Chern-Simons theory is an example of a topological quantum field theory. Its describes the field dynamics through the so-called Chern-Simons-form, hence its name.

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Chern-Simons Energy-Momentum Tensor

I'm assuming the following statement is true. I'm not finding any reference which shows that explicitly. Statement: Chern-Simons term is a topological one and does not contribute to the ...