, 2012:174
Date: 29 Oct 2012

Duality invariant M-theory: gauged supergravities and Scherk-Schwarz reductions

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Abstract

We consider the reduction of the duality invariant approach to M-theory by a U-duality group valued Scherk-Schwarz twist. The result is to produce potentials for gauged supergravities that are normally associated with non-geometric compactifications. The local symmetry reduces to gauge transformations with the gaugings exactly matching those of the embedding tensor approach to gauged supergravity. Importantly, this approach now includes a nontrivial dependence of the fields on the extra coordinates of the extended space.

ArXiv ePrint: 1208.0020