12. R. B. Mann, The Importance of Being Anomalous

$25.00 each

Volume 3: Pages 313-320, 1990

The Importance of Being Anomalous

R. B. Mann 1

1GuelphWaterloo Program for Graudate Work in Physics, Department of Physics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada

The significance of anomalies in particle physics and field theory is reviewed. Particular attention is given to the distinct mathematical and philosophical viewpoints concerning anomalies and the interrelationships between them.

Keywords: anomaly, gauge theories, triangle graph, standard model, topology, path integral

Received: October 18, 1989; Published Online: December 15, 2008