Path-Integral Derivation of the Transverse Axial Vector and Vector Anomalies in QED


It is shown that a novel anomaly associated with transverse Ward-Takahashi identity of axial vector current in QED is derived by using Fujikawa’s method in the path-integral formulation of quantum field theory. Also it is verified that there is no transverse anomaly for the vector current.

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D. Wang and A. Bao, "Path-Integral Derivation of the Transverse Axial Vector and Vector Anomalies in QED," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2013, pp. 35-38. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2013.41007.

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