Anomalous Jacobians and the Vector Anomaly

  • J. Alfaro
  • L. F. Urrutia
  • J. D. Vergara
Part of the Series of the Centro de Estudios Científicos de Santiago book series (SCEC)


Ever since the discovery of current anomalies there have been important applications of this idea to various problems of physical interest: It led to a precise calculation of the neutral pion decay (global axial anomaly) and to an understanding of the U(1) problem: the nonexistence of the ninth Goldstone boson associated with a broken symmetry of quantum chromodynamics [1].


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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Alfaro
    • 1
  • L. F. Urrutia
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • J. D. Vergara
    • 3
  1. 1.Facultad de FísicaPontificia Universidad Católica de ChileSantiago 22Chile
  2. 2.Centro de Estudios Científicos de SantiagoSantiago 9Chile
  3. 3.Centro de Estudios NuclearesUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MexicoMexico, D.F.Mexico
  4. 4.Departamento de FísicaUniversidad Autónoma MetropolitanaMexico, D.F.Mexico

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