D=3, N=8 conformal supergravity and the Dragon window
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2011

We give a superspace description of D=3, N=8 supergravity. The formulation is off-shell in the sense that the equations of motion are not implied by the superspace constraints (but an action principle is not given). The multiplet structure is unconventional, which we connect to the existence of a "Dragon window", that is modules occurring in the supercurvature but not in the supertorsion. According to Dragon's theorem this cannot happen above three dimensions. We clarify the relevance of this window for going on the conformal shell, and discuss some aspects of coupling to conformal matter.

Författare

Martin Cederwall

Chalmers, Teknisk fysik, Matematisk fysik

Ulf Gran

Chalmers, Teknisk fysik, Matematisk fysik

Bengt E W Nilsson

Chalmers, Teknisk fysik, Matematisk fysik

Journal of High Energy Physics

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

Vol. 2011 9

Ämneskategorier

Matematik

Fysik

Fundament

Grundläggande vetenskaper

DOI

10.1007/JHEP09(2011)101