Parity violating vacuum currents on the random lattice

Simon M Catterall, J. F. Wheater

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The Dirac operator is studied both with and without background gauge fieldson a three-dimensional random lattice. It is shown that the correct continuum limit for free fermions is recovered in the zero field case and the doubling problem evaded at tree level, the doubles acquiring masses of order the cut-off and decoupling from long-distance physics. The vacuum current is calculated in the presence of a nontrivial U(1) field and shown to be in agreement with continuum calculations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)186-190
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 20 1988
Externally publishedYes


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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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