I know that if we start with a massive theory, the chiral states $L$ and $R$ remain coupled to each other in the massless limit. Because a charged Dirac particle of a given helicity can make a ...
In odd number of space-time dimensions, the Fermions are not reducible (i.e. do not have left-chiral and right-chiral counterparts). Does this mean that there is no such thing as 'chiral' anomalies ...
Can somebody provide a fairly brief explanation of what the chiral anomaly is? I have been unable to find a concise reference for this. I know QFT at the P&S level so don't be afraid to use math.