGORY E.

in The Universe in a Helium Droplet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199564842
eISBN:
9780191709906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564842.003.0020
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The chiral anomaly phenomenon in relativistic quantum field theory can also be mapped to the angular momentum paradox in 3He-A, which has possibly a common origin with the anomaly in the spin ... More


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