Scalar potential in supergravity

  title={Scalar potential in supergravity},
  author={Sergei V. Ketov},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  • S. Ketov
  • Published 2 March 2009
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
We derive a scalar potential in the recently proposed N = 1 supersymmetric generalization of f(R) gravity in four spacetime dimensions. Any such higher-derivative supergravity is classically equivalent to the standard N = 1 supergravity coupled to a chiral (matter) superfield, via a Legendre–Weyl transform in superspace. The Kähler potential, the superpotential and the scalar potential of that theory are all governed by a single holomorphic function. We also find the conditions for the… 


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