Mode decomposed chiral magnetic effect and rotating fermions

Kenji Fukushima, Takuya Shimazaki, Lingxiao Wang

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We present a novel perspective to characterize the chiral magnetic and related effects in terms of angular decomposed modes. We find that the vector current and the chirality density are connected through a surprisingly simple relation for all the modes and any mass, which defines the mode decomposed chiral magnetic effect in such a way free from the chiral chemical potential. The mode decomposed formulation is useful also to investigate properties of rotating fermions. For demonstration, we give an intuitive account for a nonzero density emerging from a combination of rotation and magnetic field as well as an approach to the chiral vortical effect at finite density.

Original languageEnglish
Article number014045
JournalPhysical Review D
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Jul 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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