nLab
type II supergravity

Context

Gravity

String theory

Super-Geometry

Contents

Idea

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

References

General

See the general references at supergravity.

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 August 8, 2013 19:36:17 by Urs Schreiber (82.113.99.116)