Quantization of Newton's constant in certain supergravity theories

Edward Witten, Jonathan Bagger

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We show that the nonlinear sigma model can be coupled to supergravity only if Newton's constant is an integral multiple of 1/Fπ2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)202-206
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2 1982

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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