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 Neil Lambert - King's College London
Contents: Symmetries, A No-go Theorem and How to Avoid It; Clifford Algebras and Spinors; Elementary Consequences of Supersymmetry; The Four-dimensional Wess-Zumino Model; Extended Supersymmetry; Central Extensions and BPS Soliton States; etc.
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 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.