Off-shell superconformal higher spin multiplets in four dimensions

Sergei M. Kuzenko, Ruben Manvelyan, Stefan Theisen

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    We formulate off-shell N = 1 superconformal higher spin multiplets in four spacetime dimensions and briefly discuss their coupling their coupling to conformal supergravity. As an example, we explicitly work out the coupling of the super conformal gravitino multiplet to conformal supergravity. The corresponding action is super-Weyl invariant for arbitrary supergravity backgrounds. However, it is gauge invariant only if the supersymmetric Bach tensor vanishes. This is similar to linearised conformal supergravity in curved background.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number034
    Number of pages21
    JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
    Issue number7
    Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2017

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