Effective potential at three loops

  title={Effective potential at three loops},
  author={Stephen P. Martin},
  journal={Physical Review D},
  • S. P. Martin
  • Published 7 September 2017
  • Physics
  • Physical Review D
I present the effective potential at three-loop order for a general renormalizable theory, using the \MSbar renormalization scheme and Landau gauge fixing. As applications and illustrative points of reference, the results are specialized to the supersymmetric Wess-Zumino model and to the Standard Model. In each case, renormalization group scale invariance provides a consistency check. In the Wess-Zumino model, the required vanishing of the minimum vacuum energy yields an additional check. For… 

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