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4-dimensional supergravity

Context

Gravity

Physics

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theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Super-Geometry

Contents

Idea

supergravity in dimension 4.

The maximally supersymmetric N=8N = 8-version arises from type II supergravity in 10 dimension by compactification on a 6-torus.

The N=1N=1-version alternatively from M-theory on G2-manifolds.

References

On N=8N=8 d=4d=4 supergravity

Revised on January 4, 2013 08:34:33 by Urs Schreiber (89.204.137.169)