IIB Supergravity Revisited

Journal of High Energy Physics (Impact Factor: 5.62). 06/2005; DOI: 10.1088/1126-6708/2005/08/098
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ABSTRACT We show in the SU(1,1)-covariant formulation that IIB supergravity allows the introduction of a doublet and a quadruplet of ten-form potentials. The Ramond-Ramond ten-form potential which is associated with the SO(32) Type I superstring is in the quadruplet. Our results are consistent with a recently proposed $E_{11}$ symmetry underlying string theory. For the reader's convenience we present the full supersymmetry and gauge transformations of {\it all} fields both in the manifestly SU(1,1) covariant Einstein frame and in the real U(1) gauge fixed string frame. Comment: 36 pages; additional comments in section 7, typos corrected in formulae in sections 5 and 6, references added

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