Filename: supersymmetry.pdf
ISBN: 1633880982
Release Date: 2015-09-01
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Author: David Walton
Publisher: Pyr

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Supersymmetry DeMYSTiFied

Filename: supersymmetry-demystified.pdf
ISBN: 0071636412
Release Date: 2009-12-17
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Author: Patrick Labelle
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Supersymmetry and Supergravity

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ISBN: 0691025304
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Author: Julius Wess
Publisher: Princeton University Press

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Supersymmetry and Supergravity

Filename: supersymmetry-and-supergravity.pdf
ISBN: 0691025304
Release Date: 1992
Number of pages: 259
Author: Julius Wess
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Download and read online Supersymmetry and Supergravity in PDF and EPUB 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

Introduction to Supersymmetry

Filename: introduction-to-supersymmetry.pdf
ISBN: 9789814293419
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 439
Author: H. J. W. Mller-Kirsten
Publisher: World Scientific

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Mathematical Foundations of Supersymmetry

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ISBN: 3037190973
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 287
Author: Claudio Carmeli
Publisher: European Mathematical Society

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Five Lectures on Supersymmetry

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ISBN: 0821871935
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Number of pages: 119
Author: Daniel S. Freed
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.

Download and read online Five Lectures on Supersymmetry in PDF and EPUB 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.

Supersymmetry In Quantum and Classical Mechanics

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ISBN: 1420035819
Release Date: 2000-09-21
Number of pages: 240
Author: Bijan Kumar Bagchi
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Supersymmetry In Quantum and Classical Mechanics in PDF and EPUB Following Witten's remarkable discovery of the quantum mechanical scheme in which all the salient features of supersymmetry are embedded, SCQM (supersymmetric classical and quantum mechanics) has become a separate area of research . In recent years, progress in this field has been dramatic and the literature continues to grow. Until now, no book has offered an overview of the subject with enough detail to allow readers to become rapidly familiar with its key ideas and methods. Supersymmetry in Classical and Quantum Mechanics offers that overview and summarizes the major developments of the last 15 years. It provides both an up-to-date review of the literature and a detailed exposition of the underlying SCQM principles. For those just beginning in the field, the author presents step-by-step details of most of the computations. For more experienced readers, the treatment includes systematic analyses of more advanced topics, such as quasi- and conditional solvability and the role of supersymmetry in nonlinear systems.

Supersymmetry Theory Experiment and Cosmology

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ISBN: 9780198509547
Release Date: 2006-11-09
Number of pages: 532
Author: Pierre Binetruy
Publisher: OUP Oxford

Download and read online Supersymmetry Theory Experiment and Cosmology in PDF and EPUB 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.

Supersymmetric Gauge Field Theory and String Theory

Filename: supersymmetric-gauge-field-theory-and-string-theory.pdf
ISBN: 1420050826
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Number of pages: 322
Author: D. Bailin
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Supersymmetric Gauge Field Theory and String Theory in PDF and EPUB Designed as a sequel to the authors' Introduction to Gauge Field Theory, Supersymmetric Gauge Field Theory and String Theory introduces first-year graduate students to supersymmetric theories, including supergravity and superstring theories. Starting with the necessary background in quantum field theory, the book covers the three key topics of high-energy physics. The emphasis is on practical calculations rather than abstract generalities or phenomenological results. Where possible, the authors show how to calculate, connecting the theoretical with the phenomenological. While the field continues to advance and grow, this book addresses the basic theory at the core and will likely remain relevant even if more advanced ideas change.

Introduction to Supersymmetry

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ISBN: 052135675X
Release Date: 1988-03-31
Number of pages: 152
Author: Peter G. O. Freund
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Introduction to Supersymmetry in PDF and EPUB 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.

Supersymmetry in Quantum Mechanics

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ISBN: 9810246129
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 210
Author: Fred Cooper
Publisher: World Scientific

Download and read online Supersymmetry in Quantum Mechanics in PDF and EPUB This invaluable book provides an elementary description of supersymmetric quantum mechanics which complements the traditional coverage found in the existing quantum mechanics textbooks. It gives physicists a fresh outlook and new ways of handling quantum-mechanical problems, and also leads to improved approximation techniques for dealing with potentials of interest in all branches of physics. The algebraic approach to obtaining eigenstates is elegant and important, and all physicists should become familiar with this. The book has been written in such a way that it can be easily appreciated by students in advanced undergraduate quantum mechanics courses. Problems have been given at the end of each chapter, along with complete solutions to all the problems. The text also includes material of interest in current research not usually discussed in traditional courses on quantum mechanics, such as the connection between exact solutions to classical solution problems and isospectral quantum Hamiltonians, and the relation to the inverse scattering problem.

Lecture notes on supersymmetry

Filename: lecture-notes-on-supersymmetry.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015017611529
Release Date: 1975
Number of pages: 77
Author: Lochlainn O'Raifeartaigh

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Supersymmetry and Its Applications

Filename: supersymmetry-and-its-applications.pdf
ISBN: 052130721X
Release Date: 1986-06-12
Number of pages: 481
Author: G. W. Gibbons
Publisher: CUP Archive

Download and read online Supersymmetry and Its Applications in PDF and EPUB This volume contains papers presented at the Nuffield Workshop on supersymmetry and its applications held at Cambridge in the summer of 1985 and attended by many of the leading experts in the field. In physical terms, supersymmetry is a symmetry or gauge invariance which connects bosons (particles with integer spin) with fermions (particles with half integer spin). The study of supersymmetry has led to the construction of Yang-Mills theories, which are the first field theories to be free of the divergences that usually occur in quantum theories, with an infinite number of degrees of freedom. It has also led to the construction of supergravity and superstring theories which seem to be the best hope for a complete unified theory of all physical interactions including gravity. Supersymmetry and its Applications reviews a number of recent advances in the area of anomalies, the topology of gauge theories, superstrings, supergravity and super Yang-Mills theory.The papers, written by both physicists and mathematicians, include both expository articles and progress reports describing most recent developments.


Filename: supersymmetry.pdf
ISBN: 0306420120
Release Date: 1985
Number of pages: 708
Author: Klaus Dietz
Publisher: Plenum Publishing Corporation

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Perspectives on Supersymmetry II

Filename: perspectives-on-supersymmetry-ii.pdf
ISBN: 9789814307505
Release Date: 2010
Number of pages: 604
Author: G. L. Kane
Publisher: World Scientific

Download and read online Perspectives on Supersymmetry II in PDF and EPUB 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 importantly, it opens a window for studying and testing fundamental theories at the Planck scale. Experimentally we are finally entering the intensity and energy and sensitivity regions where superpartners and supersymmetric dark matter candidates 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 consequences for understanding the cosmological history of the universe, and more. This volume begins with an excellent pedagogical introduction to the physics and methods and formalism of supersymmetry which is accessible to anyone with a basic knowledge of the Standard Model of particle physics.Next is an overview of open questions, followed by chapters on topics such as how to detect superpartners and tools for studying them, the current limits on superpartner masses as we enter the LHC era, the lightest superpartner as a dark matter candidate in thermal and non-thermal cosmological histories, and associated Z'' physics. Most chapters have been extended and updated from the earlier edition and some are new. This superb book will allow interested physicists to understand the coming experimental and theoretical progress in supersymmetry and the implications of discoveries of superpartners, and will also help students and workers to quickly learn new aspects of supersymmetry they want to pursue.

Introduction to Supersymmetric Field Theory

Filename: introduction-to-supersymmetric-field-theory.pdf
ISBN: 0750305061
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Number of pages: 656
Author: Sergio M. Kuzenko
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Introduction to Supersymmetric Field Theory in PDF and EPUB 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.