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Supergauge independence of Witten's gravitational energy expression

Deser, S. (1984) Supergauge independence of Witten's gravitational energy expression. Physical Review D, 30 (6). pp. 1392-1393. ISSN 2470-0010. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.30.1392.

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Witten's proof of positive gravitational energy involved an apparent choice of supergauge, through a constraint on the basic spinor parameter. We show that the value of the energy is, as it must be on supergravity grounds, independent of this choice.

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Additional Information:© 1984 American Physical Society. (Received 29 February 1984) I thank Thomas Parker for an informative discussion. This research was supported by the National Science Foundation Grant No. PHY 82-01094.
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