### Abstract

We show by means of the Adler-Bardeen theorem how to calculate the two-loop β function from a one-loop calculation of the superconformal anomaly in a supersymmetric gauge theory with arbitrary superpotential. The N = 2 and N = 4 cases are also briefly discussed.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 242-244 |

Number of pages | 3 |

Journal | Physics Letters B |

Volume | 136 |

Issue number | 4 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - Mar 8 1984 |

Externally published | Yes |

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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## Cite this

Jones, D. R. T., & Mezincescu, L. (1984). The β-function in supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory.

*Physics Letters B*,*136*(4), 242-244. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(84)91154-7