New variables for classical and quantum (super)-gravity in all dimensions

@inproceedings{Bodendorfer2013NewVF,
  title={New variables for classical and quantum (super)-gravity in all dimensions},
  author={Norbert Bodendorfer and Andreas Thurn and Thomas Thiemann},
  year={2013}
}
Supergravity was originally introduced in the hope of finding a theory of gravity without the shortcoming of perturbative non-renormalisability. Although this goal does not seem to have been reached today (with the possible exception of d = 4, N = 8 Supergravity [1]), Superstring theories are argued to reproduce 10d Supergravities as their low energy limits and thus provide a UV-completion of those theories. Loop Quantum Gravity (LQG) on the other hand is a manifestly background independent and… 
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