publication . Article . Other literature type . Preprint . 2018

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

J. A. Lourenço; J. A. Helayël Neto; W. Spalenza;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2018 Journal: Advances in High Energy Physics (issn: 1687-7357, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hindawi
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: Article Subject, Physics, QC1-999, General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology, High Energy Physics - Theory
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