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Introduction to Supergravity

Henning Samtleben - Ecole Normale Superieure, Lyon

  The plan of the course is (time permitting):
    Pure supergravity in D=4 dimensions.
    Extended supergravity in D=4 dimensions.
    Supergravity in higher dimensions.
    Kaluza-Klein supergravity.
    Gauged supergravity and flux compactifications.
    BPS solutions of supergravity.
    P. Van Nieuwenhuizen, Supergravity, Phys.Rept. 68 (1981) 189.
    M. Duff, B. Nilsson and C. Pope, Kaluza-Klein supergravity, Phys. Rept. 130 (1986) 1.
    Y. Tanii, Introduction to supergravities in diverse dimensions, [arXiv:hep-th/9802138].
    B. de Wit, Supergravity, in Unity from Duality: Gravity, Gauge Theory and Strings, Springer, 2003, [arXiv:hep-th/0212245].
    H. Samtleben, Lectures on Gauged Supergravity and Flux Compactifications, CQG 25 (2008) 214002, [arXiv:0808.4076 [hep-th]].