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Supertranslations to All Orders*

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ABSTRACT

We calculate the transformation laws of the general linear superfield and chiral superfields under supertranslations to all orders in the translation parameters . We use the superfield formalism with complete expansions of the component fields in the coordinate shifts . The results show in particular how a general supertranslation transforms each component field of a supermultiplet into a complete superfield. The results also provide complete parametri-zations of orbits of component fields under supertranslations.

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R. Dick, "Supertranslations to All Orders*," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2010, pp. 59-66. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2010.11007.

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