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Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality

Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality (Hardback)

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The book begins with a brief review of supersymmetry, and the construction of the minimal supersymmetric standard model and approaches to supersymmetry breaking. General non-perturbative methods are also reviewed leading to the development of holomorphy and the Affleck-Dine-Seiberg superpotential as powerful tools for analysing supersymmetric theories. Seiberg duality is discussed in detail, with many example applications provided, with special attention paid to its use in understanding dynamical supersymmetry breaking. The Seiberg-Witten theory of monopoles is introduced through the analysis of simpler N=1 analogues. Superconformal field theories are described along with the most recent development known as "a-maximization". Supergravity theories are examined in 4, 10, and 11 dimensions, allowing for a discussion of anomaly and gaugino mediation, and setting the stage for the anti-de Sitter/conformal field theory correspondence. This book is unique in containing an overview of the important developments in supersymmetry since the publication of "Supersymmetry and Supergravity" by Wess and Bagger.

It also strives to cover topics that are of interest to both formal and phenomenological theorists.

Science & MathematicsAstronomy, space & timeCosmology & the universeScience & MathematicsMathematicsScience & MathematicsPhysicsNuclear structure physicsScience & MathematicsPhysicsParticle & high-energy physicsScience & MathematicsPhysicsRelativity physics Publisher: Oxford University Press Publication Date: 01/12/2005 ISBN-13: 9780198567639  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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John Terning Associate Professor of Physics Department of Physics University of California One Shields Avenue Davis, CA 95616-8677 Associate Professor of Physics, University of California, Davis Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship: Apr. 96 Superconducting Super Collider Fellowship: Sept. 92 - Aug. 93 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowship: Sept. 90 - Aug. 92 Ph.D. in Physics, University of Toronto, advisor: Professor Bob Holdom, 1985-1990. M.Sc. in Physics, University of Toronto, advisor: Professor Bob Holdom, 1984-1985. B.Sc. in Physics, University of Alberta, 1980-1984.

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