Soviet Physics Journal

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 291–294 | Cite as

Definition of superspace in the theory of supergravity

  • O. A. Zakharov
Physics of Elementary Particles and Field Theory


A mathematically rigorous treatment of superspace with even and odd coordinates leads to the appearance of a nilpotent part for even coordinates. Hence, a problem arises in the physical interpretation of the theory of supergravity.


Physical Interpretation Rigorous Treatment Nilpotent Part 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. A. Zakharov
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  1. 1.M. V. Lomonosov State UniversityMoscow

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