E (8) geometry
Journal article, 2015

We investigate exceptional generalised diffeomorphisms based on E (8(8)) in a geometric setting. The transformations include gauge transformations for the dual gravity field. The surprising key result, which allows for a development of a tensor formalism, is that it is possible to define field-dependent transformations containing connection, which are covariant. We solve for the spin connection and construct a curvature tensor. A geometry for the Ehlers symmetry SL(n + 1) is sketched. Some related issues are discussed.

Field-Theory

M-Theory

Duality

Space-Time Symmetries

String Theory

Author

Martin Cederwall

Chalmers, Fundamental Physics

J. Rosabal

Universidad de Buenos Aires

Journal of High Energy Physics

1126-6708 (ISSN) 1029-8479 (eISSN)

7 1-22 7

Subject Categories

Geometry

Other Physics Topics

DOI

10.1007/JHEP07(2015)007

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Created

10/7/2017