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Ambiguities from quark masses in the renormalization group

Politzer, H. David (1978) Ambiguities from quark masses in the renormalization group. Nuclear Physics B, 146 (1). pp. 283-284. ISSN 0550-3213. doi:10.1016/0550-3213(78)90444-3.

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Apparent discrepancies between calculations of the quark mass dependence of the lowest order β function in gauge theories are due to an inherent convention dependence of that function. Observable, physical quantities are, however, unambiguous.

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Additional Information:© 1978 Elsevier B.V. Received 14 August 1978. Work supported in part by the US Department of Energy under Contract No. EY76-C-03-0068 and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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Official Citation:H.David Politzer, Ambiguities from quark masses in the renormalization group, Nuclear Physics B, Volume 146, Issue 1, 1978, Pages 283-284, ISSN 0550-3213, (
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