Supersymmetric Almost-Commutative Geometries

  • Wim Beenakker
  • Thijs van den BroekEmail author
  • Walter D. van Suijlekom
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Mathematical Physics book series (BRIEFSMAPHY, volume 9)


We give a systematic analysis of the possibilities for almost-commutative geometries on a 4-dimensional, flat background to exhibit not only a particle content that is eligible for supersymmetry but also have a supersymmetric action. We come up with an approach in which we identify the basic ‘building blocks’ of potentially supersymmetric theories and the demands for their action to be supersymmetric. Examples that satisfy these demands turn out to be sparse.


Building Block Gauge Boson Dirac Operator Kinetic Term Gauge Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wim Beenakker
    • 1
    • 2
  • Thijs van den Broek
    • 3
    Email author
  • Walter D. van Suijlekom
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of ScienceRadboud University NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.NikhefRadboud University NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands

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