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The unitary supermultiplet of N=8 conformal superalgebra involving fields of spin≤2

Günaydin, M. and Marcus, N. (1985) The unitary supermultiplet of N=8 conformal superalgebra involving fields of spin≤2. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 2 (2). L19-L23. ISSN 0264-9381.

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The authors construct the unique unitary supermultiplet of N=8 conformal superalgebra SU(2,2/8) in d=4 which involves fields of spins s<or=2. There exists a one-to-one correspondence between the fields of the N=8 conformal supermultiplet and those of the N=8 Poincare supergravity. The N=5 analogue of this supermultiplet is that of N=4 Yang-Mills theory which is conformally invariant. If this N=8 conformal supermultiplet can be used to construct a super-conformally invariant theory then they expect the resulting theory to be different from the standard conformal supergravity theories.

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Additional Information:© Institute of Physics and IOP Publishing Limited 1985. Received 13 November 1984. Print publication: Issue 2 (March 1985) Work supported in part by the US Department of Energy under contract DEAC 03-81-ER40050. Work supported by the Fleischmann Foundation. We thank N P Warner for many useful discussions and the Aspen Center for Physics for providing the stimulating atmosphere in which this work was carried out.
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