N=2 supersymmetry and U(1)-duality

Johannes Broedel, John Joseph M. Carrasco, Sergio Ferrara, Renata Kallosh, Radu Roiban

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Abstract

Understanding the consequences of the E 7(7) duality on the UV properties of N=8 supergravity requires unravelling when and how duality-covariant actions can be constructed so as to accommodate duality-invariant counterterms. For nonsupersymmetric Abelian gauge theories exhibiting U(1)-duality, with and without derivative couplings, it was shown that such a covariant construction is always possible. In this paper we describe a similar procedure for the construction of covariant nonlinear deformations of U(1)-duality invariant theories in the presence of rigid N=2 supersymmetry. This is a concrete step towards studying the interplay of duality and extended supersymmetry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number125036
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume85
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 26 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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