On the construction of an SU(8) charge in N=8 supergravity

A. Casher, D. Polarski

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Abstract

The construction of a configuration of scalar fields leading to an SU(8) charge obeying Gauss's law at infinity is investigated. It is shown that the infrared behaviour of the charge does not allow an asymptotically flat spacetime, a fact that seems applicable to any non-linear, non-compact sigma model.

Original languageEnglish
Article number003
Pages (from-to)551-559
Number of pages9
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1988

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