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Title: Notes on the D = 11 pure spinor superparticle

Abstract

The D = 11 pure spinor superparticle has been shown to describe linearized D = 11supergravityinamanifestlycovariantway. Anumberofauthorshaveproposedthat its correlation functions be used to compute amplitudes. The use of the scalar structure of the eleven-dimensional pure spinor top cohomology introduces a natural measure for computing such correlation functions. This prescription requires the construction of ghost number one and zero vertex operators. In these notes, we construct explicitly a ghost number one vertex operator but show the incompatibiliy of a ghost number zero vertex operator satisfying a standard descent equation for D = 11 supergravity.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. Univ. Estadual Paulista, Sao Paulo (Brazil)
  2. Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States); Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
  3. Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Perimeter Inst. for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, ON (Canada); Univ. Estadual Paulista, Sao Paulo (Brazil)
  4. Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1597623
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0009999
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of High Energy Physics (Online); Journal Volume: 2019; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 1029-8479
Publisher:
Springer Berlin
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Berkovits, Nathan, Casali, Eduardo, Guillen, Max, and Mason, Lionel. Notes on the D = 11 pure spinor superparticle. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP08(2019)178.
Berkovits, Nathan, Casali, Eduardo, Guillen, Max, & Mason, Lionel. Notes on the D = 11 pure spinor superparticle. United States. https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP08(2019)178
Berkovits, Nathan, Casali, Eduardo, Guillen, Max, and Mason, Lionel. Fri . "Notes on the D = 11 pure spinor superparticle". United States. https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP08(2019)178. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1597623.
@article{osti_1597623,
title = {Notes on the D = 11 pure spinor superparticle},
author = {Berkovits, Nathan and Casali, Eduardo and Guillen, Max and Mason, Lionel},
abstractNote = {The D = 11 pure spinor superparticle has been shown to describe linearized D = 11supergravityinamanifestlycovariantway. Anumberofauthorshaveproposedthat its correlation functions be used to compute amplitudes. The use of the scalar structure of the eleven-dimensional pure spinor top cohomology introduces a natural measure for computing such correlation functions. This prescription requires the construction of ghost number one and zero vertex operators. In these notes, we construct explicitly a ghost number one vertex operator but show the incompatibiliy of a ghost number zero vertex operator satisfying a standard descent equation for D = 11 supergravity.},
doi = {10.1007/JHEP08(2019)178},
journal = {Journal of High Energy Physics (Online)},
number = 8,
volume = 2019,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {8}
}

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