Supersymmetry and Supergravity (2019-2020)

Dr Cyril Closset
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Course Weight: 
1.00 unit(s)

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Course Overview: 

16 lectures
Area: PT
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Course Syllabus: 

Motivations for supersymmetry, supersymmetric QM and the Witten index, spinors in various dimensions, supersymmetry algebras and representations, superfields and superspace, SUSY field theories in 3+1 dimensions, non-renormalisation theorems, SUSY breaking, the MSSM and its phenomenology, brief introduction to supergravity