Temperature dependence of the induced Chern-Simons term
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We consider the finite-temperature effect to the Chern-Simons term in odd-dimensional gauge theories. In order to do it, we develop the heat kernel method at finite temperature. Using that, we show that the induced Chern-Simons term is temperature dependent.
PACS03.70 Theory of quantized fields
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