Dec 15 – 16, 2022
Centre for Particle Theory, Durham
Europe/London timezone

Higher-spin symmetry in asymptotically flat space-time

Dec 16, 2022, 2:30 PM
30m
Ph8 (zoom room 1) (Centre for Particle Theory, Durham)

Ph8 (zoom room 1)

Centre for Particle Theory, Durham

Department of Physics Durham University South Road Durham DH1 3LE
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Speaker

Simon Pekar (University of Mons)

Description

We present an algebra of generators of symmetry for massless higher-spin particles in asymptotically Minkowski space with dimension D ≥ 3, and show that it admits an extension to an algebra of asymptotic symmetries, similar to the generalized BMS algebra. We discuss its relevance for the asymptotic symmetries of Fronsdal fields and its implications for flat holography

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Primary author

Simon Pekar (University of Mons)

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