General Relativity and Gravitation

, Volume 20, Issue 3, pp 261–277 | Cite as

On the problem of spacetime symmetries in the theory of supergravity

  • M. A. J. Vandyck
Research Articles


In the framework of the simple (N=1) supergravity, a definition of a spacetime symmetry is discussed. It is shown to have a smooth relativistic limit. As an application, the problem of the plane wave in supergravity is studied.


Plane Wave Differential Geometry Relativistic Limit Spacetime Symmetry 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. J. Vandyck
    • 1
  1. 1.Dublin Institute for Advanced StudiesDublin 4Ireland

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