Twin supergravities from Yang-Mills theory squared

Twin supergravities from Yang-Mills theory squared We consider “twin supergravities”—pairs of supergravities with N+ and N- supersymmetries, N+>N-, with identical bosonic sectors—in the context of tensoring super Yang-Mills multiplets. It is demonstrated that the pairs of twin supergravity theories are related through their left and right super Yang-Mills factors. This procedure generates new theories from old ones. In particular, the matter coupled N- twins in D=3, 5, 6 and the N-=1 twins in D=4 have not, as far as we are aware, been obtained previously using the double-copy construction, adding to the growing list of double-copy constructible theories. The use of fundamental matter multiplets in the double-copy construction leads us to introduce a bifundamental scalar that couples to the well-known biadjoint scalar field. It is also shown that certain matter coupled supergravities admit more than one factorization into left and right super Yang-Mills-matter theories. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Physical Review D American Physical Society (APS)

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Twin supergravities from Yang-Mills theory squared

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We consider “twin supergravities”—pairs of supergravities with N+ and N- supersymmetries, N+>N-, with identical bosonic sectors—in the context of tensoring super Yang-Mills multiplets. It is demonstrated that the pairs of twin supergravity theories are related through their left and right super Yang-Mills factors. This procedure generates new theories from old ones. In particular, the matter coupled N- twins in D=3, 5, 6 and the N-=1 twins in D=4 have not, as far as we are aware, been obtained previously using the double-copy construction, adding to the growing list of double-copy constructible theories. The use of fundamental matter multiplets in the double-copy construction leads us to introduce a bifundamental scalar that couples to the well-known biadjoint scalar field. It is also shown that certain matter coupled supergravities admit more than one factorization into left and right super Yang-Mills-matter theories.
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The American Physical Society
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Copyright © © 2017 American Physical Society
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1550-7998
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1550-2368
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10.1103/PhysRevD.96.026013
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Abstract

We consider “twin supergravities”—pairs of supergravities with N+ and N- supersymmetries, N+>N-, with identical bosonic sectors—in the context of tensoring super Yang-Mills multiplets. It is demonstrated that the pairs of twin supergravity theories are related through their left and right super Yang-Mills factors. This procedure generates new theories from old ones. In particular, the matter coupled N- twins in D=3, 5, 6 and the N-=1 twins in D=4 have not, as far as we are aware, been obtained previously using the double-copy construction, adding to the growing list of double-copy constructible theories. The use of fundamental matter multiplets in the double-copy construction leads us to introduce a bifundamental scalar that couples to the well-known biadjoint scalar field. It is also shown that certain matter coupled supergravities admit more than one factorization into left and right super Yang-Mills-matter theories.

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Physical Review DAmerican Physical Society (APS)

Published: Jul 15, 2017

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