Record number :
879383
Title of article :
On Lagrangians and gaugings of maximal supergravities Original Research Article
Author/Authors :
Bernard de Wit، نويسنده , , Henning Samtleben، نويسنده , , Mario Trigiante، نويسنده ,
Issue Information :
روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2003
Pages :
34
From page :
93
To page :
126
Abstract :
A consistent gauging of maximal supergravity requires that the T-tensor transforms according to a specific representation of the duality group. The analysis of viable gaugings is thus amenable to group-theoretical analysis, which we explain and exploit for a large variety of gaugings. We discuss the subtleties in four spacetime dimensions, where the ungauged Lagrangians are not unique and encoded in an E7(7)⧹Sp(56;R)/GL(28) matrix. Here we define the T-tensor and derive all relevant identities in full generality. We present a large number of examples in d=4,5 spacetime dimensions which include non-semisimple gaugings of the type arising in (multiple) Scherk–Schwarz reductions. We also present some general background material on the latter as well as some group-theoretical results which are necessary for using computer algebra.
Journal title :
Nuclear Physics B
Serial Year :
2003
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