Theoretical Particle Physics Seminar – Niels Bohr Institute - University of Copenhagen

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Theoretical Particle Physics Seminar

Speaker: P.A. Grassi, University or Eastern Piedmont, Alessandria

Title: From Supergravity Backgrounds to Pure Spinor Sigma Models

Abstract: I briefly review the Pure Spinor Formalism. I illustrate some
new developments which simplify the formulation of Pure Spinor
Sigma models given a supergravity bakcgrounds. We discuss the general
formulation of Pure Spinor Constraints in generic backgrounds and
applications to non-maximally supersymmetric backgrounds.