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Curved space supersymmetry without supergravity

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>07/1985
<mark>Journal</mark>Classical and Quantum Gravity
Issue number4
Volume2
Number of pages5
Pages (from-to)L71-L75
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

The presence of parallel spinors gives rise to models exhibiting 'rigid' supersymmetry. The existence of parallel spinors does not require flat spacetime. The authors give the example of a gravitational plane wave where the parallel spinors enable supersymmetries to be found which close with the algebra of the five parameter isometry group.