# Local supersymmetry: Variations on a theme by Volkov and Soroka

@inproceedings{Kuzenko2021LocalSV, title={Local supersymmetry: Variations on a theme by Volkov and Soroka}, author={Sergei M. Kuzenko}, year={2021} }

As is well known, supergravity was discovered in 1976 by Ferrara, Freedman and van Nieuwenhuizen, and independently by Deser and Zumino. In 1994, Volkov, one of the co-creators of supersymmetry, posted two preprints to the hep-th archive containing “supergravity before 1976” in the title. He argued that the key ingredients of N = 1 supergravity in four dimensions had appeared in his earlier work with Soroka on the super-Higgs effect. In order to better appreciate his point of view, in this…

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