Le contenu de cette page n’est pas disponible en français. Veuillez nous en excuser.
 

UV Caps for 6D Gauged Chiral Supergravity



Playing this video requires the latest flash player from Adobe.

Download link (right click and 'save-as') for playing in VLC or other f4v compatible player.


Download Video


Recording Details

Speaker(s): 
Scientific Areas: 
PIRSA Number: 
07090009

Abstract

I will discuss recent results in Supersymmetric Large Extra Dimensions (SLED), a scenario which shows promise towards solving both the hierarchy and the cosmological constant problems. One of the issues which arises in this programme is a direct result of the need to use
codimension-2 branes, which can only consistently couple to gravity through a tension term in the action. This precludes us from asking certain interesting questions, such as what will happen when a phase transition occurs on the brane. In this talk, I will describe how these codim-2 branes can be modelled as codim-1, thus enabling us to work with more interesting brane actions.