I was trying to derive current for Complex Scalar Field and I ran into the following:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

So we know that the Lagrangian is:

$$L = (\partial_\mu \phi)(\partial^\mu \phi^*) - m^2 \phi^* \phi$$

The Lagrangian is invariant under the transformation:

$$\phi \rightarrow e^{-i\Lambda} \phi $$ and $$\phi^* \rightarrow e^{i\Lambda} \phi^* $$

Infinitesimal Transformation:

$$\delta \phi = -i\Lambda \phi$$ and $$\delta \phi^* = i\Lambda \phi^*$$

So, applying Noether's Theorem and using the Lagrangian above,

I get

$$J^{\mu} = \frac{\partial L}{\partial (\partial_\mu \phi} (-i\Lambda \phi) + \frac{\partial L}{\partial (\partial_\mu \phi^*} (i\Lambda \phi^*) =$$

$$\partial ^\mu \phi^* (-i\Lambda \phi) + \partial _\mu \phi (i\Lambda \phi) = $$

$$ i(\Lambda \phi^* \partial _\mu \phi - \Lambda \phi \partial ^\mu \phi^*)$$

but as I googled it there is no $$\Lambda$$ in the final equation of the current. What did I do wrong?

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# Current of Complex scalar field

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