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Semichiral Sigma models with 4D hyperkähler geometry

  • M. Göteman
  • U. Lindström
  • M. Roček
Article

Abstract

Semichiral sigma models with a four-dimensional target space do not support extended N = (4, 4) supersymmetries off-shell [1,2]. We contribute towards the understanding of the non-manifest on-shell transformations in (2, 2) superspace by analyzing the extended on-shell supersymmetry of such models and find that a rather general ansatz for the additional supersymmetry (not involving central charge transformations) leads to hyperkähler geometry. We give non-trivial examples of these models.

Keywords

Supersymmetry and Duality Extended Supersymmetry Differential and Algebraic Geometry String Duality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department Physics and Astronomy, Division for Theoretical PhysicsUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical PhysicsStony Brook UniversityStony BrookUSA

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