Gauging the full R -symmetry group in five-dimensional, N= 2 Yang-Mills-Einstein-tensor supergravity

M. Günaydin, M. Zagermann

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Abstract

We show that certain five-dimensional, N=2 Yang-Mills-Einstein supergravity theories admit the gauging of the full R-symmetry group, SU(2)R, of the underlying N=2 Poincaré superalgebra. This generalizes the previously studied Abelian gaugings of U(1)R⊂SU(2)R, and completes the construction of the most general vector and tensor field coupled five-dimensional, N=2 supergravity theories with gauge interactions. The gauging of SU(2)R turns out to be possible only in special cases, and leads to a new type of scalar potential. For a large class of these theories the potential does not have any critical points.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number064023
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume63
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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