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Renormalizability Properties of Supergravity

Deser, S. and Kay, J. H. and Stelle, K. S. (1977) Renormalizability Properties of Supergravity. Physical Review Letters, 38 (10). pp. 527-530. ISSN 0031-9007. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.38.527.

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The possible local counterterms in supergravity are investigated to all loop orders. Supersymmetry implies that (1) supergravity-matter coupling is one-loop nonrenormalizable, with a specific counterterm; (2) pure supergravity is renormalizable at both one and two loops; (3) it fails at three loops; (4) extended supergravity models may avoid the three-loop catastrophe, and have no dangerous local counterterms to any order. In that case, the nonleading divergences could be removed by field redefinitions, which would establish renormalizability for these systems.

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Additional Information:© 1977 American Physical Society. Received 27 December 1976. Supported in part by National Science Foundation Grant No. PHY-76-07299. National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow.
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