By Daniel Z. Freedman,Antoine Van Proeyen

Supergravity, including string idea, is without doubt one of the most important advancements in theoretical physics. Written by means of of the main revered employees within the box, this can be the first-ever authoritative and systematic account of supergravity. The ebook begins by means of reviewing facets of relativistic box thought in Minkowski spacetime. After introducing the appropriate components of differential geometry and gravity, a few simple supergravity theories (D=4 and D=11) and the most gauge thought instruments are defined. within the moment half the publication, advanced geometry and N=1 and N=2 supergravity theories are coated. Classical recommendations and a bankruptcy on AdS/CFT entire the publication. quite a few routines and examples make it perfect for Ph.D. scholars, and with purposes to version development, cosmology and ideas of supergravity theories, it's also useful to researchers. an internet site hosted by means of the authors, that includes strategies to a few routines and extra interpreting fabric, are available at www.cambridge.org/supergravity.

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