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The Chiral Anomaly

  • Jouko Mickelsson
Part of the Plenum Monographs in Nonlinear Physics book series (PMNP)

Abstract

The Dirac operator on a manifold M is a first order partial differential operator acting on sections of a spin bundle over M. The Dirac operator is elliptic when the metric of M is positive definite. The main task in this chapter is to study properties of the determinant of the Dirac operator.

Keywords

Vector Bundle Line Bundle Gauge Transformation Dirac Operator Clifford Algebra 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jouko Mickelsson
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  1. 1.University of JyväskyläJyväskyläFinland

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