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On non-perturbative extensions of anti-de-Sitter algebras

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dc.contributor.author Meessen, Patrick en_US
dc.contributor.author Peeters, Kasper en_US
dc.contributor.author Zamaklar, Marija en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-01T08:21:49Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-07T20:23:25Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-01T08:21:49Z en_US
dc.date.available 2011-09-07T20:23:25Z
dc.date.issued 2003 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://preprints.sissa.it/xmlui/handle/1963/2995 en_US
dc.description.abstract Motivated by the study of branes in curved backgrounds, we investigate the construction of non-perturbative extensions of the super-isometry algebra osp*(8|4) of the AdS_7xS^4 background of M-theory. This algebra is not a subalgebra of osp(1|32) and its non-perturbative extension can therefore not be obtained by embedding in this simple superalgebra. We show how, instead, it is possible to construct an extension directly by solving the Jacobi identities. This requires, in addition to the expected non-perturbative charges, the introduction of new charges which appear in the {Q,Q} bracket only via a linear combination with the bosonic generators of the isometry algebra. The resulting extended algebra has the correct flat-space limit, but it is not simple and the non-perturbative charges do not commute with the super-isometry generators. We comment on the consequences of this structure for the representation theory and on possible alternatives to our construction. en_US
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dc.publisher SISSA en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries SISSA;14/2003/EP en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries arXiv.org;hep-th/0302198v2 en_US
dc.title On non-perturbative extensions of anti-de-Sitter algebras en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US
dc.contributor.department Elementary Particle Theory en_US
dc.contributor.area Physics en_US


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