# Constraining higher derivative supergravity with scattering amplitudes

@article{Wang2015ConstrainingHD, title={Constraining higher derivative supergravity with scattering amplitudes}, author={Y. Wang and Xi Yin}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2015}, volume={92} }

We study supersymmetry constraints on higher derivative deformations of type IIB supergravity by consideration of superamplitudes. Thus, combining constraints of on-shell supervertices and basic results from string perturbation theory, we give a simple argument for the non-renormalization theorem of Green and Sethi, and some of its generalizations.

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