Superspace actions for multiple M2-branes, metric 3-algebras, and their classification

Sergey Cherkis, Vladimir Dotsenko, Christian Sämann

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We classify canonical metric 3-algebra structures on matrix algebras and find novel three-dimensional conformally invariant actions in N=4 projective superspace based on them. These can be viewed as Chern-Simons theories with special matter content and couplings. We explore the relations of these actions with the N=2 actions based on generalized 3-Lie algebras found earlier and relate them to the original Bagger-Lambert-Gustavsson action.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number086002
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume79
Issue number8
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StatePublished - Apr 1 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Superspace actions for multiple M2-branes, metric 3-algebras, and their classification. / Cherkis, Sergey; Dotsenko, Vladimir; Sämann, Christian.

In: Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, Vol. 79, No. 8, 086002, 01.04.2009.

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