Fermion determinants, chiral symmetry, and the Wess-Zumino anomaly

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Abstract

A general method for constructing exactly solvable fermion determinants is discussed. A two-dimensional determinant is solved exactly. A new class of four-dimensional fermion models is presented. These theories are non-renormalizable yet the fermion determinant can be calculated and there is an analogue of the Adler-Bell-Jackiw anomaly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-72
Number of pages12
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Volume238
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - May 28 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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