Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 187, Issue 2, pp 417–427

Parallel and Killing Spinors on Spinc Manifolds

  • Andrei Moroianu

DOI: 10.1007/s002200050142

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Moroianu, A. Comm Math Phys (1997) 187: 417. doi:10.1007/s002200050142


We describe all simply connected Spinc manifolds carrying parallel and real Killing spinors. In particular we show that every Sasakian manifold (not necessarily Einstein) carries a canonical Spinc structure with Killing spinors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrei Moroianu
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  1. 1.Institut für reine Mathematik, Ziegelstr. 13a, 10099 Berlin, Germany.¶E-mail: