**A Beginner's Guide to Supergravity**

by Ulrich Theis

**Publisher**: Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena 2006**Number of pages**: 64

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This is a write-up of lectures on basic N = 1 supergravity in four dimensions given during a one-semester course at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena. Aimed at graduate students with some previous exposure to general relativity and rigid supersymmetry, we provide a self-contained derivation of the off-shell supergravity multiplet and the most general couplings of chiral multiplets to the latter.

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