Superconformal constraints for QCD conformal anomalies

A. V. Belitsky, D. Müller

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Anomalous superconformal Ward identities and commutator algebra in N = 1 super-Yang-Mills theory give rise to constraints between the QCD special conformal anomalies of conformal composite operators. We evaluate the superconformal anomalies that appear in the product of renormalized conformal operators and the trace anomaly in the supersymmetric spinor current and check the constraints at one-loop order. In this way we prove the universality of QCD conformal anomalies, which define the nondiagonal part of the anomalous dimension matrix responsible for scaling violations of exclusive QCD amplitudes at the next-to-leading order.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number054037
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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