nLab
type II supergravity

Context

Gravity

String theory

Super-Geometry

Contents

Idea

Type II supergravity is a supergravity in dimension 10 which is the low-energy effective quantum field theory underlying type II string theory.

References

General

See the general references at supergravity.

Construction of type IIA supergravity via KK-compactification from 11d supergravity:

Duality-symmetric formulation:

Solutions and BPS states

Disucssion of black hole solutions (see also at black holes in string theory) includes

Discussion of black branes and BPS states for type II supergravity includes

In terms of (exceptional) generalized complex geometry

A relation of the U-duality symmetry to generalized complex geometry is discussed in

A thesis reviewing some aspects is

Via double field theory

Discusdion of type IIA and IIB supergravities via double field theory:

and, to the full order in fermions, in

Comprehensive discussion in higher differential geometry: