The particle interpretation of N = 1 supersymmetric spin foams

Valentina Baccetti*, Etera R. Livine, James P. Ryan

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We show that N = 1-supersymmetric BF theory in 3D leads to a supersymmetric spin foam amplitude via a lattice discretization. Furthermore, by analysing the supersymmetric quantum amplitudes, we show that they can be re-interpreted as 3D gravity coupled to embedded fermionic Feynman diagrams.

Original languageEnglish
Article number225022
Pages (from-to)1-30
Number of pages30
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 21 Nov 2010
Externally publishedYes


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