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A uniqueness theorem for warped N > 16 Minkowski backgrounds with fluxes

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-187
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Early online date26 Apr 2019
Accepted/In press22 Apr 2019
E-pub ahead of print26 Apr 2019
Published10 Jun 2019


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We demonstrate that warped Minkowski space backgrounds, R n−1,1 × w M d−n , n≥3, that preserve strictly more than 16 supersymmetries in d=11 and type II d=10 supergravities and with fields which may not be smooth everywhere are locally isometric to the R d−1,1 Minkowski vacuum. In particular, all such flux compactification vacua of these theories have the same local geometry as the maximally supersymmetric vacuum R n−1,1 ×T d−n .

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