All Killing superalgebras for warped AdS backgrounds
Journal article, 2018

We present all the symmetry superalgebras 𝔤 of all warped AdSk ×wMd − k, k > 2, flux backgrounds in d = 10, 11 dimensions preserving any number of supersymmetries. First we give the conditions for 𝔤 to decompose into a direct sum of the isometry algebra of AdSk and that of the internal space Md − k. Assuming this decomposition, we identify all symmetry superalgebras of AdS3 backgrounds by showing that the isometry groups of internal spaces act transitively on spheres. We demonstrate that in type II and d = 11 theories the AdS3 symmetry superalgebras may not be simple and also present all symmetry superalgebras of heterotic AdS3 backgrounds. Furthermore, we explicitly give the symmetry superalgebras of AdSk, k > 3, backgrounds and prove that they are all classical.

Supergravity Models

Flux compactifications

Space-Time Symmetries

Superstring Vacua


S. Beck

King's College London

Ulf Gran

Chalmers, Physics, Theoretical Physics

J. Gutowski

University of Surrey

George Papadopoulos

King's College London

Journal of High Energy Physics

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

Vol. 2018 12 47

Applied String Theory - Holographic Methods for Strongly Coupled Systems

Swedish Research Council (VR) (2015-04368), 2016-01-01 -- 2019-12-31.

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