Supersymmetry and Supergravity - Material for the year 2019-2020

2019-2020
Lecturer(s): 
Dr Cyril Closset
Course Term: 
Hilary
Course Weight: 
1.00 unit(s)

Assessment type:

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