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

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) :

“Introduction to Supersymmetry and Supergravity”, 2nd Edn., Peter West, World Scientific, 1990.

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Lectures and Links :


Lecture 1  (link)

Ch.1   Introduction

Ch.2   The Supersymmetry Algebra


Lecture 2  (link)

Ch.3   Alternative Approaches to the Supersymmetry Algebra

Ch.4   Immediate Consequences of the Supersymmetry Algebra


Lecture 3  (link)

Ch.5   The West-Zumino Model

Ch.6   N=1 Supersymmetric Gauge Theory : Super QED


Lecture 4  (link)

Ch.7   N=1 Yang-Mills Theory and the Noether Technique

Ch.8   The Irreducible Representations of Supersymmetry


Lecture 5   (link)

Ch.9    Simple Supergravity : Linearized N=1 Supergravity

Ch.10   Invariance of Simple Supergravity


Lecture 6   (link)

Ch.11   Tensor Calculus of Rigid Supersymmetry

Ch.12   Theories of Extended Rigid Supersymmetry


Lecture 7  (link)

Ch.13   The Local Tensor Calculus and the Coupling of Supergravity to Matter

Ch.14   Superspace


Lecture 8  (link)

Ch.15   Superspace Formulations of Rigid Supersymmetric Theories

Ch.16   Superspace Formulations of N=1 Supergravity


Lecture 9  (link)

Ch.17   N=1 Super-Feynman Rules

Ch.18   Ultra-Violet Properties of the Extended Rigid Supersymmetric Theories


Lecture 10  (link)

Ch.19   Spontaneous Breaking of Supersymmetry and Realistic Models

Ch.20   Currents in Supersymmetric Theories


Lecture 11   (link)

Ch.21   Introduction to Two-Dimension Supersymmetric Models and Superstring Actions

Ch.22   Two-Dimension Supersymmetry Algebras


Lecture 12   (link)

Ch.23   Two-Dimensional Superspace and the Construction of Models

Ch.24   Superspace Formulations of Two-Dimensional Supergravities


Lecture 13  (link)

Ch.25   The Superconformal Group

Ch.26   Green Functions and Operator Product Expansions in (2,2) Superconformal Models


Lecture 14   (link)

Ch.27   Gauge Covariant Formulation of Strings


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