The anomalous current multiplet in 6D minimal supersymmetry

Sergei M. Kuzenko, Joseph Novak, Igor B. Samsonov

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    Abstract

    For supersymmetric gauge theories with eight supercharges in four, five and six dimensions, a conserved current belongs to the linear multiplet. In the case of sixdimensional (Formula presented.) Poincaré supersymmetry, we present a consistent deformation of the linear multiplet which describes chiral anomalies. This is achieved by developing a superform formulation for the deformed linear multiplet. In the abelian case, we compute a nonlocal effective action generating the gauge anomaly.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number132
    Pages (from-to)1-23
    Number of pages23
    JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
    Volume2016
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2016

    Keywords

    • Anomalies in Field and String Theories
    • Superspaces
    • Supersymmetric Effective Theories

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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