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Title: Minimal unitary representation of 5d superconformal algebra F(4) and AdS 6/CFT 5 higher spin (super)-algebras

We study the minimal unitary representation (minrep) of SO(5, 2), obtained by quantization of its geometric quasiconformal action, its deformations and supersymmetric extensions. The minrep of SO(5, 2) describes a massless conformal scalar field in five dimensions and admits a unique “deformation” which describes a massless conformal spinor. Scalar and spinor minreps of SO(5, 2) are the 5d analogs of Dirac’s singletons of SO(3, 2). We then construct the minimal unitary representation of the unique 5d supercon-formal algebra F(4) with the even subalgebra SO(5, 2) ×SU(2). The minrep of F(4) describes a massless conformal supermultiplet consisting of two scalar and one spinor fields. We then extend our results to the construction of higher spin AdS 6/CFT 5 (super)-algebras. The Joseph ideal of the minrep of SO(5, 2) vanishes identically as operators and hence its enveloping algebra yields the AdS 6/CFT 5 bosonic higher spin algebra directly. The enveloping algebra of the spinor minrep defines a “deformed” higher spin algebra for which a deformed Joseph ideal vanishes identically as operators. These results are then extended to the construction of the unique higher spin AdS 6/CFT 5 superalgebra as the enveloping algebra of the minimal unitary realization of F(4) obtained by themore » quasiconformal methods.« less
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. Kutztown Univ., Kutztown, PA (United States). Dept. of Physical Science
  2. Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States). Dept. of Physics
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Nuclear Physics. B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 890; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0550-3213
Research Org:
Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States