OKC/Nordita High-Energy Physics Theory seminar

Supergravity and the cosmological constant

by Eric Bergshoeff (University of Groningen)

Europe/Stockholm
tba (Uppsala)

tba

Uppsala

Description
I will discuss under which conditions a cosmological constant can be added to a given supergravity theory. In the case of a positive cosmological constant I will show how the results are related to brane supersymmetrty breaking using an anti-D3-brane.