Minimal gauge invariant and gauge fixed actions for massive higher-spin fields

  title={Minimal gauge invariant and gauge fixed actions for massive higher-spin fields},
  author={Masako Asano},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
  • Masako Asano
  • Published 15 February 2019
  • Physics, Mathematics
  • Journal of High Energy Physics
A bstractInspired by the rich structure of covariant string field theory, we propose a minimal gauge invariant action for general massive integer spin n field. The action consists of four totally symmetric tensor fields of order respectively n, n − 1, n − 2 and n − 3, and is invariant under the gauge transformation represented by two also totally symmetric fields of order n − 1 and n − 2. This action exactly has the same gauge structure as for the string field theory and we discuss general… 

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