Chern-Simons theory as the large-mass limit of topologically massive Yang-Mills theory

@article{Giavarini1992ChernSimonsTA,
  title={Chern-Simons theory as the large-mass limit of topologically massive Yang-Mills theory},
  author={G. Giavarini and C. P. Mart́ın and Fernando Ru{\'i}z Ru{\'i}z},
  journal={Nuclear Physics},
  year={1992},
  volume={381},
  pages={222-280}
}
Abstract We study quantum Chern-Simons theory as the large-mass limit of the limit D→3 of dimensionally regularized topologically massive Yang-Mills theory. This approach can also be interpreted as a BRS-invariant hybrid regularization of Chern-Simons theory, consisting of a higher-covariant derivative Yang-Mills term plus dimensional regularization. Working in the Landau gauge, we compute radiative corrections up to second order in perturbation theory and show that there is no two-loop… Expand
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