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gravitational anomaly

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Idea

The standard quantum anomaly induced by fermions coupled to a dynamical Riemannian metric/field of gravity.

Explicit discussion as an anomalous action functional is in (Freed 86, examples 1.5).

References

  • Daniel Freed, Determinants, torsion, and strings, Comm. Math. Phys. 107:3 (1986) 483-513. (Euclid)

For more references see at quantum anomaly.

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