A σ-model interpretation of Green-Schwarz covariant superstring action

Marc Henneaux, Alexandru Mezincescu

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Abstract

It is shown that the non-manifestly supersymmetric piece of the covariant superstring action of Green and Schwarz is the Wess-Zumino term associated with mappings of two-dimensional spacetime SUSY(N = 2)/SO(9,1).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)340-342
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume152
Issue number5-6
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 14 1985
Externally publishedYes

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A σ-model interpretation of Green-Schwarz covariant superstring action. / Henneaux, Marc; Mezincescu, Alexandru.

In: Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, Vol. 152, No. 5-6, 14.03.1985, p. 340-342.

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