# Lectures on Supergravity

@article{Brandt2002LecturesOS, title={Lectures on Supergravity}, author={Friedemann Brandt}, journal={Protein Science}, year={2002}, volume={50}, pages={1126-1172} }

The text is an essentially self-contained introduction to four-dimensional N=1 supergravity, including its couplings to super Yang-Mills and chiral matter multiplets, for readers with basic knowledge of standard gauge theories and general relativity. Emphasis is put on showing how supergravity fits in the general framework of gauge theories and how it can be derived from a tensor calculus for gauge theories of a standard form.

## 21 Citations

### A Beginner ’ s Guide to Supergravity

- Physics
- 2006

This is a write-up of lectures on basicN = 1 supergravity in four dimensions given during a one-semester course at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena. Aimed at graduate students with some…

### About the importance of supersymmetry and superspace for supergravity

- Physics
- 2015

We consider in this paper the importance of the concepts of supersymmetry and superspace for the construction of supergravity theories, focusing the attention in particular on D = 4, N = 1…

### LC2 formulation of supergravity

- Physics, Geology
- 2010

We formulate (N = 1, d = 11) supergravity in components in light-cone gauge (LC2) to order κ. In this formulation, we use judicious gauge choices and the associated constraint relations to express…

### D = 4, N = 1 supergravity in superspace: general overview and technical analysis

- Physics
- 2018

Considering the supersymmetry, the Einstein theory of general relativity brings to supergravity and the superspace gives a geometrical meaning to the supersymmetry transformations. I consider in this…

### Supersymmetry, supergravity and the AdS/CFT correspondence

- Physics
- 2011

This thesis is an overview of the AdS/CFT correspondence. My main objective has been to understand the chain of ideas that leads from ordinary quantum field theory and general relativity to the…

### Generalized geometry applied to 4d-supergravity

- Mathematics
- 2013

Generalized complex geometry is an example of a powerful formalism to attempt the construction of a language adequate to string theory. With the remarkable property of unifying symplectic and complex…

### Time-Dependent Scaling Solutions in D Dimensional Supergravity

- Physics
- 2008

We look for time-dependent solutions to a general class of supergravity models in an arbitrary amount of dimensions. Previously, many static solutions of these models have been found and studied, of…

### Bringing order to consistent truncations using generalised geometry

- Mathematics
- 2021

In this paper we introduce a type of ﬁbre bundle with added structure known as a Courant Algebroids. We aim to show how Courant Algebroids can be used to build the generalised geometry of type II…

### Covariant Differential Identities and Conservation Laws in Metric-Torsion Theories of Gravitation. I. General Consideration

- Mathematics
- 2013

Arbitrary diffeomorphically invariant metric-torsion theories of gravity are considered. It is assumed that Lagrangians of such theories contain derivatives of field variables (tensor densities of…

### Tunnelling methods and Hawking's radiation: achievements and prospects

- Physics
- 2011

The aim of this work is to review the tunnelling method as an alternative description of the quantum radiation from black holes and cosmological horizons. The method is first formulated and discussed…

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