Open main menu

Eugène Cremmer (born 7 February 1942, in Paris) is a French theoretical physicist. He is directeur de recherche at the CNRS working at the École Normale Supérieure.[1] In 1978, together with Bernard Julia and Joël Scherk, he co-developed 11 dimensional supergravity theory[2] and proposed a mechanism of spontaneous compactification in field theory.[3]


  1. ^ "Eugène CREMMER". Laboratoire de Physique Théorique de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure. Retrieved 2 September 2010.
  2. ^ Duff M J The Theory Formerly Known as Strings, Scientific American Feb 1998, 64-69.
  3. ^ E Cremmer, J Scherk: Spontaneous compactification of space in an Einstein-Yang-Mills-Higgs model - Nuclear Physics B, 1976