International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 35, Issue 12, pp 2597–2601 | Cite as

SuperW n gravity on compactified moduli space

  • Younghun Kwon
  • Dall Sun Yoon


We study the divergent behavior ofW gravity theories. As a tool, we use the Grothendieck-Riemann-Roch theorem on the compactified moduli space. We show thatW n gravity has severe divergences caused by negative masses. However, for superextension ofW n gravity the divergences by negative masses are miraculously cured by the counterpart contribution of superpartners.


Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Gravity Theory Severe Divergence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Younghun Kwon
    • 1
  • Dall Sun Yoon
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsHanyang UniversityAnsan, Kyungki-DoSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsHanyang UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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