Supersymmetry and Supergravity - Material for the year 2020-2021

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2020-2021
Lecturer(s): 
Dr Federico Bonetti
Course Term: 
Hilary
Course Weight: 
1.00 unit(s)

Assessment type:

Course Overview: 

16 lectures
Area: PT

Link to homework submission:
TA: Andrea Boido's Class: https://cloud.maths.ox.ac.uk/index.php/s/WP8kazik5pNZjmi
TA Jospeh McGovern's Class: https://cloud.maths.ox.ac.uk/index.php/s/oBKgZcaE9F4bw3z

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

Reading List: