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Supergravity as geometry of superspace

Brink, Lars and Gell-Mann, Murray and Ramond, Pierre and Schwarz, John H. (1978) Supergravity as geometry of superspace. Physics Letters B, 74 (4-5). pp. 336-340. ISSN 0370-2693. doi:10.1016/0370-2693(78)90671-8.

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The equations of motion for N = 1 supergravity are expressed in terms of geometrical quantities in superspace. Vector-spinor matter is included and also a nonzero dimensionless self-coupling leading to a finite de Sitter radius.

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Additional Information:© 1978 Elsevier. Received 8 March 1978. Work supported in part by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. EY76-C-03-0068, by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and by the Swedish Atomic Research Council under Contract 0310-026. This work grew out of an earlier collaboration between Yuval Ne'eman and one of us (M. G-M.) and we would like to express our indebtedness to him. We would also like to thank many colleagues for interesting discussions including R. Arnowitt, P. Breitenlohner, S. Ferrara, S. MacDowell, F. Mansouri , P. Nath, P. van Nieuwenhuizen and B. Zumino.
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Official Citation:Lars Brink, Murray Gell-Mann, Pierre Ramond, John H. Schwarz, Supergravity as geometry of superspace, Physics Letters B, Volume 74, Issue 4, 1978, Pages 336-340, ISSN 0370-2693, (
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