Document Type

Article

Date

9-3-2004

Language

English

Disciplines

Physics

Description/Abstract

We describe how the usual supercharges of extended supersymmetry may be {\it twisted} to produce a BRST-like supercharge Q. The usual supersymmetry algebra is then replaced by a twisted algebra and the action of the twisted theory is shown to be generically Q-exact. In flat space the twisting procedure can be regarded as a change of variables carrying no physical significance. However, the twisted theories can often be transferred to the lattice while preserving the twisted supersymmetry. As an example we construct a lattice version of the two-dimensional supersymmetric sigma model

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Contribution to Lattice2004(theory) More information at http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-lat/0409015

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Harvested from Arxiv.org

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