Comments on anomalies in supersymmetric theories

Sergei M. Kuzenko, Adam Schwimmer, Stefan Theisen

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

We analyse the relation between anomalies in their manifestly supersymmetric formulation in superspace and their formulation in Wess-Zumino (WZ) gauges. We show that there is a one-to-one correspondence between the solutions of the cohomology problem in the two formulations and that they are related by a particular choice of a superspace counterterm ('scheme'). Any apparent violation of Q-supersymmetry is due to an explicit violation by the counterterm which defines the scheme equivalent to the WZ gauge. It is therefore removable.

Original languageEnglish
Article number064003
JournalJournal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical
Volume53
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jan 2020

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Comments on anomalies in supersymmetric theories'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this