Global aspects of current algebra

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A new mathematical framework for the Wess-Zumino chiral effective action is described. It is shown that this action obeys an a priori quantization law, analogous to Dirac's quantization of magnetic change. It incorporates in current algebra both perturbative and non-perturbative anomalies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)422-432
Number of pages11
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 22 1983

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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