nLab pure spinor




A pure spinor is a spinor with vanishing spinor-to-vector pairing

ψ¯Γ aψ=0. \overline{\psi} \Gamma^a \psi \;=\; 0 \,.


See also

Discussion of superstring scattering amplitudes in terms of pure spinors:

Relation to picture changing operators:

  • Andrei Mikhailov, Dennis Zavaleta, Geometrical framework for picture changing operators in the pure spinor formalism (arXiv:2003.13995)

On pure spinors in supergravity:

Relating the D'Auria-Fré formulation of supergravity to pure spinor-formalism:

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