A non-existence theorem for N > 16 supersymmetric AdS3 backgrounds

A. S. Haupt, S. Lautz, G. Papadopoulos*

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We show that there are no smooth warped AdS3 solutions in 10- and 11- dimensional supergravities which preserve strictly more than 16 supersymmetries and have internal space a compact without boundary manifold.

Original languageEnglish
Article number178
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2018


  • AdS-CFT Correspondence
  • Flux compactifications
  • Supergravity Models
  • Superstring Vacua


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