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Lecture Topic : (Math Physics) SUPERSYMMETRY (PhD Wess)

Prerequisites : Supersymmetry (M2); Gauge Theory (M2); Particle Physics (M2); Representation Theory (M1); Quantum Field Theory (M2); Differential Forms (M1); Tensor Analysis (M1); General Relativity (M2); Complex Manifolds (M2);

Recommended Text(s) :

“Supersymmetry and Supergravity”, 2nd Edn., Julius Wess & Jonathan Bagger,PrincetonUniversity Press, 1992.

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Lectures and Links :


Lecture 1  (link)

Ch.1   Why Supersymmetry?

Ch.2   Representations of the Supersymmetry Algebra


Lecture 2  (link)

Ch.3   Component Fields

Ch.4   Superfields


Lecture 3  (link)

Ch.5   Chiral Superfields

Ch.6   Vector Superfields


Lecture 4  (link)

Ch.7   Gauge Invariant Interactions

Ch.8   Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking


Lecture 5   (link)

Ch.9    Superfield Propagators

Ch.10   Feynman Rules for Supergraphs


Lecture 6   (link)

Ch.11   Nonlinear Realizations

Ch.12   Differential Forms in Superspace


Lecture 7  (link)

Ch.13   Gauge Theories Revisited

Ch.14   Vielbein, Torsion, and Curvature


Lecture 8  (link)

Ch.15   Bianchi Identities

Ch.16   Supergauge Transformations


Lecture 9  (link)

Ch.17   The q = qbar = 0 Components of the Vielbein, Connection, Torsion and Curvature

Ch.18   The Supergravity Multiplet


Lecture 10  (link)

Ch.19   Chiral and Vector Superfields in Curved Space

Ch.20   New q Variables and the Chiral Density


Lecture 11   (link)

Ch.21    The Minimal Chiral Supergravity Model

Ch.22   Chiral Models and Kahler Geometry


Lecture 12   (link)

Ch.23   General Chiral Supergravity Models

Ch.24   Gauge Invariant Models


Lecture 13  (link)

Ch.25   Gauge Invariant Supergravity Models

Ch.26   Low Energy Theorems


Lecture 14   (link)

Appendix A : Notation and Spinor Algebra

Appendix B : Results in Spinor Algebra


Lecture 15   (link)

Appendix C : Kahler Geometry

Appendix D : Isometries and Kahler Geometry


Lecture 16   (link)

Appendix E : Nonlinear Realizations

Appendix F : Nonlinear Realizations and Invariant Actions

Appendix G : Gauge Invariant Supergravity Models


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