Mass Renormalization in the Nelson Model

Fumio Hiroshima, Susumu Osawa

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Abstract

The asymptotic behavior of the effective mass meff(Λ) of the so-called Nelson model in quantum field theory is considered, where Λ is an ultraviolet cutoff parameter of the model. Let m be the bare mass of the model. It is shown that for sufficiently small coupling constant α of the model, meff(Λ)/m can be expanded as meff(Λ)/m=1+n=1∞an(Λ)α2n. A physical folklore is that an(Λ)=O(logΛ(n-1)) as Λ→∞. It is rigorously shown that 0<limΛ→∞a1(Λ)<C, C1≤limΛ→∞a2(Λ)/logΛ≤C2 with some constants C, C1, and C2.

Original languageEnglish
Article number4760105
JournalInternational Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mathematics (miscellaneous)

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