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The 4D/5D connection, black holes and higher-derivative couplings

Presented by: 
B de Wit Universiteit Utrecht
Wednesday 14th March 2012 - 14:00 to 15:00
INI Seminar Room 1
In this talk we review the known higher-derivative couplings in supergravity with eight supercharges in 4 and 5 space-time dimensions. These couplings play an important role in deriving the sub-leading corrections to BPS black hole entropy. It is demonstrated how an off-shell 4D/5D connection clarifies previous results and leads to new insights.
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Presentation Material: 
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons