Introduction to Supersymmetry
by Adel Bilal
Publisher: arXiv 2001
Number of pages: 83
These are expanded notes of lectures given at the summer school "Gif 2000" in Paris. The present introduction is elementary and pragmatic. The author discusses: spinors and the Poincar'e group, the susy algebra and susy multiplets, superfields and susy lagrangians, susy gauge theories, spontaneously broken susy, the non-linear sigma model, N=2 susy gauge theories, and finally Seiberg-Witten duality.
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by Neil Lambert - King's College London
Supersymmetry has been a very fruitful subject of research and has taught us a great deal about mathematics and quantum field theory. Hopefully this course will convince the student that supersymmetry is a beautiful and interesting subject.
by Ian J R Aitchison - arXiv.org
These notes are an expanded version of a short course of lectures given for graduate students in particle physics at Oxford. The level was intended to be appropriate for students in both experimental and theoretical particle physics.
by Kenneth Intriligator, Nathan Seiberg - arXiv
We review the subject of spontaneous supersymmetry breaking. First we consider supersymmetry breaking in a semiclassical theory. We illustrate it with several examples, demonstrating different phenomena, including metastable supersymmetry breaking.
by S. Krippendorf, F. Quevedo, O. Schlotterer - arXiv
These lectures are aimed at finishing undergraduate and beginning postgraduate students. The text gives an introduction to supersymmetry in four spacetime dimensions, and extra dimensions which are combined with the concept of supersymmetry.