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Gravitational contribution to the chiral anomaly in higher dimensions


Delbourgo, R and Jarvis, PD, Gravitational contribution to the chiral anomaly in higher dimensions, Physics Letters B, 136, (1-2) pp. 43-46. ISSN 0370-2693 (1984) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1016/0370-2693(84)92052-5


We obtain the general form of the axial anomaly in 2N dimensions, with N necessarily even, as

where the {ni} correspond to a partition of N/2 into positive integers, viz. N/2 = n1 + 2n2 + + nNN/2. The coefficients C have been calculated explicitly for eight dimensions.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Physical Sciences
Research Group:Particle and high energy physics
Research Field:Particle physics
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
UTAS Author:Delbourgo, R (Professor Robert Delbourgo)
UTAS Author:Jarvis, PD (Dr Peter Jarvis)
ID Code:96408
Year Published:1984
Web of Science® Times Cited:7
Deposited By:Mathematics and Physics
Deposited On:2014-11-04
Last Modified:2014-11-04

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