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Title: The 0-brane action in a general D=4 supergravity background
Authors: Billó, M ×
Cacciatori, S
Denef, Frederik
Frè, P
Van Proeyen, Antoine
Zanon, D #
Issue Date: Jul-1999
Publisher: Iop publishing ltd
Series Title: Classical and quantum gravity vol:16 issue:7 pages:2335-2358
Abstract: We begin by presenting the superparticle action in the background of N = 2, D = 4 supergravity coupled to n vector multiplets interacting via an arbitrary special Kahler geometry. Our construction is based on implementing kappa-supersymmetry. In particular, our result can be interpreted as the source term for N = 2 BPS black holes with a finite horizon area. When the vector multiplets can be associated with the complex structure moduli of a Calabi-Yau manifold, our 0-brane action can then be derived by wrapping 3-branes around 3-cycles of the 3-fold. Our result can be extended to the case of higher supersymmetry; we explicitly construct the kappa supersymmetric action for a superparticle moving in an arbitrary N = 8 supergravity background with 1/2, 1/4 or 1/8 residual supersymmetry.
ISSN: 0264-9381
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Theoretical Physics Section
× corresponding author
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