Lectures on Supersymmetry Breaking
by Kenneth Intriligator, Nathan Seiberg
Publisher: arXiv 2007
Number of pages: 47
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. Then we give a brief review of the dynamics of supersymmetric gauge theories. Finally, we use this dynamics to present various mechanisms for dynamical supersymmetry breaking.
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by Adel Bilal - arXiv
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, and more.
by Kevin Cahill - arXiv
These notes provide an introduction to supersymmetry. They begin with supersymmetric quantum mechanics and the basic properties of spinor fields. The supersymmetry of simple theories of spin-zero and spin-one-half fields is discussed...
by Neil Lambert - King's College London
From the table of contents: Introduction; Gauge Theory; Fermion: Clifford Algebras and Spinors; Supersymmetry; Elementary Consequences of Supersymmetry; Super-Yang Mills; Extended Supersymmety; Physical Features of Yang-Mills Theories.
by Ivo Sachs - Trinity College Dublin
These notes are based on a number of graduate lectures. The aim is to provide a concise introduction to supersymmetry including some classic material such as the Coleman-Mandula theorem, supersymmetry algebra and non-renormalisation theorems.