The super W algebra Academic Article uri icon


  • We construct a higher-spin N = 2 superalgebra whose bosonic sector is W W1+. It can be realised in terms of bilinear currents involving free complex bosonic and fermionic fields. We also discuss the spectral flow, and various truncations. 1990.

published proceedings

  • Physics Letters B

author list (cited authors)

  • Bergshoeff, E., Pope, C. N., Romans, L. J., Sezgin, E., & Shen, X.

citation count

  • 85

complete list of authors

  • Bergshoeff, E||Pope, CN||Romans, LJ||Sezgin, E||Shen, X

publication date

  • August 1990