A no-go theorem for the Majorana fermion on a lattice

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A variant of the Nielsen-Ninomiya no-go theorem is formulated. This theorem states that, under several assumptions, it is impossible to write down a doubler-free Euclidean lattice action of a single Majorana fermion in 8k and 8k + 1 dimensions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)855-861
Number of pages7
JournalProgress of Theoretical Physics
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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