The extra dimensions of the eleven-dimensional simple supergravity are ricci-flat if they are compact

Ming Quey Chen, De Ching Chern, Rue Ron Hsu, Wai Bong Yeung

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Abstract

By using the de Rham-Yano-Bochner lemma on harmonic tensor fields in a compact orientable manifold, we show that the extra dimensions in eleven-dimensional simple supergravity will he Ricci-flat if they are compact.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)170-172
Number of pages3
JournalLettere al Nuovo Cimento Series 2
Volume41
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1984 Oct 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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