type II supergravity



String theory




Type II supergravity is a supergravity in dimension 10 which is the low-energy effective quantum field theory underlying type II string theory.



See the general references at supergravity.

Solutions and BPS states

Disucssion of black hole solutions (see also at black holes in string theory) includes

Discussion of black branes and BPS states for type II supergravity includes

  • Andrew Callister, Douglas Smith, Topological BPS charges in 10 and 11-dimensional supergravity, Phys. Rev. D78:065042,2008 (arXiv:0712.3235)

  • Andrew Callister, Douglas Smith, Topological charges in SL(2,)SL(2,\mathbb{R}) covariant massive 11-dimensional and Type IIB SUGRA, Phys.Rev.D80:125035,2009 (arXiv:0907.3614)

  • Andrew Callister, Topological BPS charges in 10- and 11-dimensional supergravity, thesis 2010 (spire)

  • A. A. Golubtsova, V.D. Ivashchuk, BPS branes in 10 and 11 dimensional supergravity, talk at DIAS 2013 (pdf slides)

In terms of (exceptional) generalized complex geometry

A relation of the U-duality symmetry to generalized complex geometry is discussed in

  • André Coimbra, Charles Strickland-Constable, Daniel Waldram, Supergravity as Generalised Geometry I: Type II Theories (arXiv:1107.1733)

  • Paulo Pires Pacheco, Daniel Waldram, M-theory, exceptional generalised geometry and superpotentials (arXiv:0804.1362)

A thesis reviewing some aspects is

  • Nicholas Houston, Supergravity and Generalized Geometry Thesis (2010) (pdf)

Revised on July 16, 2015 02:06:07 by Urs Schreiber (