by Neil Lambert
Publisher: King's College London 2008
Number of pages: 55
Contents: Introduction; Symmetries, A No-go Theorem and How to Avoid It; Preliminaries: Clifford Algebras and Spinors; Elementary Consequences of Supersymmetry; The Four-dimensional Wess-Zumino Model; Extended Supersymmetry; Central Extensions and BPS Soliton States; Off-shell Supersymmetry, Auxiliary Fields and Superspace; The Super-Point Particle.
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