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Title: Spontaneously broken Yang-Mills-Einstein supergravities as double copies

Color/kinematics duality and the double-copy construction have proved to be systematic tools for gaining new insight into gravitational theories. Extending our earlier work, in this article we introduce new double-copy constructions for large classes of spontaneously-broken Yang-Mills-Einstein theories with adjoint Higgs elds. One gaugetheory copy entering the construction is a spontaneously-broken (super-)Yang-Mills theory, while the other copy is a bosonic Yang-Mills-scalar theory with trilinear scalar interactions that display an explicitly-broken global symmetry. We show that the kinematic numerators of these gauge theories can be made to obey color/kinematics duality by exhibiting particular additional Lie-algebraic relations. We discuss in detail explicit examples with N = 2 supersymmetry, focusing on Yang-Mills-Einstein supergravity theories belonging to the generic Jordan family in four and five dimensions, and identify the map between the supergravity and double-copy elds and parameters. We also briefly discuss the application of our results to N = 4 supergravity theories. The constructions are illustrated by explicit examples of tree-level and one-loop scattering amplitudes.
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4]
  1. Max-Planck-Inst. fur Gravitationsphysik, Potsdam (Germany). Albert-Einstein-Inst.; Uppsala Univ. (Sweden). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
  2. Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States). Inst. for Gravitation and the Cosmos
  3. European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Geneva (Switzerland). Theory Division, Physics Dept.
  4. Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States). Inst. for Gravitation and the Cosmos; Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, CA (United States). Kavli Inst. for Theoretical Physics
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
SC0010534; SC0008745; SC0013699
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2017; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Springer Berlin
Research Org:
Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC); National Science Foundation (NSF); Swedish Research Council (SRC)
Country of Publication:
United States
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; Extended Supersymmetry; Higgs Physics; Scattering Amplitudes; Supergravity Models
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