Energy-momentum-tensor trace anomaly in spin-1/2 quantum electrodynamics

Stephen L. Adler, John C. Collins, Anthony Duncan

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Abstract

We relate the energy-momentum-tensor trace anomaly in spin-1/2 quantum electrodynamics to the functions (), () defined through the Callan-Symanzik equations, and prove finiteness of when the anomaly is taken into account.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1712-1721
Number of pages10
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume15
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1977

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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