Vacua analysis in extended supersymmetry compactifications

Dibitetto, G., Guarino, A. & Roest, D., Sep-2012, In : Fortschritte der physik-Progress of physics. 60, 9-10, p. 987-990 4 p.

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We analyse geometric type IIA flux compactifications leading to ?? = 4 gauged supergravities in four dimensions. The complete landscape of isotropic vacua is presented, which turns out to belong to a unique theory. The solutions admit an uplift to maximal supergravity due to the vanishing of the flux-induced tadpoles for all the supersymmetry-breaking branes. Such an uplift is sketched out and the full ?? = 8 mass spectra are discussed. We find the interesting presence of a non-supersymmetric and nevertheless stable minimum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)987-990
Number of pages4
JournalFortschritte der physik-Progress of physics
Issue number9-10
Publication statusPublished - Sep-2012


  • Flux compactifications, extended supersymmetry, supergravity models

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