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Journal of High Energy Physics

, 2015:120 | Cite as

Supersymmetric AdS7 backgrounds in half-maximal supergravity and marginal operators of (1, 0) SCFTs

  • Jan Louis
  • Severin Lüst
Open Access
Regular Article - Theoretical Physics

Abstract

We determine the supersymmetric AdS7 backgrounds of seven-dimensional half-maximal gauged supergravities and show that they do not admit any deformations that preserve all 16 supercharges. We compare this result to the conformal manifold of the holographically dual (1, 0) superconformal field theories and show that accordingly its representation theory implies that no supersymmetric marginal operators exist.

Keywords

Supergravity Models AdS-CFT Correspondence Conformal and W Symmetry 

Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fachbereich Physik der Universität HamburgHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Zentrum für Mathematische PhysikUniversität HamburgHamburgGermany

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