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.



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 H. J. W. Mller-Kirsten
ISBN-10 9789814293419
Release 2010
Pages 439
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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 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

Supersymmetry Author S Ferrara
ISBN-10 9789814513531
Release 1987-10-01
Pages 1376
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Readership: High energy physicists, nuclear physicists, mathematicians and mathematical physicists. Keywords:Supersymmetry;Supergravity;Super-Higgs Effect;High Energy Physics



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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Lecture notes on supersymmetry has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Lecture notes on supersymmetry also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Lecture notes on supersymmetry book for free.



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.



Supersymmetry In Quantum and Classical Mechanics

Supersymmetry In Quantum and Classical Mechanics Author Bijan Kumar Bagchi
ISBN-10 1420035819
Release 2000-09-21
Pages 240
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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.



Higgs Supersymmetry and Dark Matter After Run I of the LHC

Higgs  Supersymmetry and Dark Matter After Run I of the LHC Author Béranger Dumont
ISBN-10 9783319449562
Release 2016-10-23
Pages 259
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This work was nominated as an outstanding PhD thesis by the LPSC, Université Grenoble Alpes, France. The LHC Run 1 was a milestone in particle physics, leading to the discovery of the Higgs boson, the last missing piece of the so-called "Standard Model" (SM), and to important constraints on new physics, which challenge popular theories like weak-scale supersymmetry. This thesis provides a detailed account of the legacy of the LHC Run 1 ≤¥regarding these aspects. First, the SM and the need for its extension are presented in a concise yet revealing way. Subsequently, the impact of the LHC Higgs results on scenarios of new physics is assessed in detail, including a careful discussion of the relevant uncertainties. Two approaches are considered: generic modifications of the Higgs couplings, possibly arising from extended Higgs sectors or higher-dimensional operators; and tests of specific new physics models. Lastly, the implications of the null results of the searches for new physics are discussed with a particular focus on supersymmetric dark matter candidates. Here as well, two approaches are presented: the "simplified models" approach, and recasting by event simulation. This thesis stands out for its educational approach, its clear language and the depth of the physics discussion. The methods and tools presented offer readers essential practical tools for future research.



Supersymmetry and Its Applications

Supersymmetry and Its Applications Author G. W. Gibbons
ISBN-10 052130721X
Release 1986-06-12
Pages 481
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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.



Supersymmetry in Quantum Mechanics

Supersymmetry in Quantum Mechanics Author Fred Cooper
ISBN-10 9789814491143
Release 2001-06-29
Pages 224
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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 soliton problems and isospectral quantum Hamiltonians, and the relation to the inverse scattering problem. Contents:The Schrödinger Equation in One DimensionFactorization of a General HamiltonianShape Invariance and Solvable PotentialsCharged Particles in External Fields and SupersymmetryIsospectral HamiltoniansNew Periodic Potentials from SupersymmetrySupersymmetric WKB ApproximationPerturbative Methods for Calculating Energy Spectra and Wave FunctionsAppendices:Path Integrals and SUSYOperator Transforms — New Solvable Potentials from OldLogarithmic Perturbation TheorySolutions to Problems Readership: Graduate and advanced undergraduate students and researchers in quantum, mathematical, theoretical and high energy physics. Keywords:Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics;Quantum Mechanics;Shape Invariant Potentials;Factorization of Hamiltonian;Solvable Potentials;Isospectral Hamiltonians;Periodic Potentials;Supersymmetric WKB Approximation;Path Integrals and Supersymmetry;Supersymmetry and Dirac Equation;Unbroken Supersymmetry;Broken Supersymmetry;Logarithmic Perturbation TheoryReviews:“The many figures and exercises with answers make this book particularly suitable for students in advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate quantum-mechanical courses.”Mathematics Abstracts “… this eminently readable book is a welcome introductory treatise on supersymmetric methods in quantum mechanics … the elementary mathematical language employed throughout the book makes it accessible to anybody who has gone through an introductory quantum mechanics course.”Mathematical Reviews “It provides a solid basic background to some important and deep ideas in quantum mechanics which also have applications in quantum field theory. The authors have kept the discussion simple and clear, but have nevertheless managed to capture much of the beauty and richness of the subject. I think most readers will come to the end of the book having learned many things, and being eager to know more about the subject of supersymmetry. In this sense the book is a success — it whets the appetite and conveys a taste of the magic of supersymmetry.”Contemporary Physics “The authors of this monograph have made significance contributions to this field, especially those related to systematics of shape invariant potentials, new exact models of band structure and WKB approximation. They have produced a delightful monograph on the subject. The usefulness of this monograph is further enhanced by a set of exercises given with each chapter.”Current Science “After a semester of undergraduate quantum mechanics, a student could read the first three chapters and have no difficulty grasping the meaning of supersymmetry. Depending on interest, an instructor could select special topics in this book for unusual twists on quantum mechanics problems … someone studying supersymmetric field theory is likely to find this book helpful to illustrate complex ideas through simpler examples.”American Journal of Physics