Invariants for minimal conformal supergravity in six dimensions

Daniel Butter, Sergei M. Kuzenko, Joseph Novak, Stefan Theisen

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    Abstract

    We develop a new off-shell formulation for six-dimensional conformal super-gravity obtained by gauging the 6D N = (1, 0) superconformal algebra in superspace. This formulation is employed to construct two invariants for 6D N = (1, 0) conformal super-gravity, which contain C3 and C□C terms at the component level. Using a conformal supercurrent analysis, we prove that these exhaust all such invariants in minimal conformal supergravity. Finally, we show how to construct the supersymmetric F□F invariant in curved superspace.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number72
    JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
    Volume2016
    Issue number12
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016

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