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Local supersymmetry in (2+1) dimensions: II. An action for a spinning membrane

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Published
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1978
<mark>Journal</mark>Journal of Mathematical Physics
Issue number5
Volume19
Number of pages4
Pages (from-to)981-984
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English

Abstract

We present a locally supersymmetric action for a spinning membrane. This is obtained by supersymmetrizing the induced volume element action which is reformulated in terms of a three‐dimensional field theory. We also discuss more complex actions which are possible due to the nontriviality of (super) gravity in three dimensions.