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THE WEYL ANOMALY AND RENORMALIZATION GROUP

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/9780198529132.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses the quantum anomaly associated with the scale transformation of space-time coordinates, or the transformation generally called the Weyl transformation. In flat space-time, this ... More


Conformal field theory

Hidetoshi Nishimori and Gerardo Ortiz

in Elements of Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577224
eISBN:
9780191722943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577224.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The present chapter is an introductory account of the basic concepts and important consequences of conformal symmetry, i.e. the invariance under local scale transformations, in field theories ... More


Phase transitions and critical phenomena

Hidetoshi Nishimori and Gerardo Ortiz

in Elements of Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577224
eISBN:
9780191722943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577224.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

As an introduction to the physics of phase transitions and critical phenomena, this chapter explains a number of basic and fundamental ideas such as phases, phase transitions, phase diagrams, ... More


Miscellany

Robert G. Parr and Yang Weitao

in Density-Functional Theory of Atoms and Molecules

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195092769
eISBN:
9780197560709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195092769.003.0013
Subject:
Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry

Scaling is an operation on a wave function or density that dilates (or shrinks) all its coordinates while preserving proper normalization. We briefly discussed the ... More


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