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Topological Gravity on $(D,N)-$Shift Superspace Formulation

José A. Helayël Neto; José A. Lourenco; José A. Lourenco; Wesley Spalenza;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2018 Journal: Advances in High Energy Physics, volume 2,018, pages 1-8 (issn: 1687-7357, eissn: 1687-7365, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
In this contribution, we re-assess the subject of topological gravity by following the Shift Supersymmetry formalism. The gauge-fixing of the theory goes under the Batallin-Vilkovisky (BV) prescription based on a diagram that contains both ghost and anti-ghost superfields, associated to the super-vielbein and the super-Lorentz connection. We extend the formulation of the topological gravity action to an arbitrary number of dimensions of the shift superspace by adopting a formulation based on the gauge-fixing for BF-type models.
arXiv: High Energy Physics::TheoryHigh Energy Physics::Lattice
free text keywords: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology, High Energy Physics - Theory, Article Subject, QC1-999, Physics, Mathematical physics, Superspace
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