The β-function in supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory

D. R T Jones, Alexandru Mezincescu

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)242-244
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume136
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 8 1984
Externally publishedYes

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The β-function in supersymmetric Yang-Mills theory. / Jones, D. R T; Mezincescu, Alexandru.

In: Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, Vol. 136, No. 4, 08.03.1984, p. 242-244.

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