Superspace methods in string theory, supergravity and gauge theory

@article{Cederwall2001SuperspaceMI,
  title={Superspace methods in string theory, supergravity and gauge theory},
  author={Martin Cederwall},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory},
  year={2001},
  volume={589},
  pages={46-60}
}
  • M. Cederwall
  • Published 18 May 2001
  • Physics
  • arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory
In these two lectures, delivered at the XXXVII Karpacz Winter School, February 2001, I review some applications of superspace in various topics related to string theory and M-theory. The first lecture is mainly devoted to descriptions of brane dynamics formulated in supergravity backgrounds. The second lecture concerns the use of superspace techniques for determining consistent interactions in supersymmetric gauge theory and supergravity, e.g., α′-corrections from string/M-theory.In these two… 

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