Deriving all p-brane superalgebras via integrability

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Abstract

In previous work we demonstrated that the enlarged super-Poincare algebras which underlie p-brane and D-brane actions in superstring theory can be directly determined based on the integrability of supersymmetry transformations assigned to fields appearing in Wess–Zumino terms. In that work we derived p-brane superalgebras for p=2 and 3. Here we extend our previous results and give a compact expression for superalgebras for all valid p.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)499-519
Number of pages21
JournalNuclear Physics B
Volume928
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018

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