Supersymmetry and Supergravity

Supersymmetry and Supergravity Author Julius Wess
ISBN-10 0691025304
Release 1992
Pages 259
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This widely acclaimed introduction to N = 1 supersymmetry and supergravity is aimed at readers familiar with relativistic quantum field theory who wish to learn about the supersymmetry algebra. In this new volume Supersymmetry and Supergravity has been greatly expanded to include a detailed derivation of the most general coupling of super-symmetric gauge theory to supergravity. The final result is the starting point for phenomenological studies of supersymmetric theories. The book is distinguished by its pedagogical approach to supersymmetry. It develops several topics in advanced field theory as the need arises. It emphasizes the logical coherence of the subject and should appeal to physicists whose interests range from the mathematical to the phenomenological. In praise of the first edition: "A beautiful exposition of the original ideas of Wess and Zumino in formulating N = 1 supersymmetry and supergravity theories, couched in the language of superfields introduced by Strathdee and the reviewer.... [All] serious students of particle physics would do well to acquire a copy."--Abdus Salam, Nature "An excellent introduction to this exciting area of theoretical physics."--C. J. Isham, Physics Bulletin



Five Lectures on Supersymmetry

Five Lectures on Supersymmetry Author Daniel S. Freed
ISBN-10 0821871935
Release
Pages 119
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The lectures featured in this book treat fundamental concepts necessary for understanding the physics behind these mathematical applications. Freed approaches the topic with the assumption that the basic notions of supersymmetric field theory are unfamiliar to most mathematicians. He presents the material intending to impart a firm grounding in the elementary ideas.



Weak Scale Supersymmetry

Weak Scale Supersymmetry Author Howard Baer
ISBN-10 9781139455077
Release 2006-05-04
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Supersymmetric models of particle physics predict new superpartner matter states for each particle in the Standard Model. These superpartners will have wide ranging implications, from cosmology to observations at high energy accelerators, such as CERN's LHC. In this 2006 text, the authors develop the basic concepts of supersymmetry and show how it can be incorporated into a theoretical framework for describing unified theories of elementary particles. They develop the technical tools of supersymmetry using four-component spinor notation familiar to high energy experimentalists and phenomenologists. The text takes the reader from an abstract formalism to a straightforward recipe for writing supersymmetric gauge theories of particle physics, and ultimately to the calculations necessary for practical applications at colliders and in cosmology. This is a comprehensive, practical and accessible introduction to supersymmetry for experimental and phenomenological particle physicists and graduate students. Exercises and worked examples that clarify the material are interspersed throughout.



Supersymmetry After the Higgs Discovery

Supersymmetry After the Higgs Discovery Author Ignatios Antoniadis
ISBN-10 9783662441725
Release 2014-08-18
Pages 175
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Supersymmetry (SUSY) is a new symmetry that relates bosons and fermions, which has strong support at both the mathematical and the physical level. This book offers a comprehensive review, following the development of SUSY from its very early days up to present. The order of the contributions should provide the reader with the historical development as well as the latest theoretical updates and interpretations, and experimental constraints from particle accelerators and dark matter searches. It is a great pleasure to bring together here contributions from authors who initiated or have contributed significantly to the development of this theory over so many years. To present a balanced point of view, the book also includes a closing contribution that attempts to describe the physics beyond the Standard Model in the absence of SUSY. The contributions to this book have been previously published in The European Physical Journal C - Particles and Fields.



Introduction to Supersymmetry

Introduction to Supersymmetry Author Peter G. O. Freund
ISBN-10 052135675X
Release 1988-03-31
Pages 152
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Just as ordinary symmetries relate various forms of matter to each other, and various basic forces to each other, so the novel concept of supersymmetry relates (Fermi) matter to (Bose) force. It is the aim of this book to provide a brief introductory description of the new physical and mathematical ideas involved in formulating supersymmetric theories. The book starts with a physical motivation of supersymmetry, a presentation of the mathematics of Lie superalgebras, supergroups and superspace. Techniques for constructing manifestly globally supersymmetric field theories are given, using the superfield formalism. To allow for a clear flow of ideas, the basic ideas and techniques are worked out in low space dimensionalities where the formulae do not obscure the concepts. Generalizations to four space-time dimensions are then readily come by. Some quantum aspects are discussed. Possible phenomenological applications are not emphasized. Supergravities, locally supersymmetric theories are then considered in 4 and 11 dimensions, in component formalism. An introduction to supersymmetry will be of interest to postgraduate students and researchers in theoretical and particle physics, especially those working in quantum field theory, quantum gravity, general relativity and supergravity. The book will also be of interest to mathematicians with an interest in theoretical physics.



Introduction to Supersymmetry and Supergravity

Introduction to Supersymmetry and Supergravity Author Peter C. West
ISBN-10 9810200994
Release 1990
Pages 425
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To the 1st edition of this monograph (addressed to advanced graduate students and researchers ) the author, responding to developments within superstring theory, has added 51/2 chapters dealing with two- dimensional supersymmetry. Authoritative, as lucid as the subject matter allows (yet demanding nonetheless!), attractively produced and priced. (NW) Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR



Introduction to Supersymmetry

Introduction to Supersymmetry Author H. J. W. Mller-Kirsten
ISBN-10 9789814293419
Release 2010
Pages 439
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Introduction to Supersymmetric Field Theory

Introduction to Supersymmetric Field Theory Author Sergio M. Kuzenko
ISBN-10 0750305061
Release 1998-01-01
Pages 656
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Ideas and Methods of Supersymmetry and Supergravity: Or a Walk Through Superspace provides a comprehensive, detailed, and self-contained account of four dimensional simple supersymmetry and supergravity. Throughout the book, the authors cultivate their material in detail with calculations and full discussions of the fundamental ideas and motivations. They develop the subject in its superfield formulations but where appropriate for illustration, analogy, and comparison with conventional field theory, they use the component formulation. The book discusses many subjects that, until now, can only be found in the research literature. In addition, it presents a plethora of new results. Combining classical and quantum field theory with group theory, differential geometry, and algebra, the book begins with a solid mathematical background that is used in the rest of the book. The next chapter covers algebraic aspects of supersymmetry and the concepts of superspace and superfield. In the following chapters, the book presents classical and quantum superfield theory and the superfield formulation of supergravity. A synthesis of results and methods developed in the book, the final chapter concludes with the theory of effective action in curved superspaces. After studying this book, readers should be well prepared to pursue independent research in any area of supersymmetry and supergravity. It will be an indispensable source of reference for advanced graduate students, postdoctoral faculty, and researchers involved in quantum field theory, high energy physics, gravity theory, mathematical physics, and applied mathematics.



Supersymmetry in Particle Physics

Supersymmetry in Particle Physics Author Ian Aitchison
ISBN-10 9781139467056
Release 2007-09-20
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Supersymmetry represents the culmination of the search for fundamental symmetries that has dominated particle physics for 50 years. Traditionally, the constituents of matter (fermions) were regarded as different from the particles (bosons) transmitting the forces between them. In supersymmetry, fermions and bosons are unified. Intended for graduate students in particle physics, and researchers in experimental and phenomenological supersymmetry, this textbook, first published in 2007, provides a simple introduction to a previously formidably technical field. Its elementary, practical treatment brings readers to the frontier of contemporary research, in particular the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider. Theories are constructed through an intuitive 'trial and error' approach. Basic elements of spinor formalism and superfields are introduced, allowing readers to access more advanced treatments. Emphasis is placed on physical understanding, and on detailed derivations of important steps. Many short exercises are included, making for a valuable and accessible self-study tool.



Unification and Supersymmetry

Unification and Supersymmetry Author Rabindra N. Mohapatra
ISBN-10 9780387955346
Release 2003
Pages 421
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Supersymmetry in Mathematics and Physics

Supersymmetry in Mathematics and Physics Author Sergio Ferrara
ISBN-10 9783642217449
Release 2011-08-27
Pages 273
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Supersymmetry was created by the physicists in the 1970's to give a unified treatment of fermions and bosons, the basic constituents of matter. Since then its mathematical structure has been recognized as that of a new development in geometry, and mathematicians have busied themselves with exploring this aspect. This volume collects recent advances in this field, both from a physical and a mathematical point of view, with an accent on a rigorous treatment of the various questions raised.



Perspectives on Supersymmetry

Perspectives on Supersymmetry Author Gordon L Kane
ISBN-10 9789814495820
Release 1998-07-03
Pages 504
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Supersymmetry is at an exciting stage of development. It extends the Standard Model of particle physics into a more powerful theory that both explains more and allows more questions to be addressed. Most important, it opens a window for studying and testing fundamental theories at the Planck scale. Experimentally we are finally entering the intensity and energy regions where superpartners are likely to be detected, and then studied. There has been progress in understanding the remarkable physics implications of supersymmetry, including the derivation of the Higgs mechanism, the unification of the Standard Model forces, cosmological connections such as a candidate for the cold dark matter of the universe and the scalar fields that drive inflation and their potential, the relationship to Planck scale theories, and more. While there are a number of reviews and books where the mathematical structure and uses of supersymmetry can be learned, there are few where the particle physics is the main focus. This book fills that gap. It begins with an excellent pedagogical introduction to the physics and methods and formalism of supersymmetry, by S Martin, which is accessible to anyone with a basic knowledge of the Standard Model of particle physics. Next is an overview of open questions by K Dienes and C Kolda, followed by chapters on topics ranging from how to detect superpartners to connections with Planck scale theories, by leading experts. This invaluable book will allow any interested physicist to understand the coming experimental and theoretical progress in supersymmetry, and will also help students and workers to quickly learn new aspects of supersymmetry they want to pursue. Contents:A Supersymmetry Primer (S P Martin)Supersymmetry and Particle Physics: A Roadmap of Future Directions (K R Dienes & C Kolda)Soft Supersymmetry-Breaking Terms from Supergravity and Superstring Models (A Brignole et al.)Regularisation of Supersymmetric Theories (I Jack & D R T Jones)Supersymmetry and String Theory (M Dine)Supersymmetric Particle Searches at LEP (J-F Grivaz)The Search for Supersymmetry at the Tevatron Collider (M Carena et al.)Low-Energy Supersymmetry at Future Colliders (J F Gunion & H E Haber)Supersymmetric Event Generation and the Reach of Colliders for Supersymmetry (H Baer & S Mrenna)Mass Density of Neutralino Dark Matter (J D Wells)Supersymmetry and Inflation (L Randall)Z′ Physics and Supersymmetry (M Cvetic & P Langacker)Probing Physics at Short Distances with Supersymmetry (H Murayama)A Higgsino-LSP World (G L Kane)Gauge-Mediated Supersymmetry Breaking (G F Giudice & R Rattazzi)Charge and Color Breaking (J A Casas)Supersymmetric Loop Effects (P H Chankowski & S Pokorski)CP Violation in Low-Energy SUSY (A Masiero & L Silvestrini)Supergravity Unified Models (R Arnowitt & P Nath)An Introduction to Explicit R-Parity Violation (H Dreiner) Readership: High-energy, astro-, experimental and theoretical physicists. Keywords:Supersymmetry;Superpartners;Superstrings;Tevatron;Colliders;Cold Dark Matter;Inflation;Unification;SupergravityReviews: “Most of the articles are very useful for researchers or graduate students who want to learn about the status of the subject … the book serves its purpose of reviewing the current status of the phenomenology of supersymmetric models.” Contemporary Physics



Supersymmetry

Supersymmetry Author P. Bin©♭truy
ISBN-10 9780198509547
Release 2006-11-09
Pages 520
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This book describes the basic concepts of supersymmetric theories. It is aimed at theorists, experimentalists and cosmologists interested in supersymmetry, and its content is correspondingly divided into three distinct tracks of study. The topics covered include a discussion of the motivation for supersymmetry in fundamental physics, a description of the minimal supersymmetric model as well as models of grand unification and string models, a presentation of the main scenarios forsupersymmetry breaking, including the concepts and results of dynamical breaking. On the astrophysics/cosmology side, the book includes discussions of supersymmetric dark matter candidates, inflation, dark energy, and the cosmological constant problem. Some very basic knowledge of quantum field theoryis needed and extensive appendices (in particular an introduction to the Standard Model of fundamental interactions) allow the reader to refresh and complete their notions.



Lecture notes on supersymmetry

Lecture notes on supersymmetry Author Lochlainn O'Raifeartaigh
ISBN-10 UOM:39015017611529
Release 1975
Pages 77
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SUSY 95

SUSY 95 Author Ignatios Antoniadis
ISBN-10 2863321935
Release 1996
Pages 625
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Mathematical Foundations of Supersymmetry

Mathematical Foundations of Supersymmetry Author Claudio Carmeli
ISBN-10 3037190973
Release 2011
Pages 287
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Supersymmetry DeMYSTiFied

Supersymmetry DeMYSTiFied Author Patrick LaBelle
ISBN-10 9780071636421
Release 2010-01-05
Pages 496
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Unravel the mystery of SUPERSYMMETRY Trying to comprehend supersymmetry but feeling a bit off balance? Grab hold of this straightforward guide and learn the fundamental concepts behind this revolutionary principle. Covers supercharges, SUPERFIELDS, superspace, SUSY breaking, the minimal supersymmetric standard model, and more LOADED with DETAILED examples, ILLUSTRATIONS, and explanations Perfect for SELF-STUDY or as a classroom SUPPLEMENT COMPLETE with end-of-chapter QUIZZES and a FINAL EXAM Written in an easy-to-follow format, Supersymmetry Demystified explains Weyl, Majorana, and Dirac spinors, notations, and supersymmetric lagrangians. Supersymmetric charges and their algebra are discussed, as are interactions and gauge theories. The book also covers superspace formalism, superfields, supersymmetry breaking, and much more. Detailed examples, clear illustrations, and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce learning. It's a no-brainer! You'll get: An explanation of the Wess-Zumino model Tips on how to build supersymmetric lagrangians Coverage of superspace and superfields A detailed presentation of the minimal supersymmetric standard model (MSSM) and some of its phenomenological implications. Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Supersymmetry Demystified is your key to understanding this fascinating particle physics subject.