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Sep 27 – 30, 2016
DESY Hamburg
Europe/Berlin timezone

Classification of maximally supersymmetric backgrounds in supergravity theories

Sep 28, 2016, 3:20 PM
15m
Seminar room 1 (DESY Hamburg)

Seminar room 1

DESY Hamburg

Notkestrasse 85, 22607 Hamburg
String & Mathematical Physics Parallel Session: Strings & Mathematical Physics

Speaker

Mr Severin Lüst (Universität Hamburg)

Description

We study maximally supersymmetric solutions of all gauged or deformed supergravity theories in D≥3 space-time dimensions. For vanishing background fluxes the space-time background has to be either Minkowski or anti-de Sitter. We derive a simple criterion for the existence of solutions with non-trivial fluxes and determine all supergravities that satisfy it. We show that their solutions coincide with those of the corresponding ungauged theories and conclude that the known list of maximally supersymmetric solutions is exhaustive.

Primary author

Mr Severin Lüst (Universität Hamburg)

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