## Sasakian Structures, Killing Spinors, and Supersymmetry

*Charles P. Boyer and Krzysztof Galicki*

### in Sasakian Geometry

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198564959
- eISBN:
- 9780191713712
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198564959.003.0015
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter gives a very brief overview of the rich theory of Killing spinors describing Bär's correspondence which connects Sasaki-Einstein geometry to Berger's holonomy theorem. It is then shown ... More

## Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality

*John Terning*

- Published in print:
- 2005
- Published Online:
- September 2007
- ISBN:
- 9780198567639
- eISBN:
- 9780191718243
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567639.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The book begins with a brief review of supersymmetry, the construction of the minimal supersymmetric standard model, and approaches to supersymmetry breaking. General non-perturbative methods are ... More

## A Zeptospace Odyssey: A Journey into the Physics of the LHC

*Gian Francesco Giudice*

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199581917
- eISBN:
- 9780191723001
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581917.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

It is at this very moment that the most ambitious scientific experiment of all time is about to begin, and yet its precise aims are rather poorly understood by the general public. This book provides ... More

## Supersymmetry

*Gian Francesco Giudice*

### in A Zeptospace Odyssey: A Journey into the Physics of the LHC

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199581917
- eISBN:
- 9780191723001
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581917.003.0010
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Superspace is an extension of space-time which includes new coordinates with unusual algebraic rules. The nature of superspace is quantum mechanical, because it requires the concept of particle spin. ... More

## Move to UCLA and continuing concerns

*JAGDISH MEHRA and KIMBALL A. MILTON*

### in Climbing the Mountain: The Scientific Biography of Julian Schwinger

- Published in print:
- 2003
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198527459
- eISBN:
- 9780191709593
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527459.003.0014
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics

Julian Schwinger left Harvard University in 1971 to move to the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), perhaps because he perceived that his source theory had received a chilly reception at ... More

## From Langevin Equation To Supersymmetry

*JEAN ZINN-JUSTIN*

### in Quantum Field Theory and Critical Phenomena

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780198509233
- eISBN:
- 9780191708732
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509233.003.0017
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

A particular class of Langevin equations is of special interest: equations with gaussian noise, in which the drift force derives from a static action and is thus conservative (the corresponding ... More

## Integrability: From Statistical Systems to Gauge Theory: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 106, June 2016

*Patrick Dorey, Gregory Korchemsky, Nikita Nekrasov, Volker Schomerus, Didina Serban, and Leticia Cugliandolo (eds)*

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- September 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198828150
- eISBN:
- 9780191866937
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198828150.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This volume contains lectures delivered at the Les Houches Summer School ‘Integrability: from statistical systems to gauge theory’ held in June 2016. The School was focussed on applications of ... More

## SUSY statistical mechanics and random band matrices Thomas Spencer

*Thomas Spencer*

### in Quantum Theory from Small to Large Scales: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 95, August 2010

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199652495
- eISBN:
- 9780191741203
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652495.003.0007
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter presents a mathematical approach to the spectral analysis of large random band matrices, using statistical mechanics and the chapter supersymmetric (SUSY) formalism. It emphasizes the ... More

## From Classical to Quantum Fields

*Laurent Baulieu, John Iliopoulos, and Roland Sénéor*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198788393
- eISBN:
- 9780191830310
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788393.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Quantum field theory has become the universal language of most modern theoretical physics. This book is meant to provide an introduction to this subject with particular emphasis on the physics of the ... More

## Beyond the Standard Model

*Laurent Baulieu, John Iliopoulos, and Roland Sénéor*

### in From Classical to Quantum Fields

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198788393
- eISBN:
- 9780191830310
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788393.003.0026
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The motivation for supersymmetry. The algebra, the superspace, and the representations. Field theory models and the non-renormalisation theorems. Spontaneous and explicit breaking of super-symmetry. ... More

## Localization and N=2 supersymmetric field theory

*Vasily Pestun*

### in Integrability: From Statistical Systems to Gauge Theory: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 106, June 2016

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- September 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198828150
- eISBN:
- 9780191866937
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198828150.003.0011
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The lectures give an introduction to supersymmetric gauge theories from a mathematical perspective. Basic notions about Kähler and special Kähler geometry, and electric–magnetic duality are ... More

## Symmetry

*A. R. P. Rau*

### in The Beauty of Physics: Patterns, Principles, and Perspectives

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- December 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780198709916
- eISBN:
- 9780191780189
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709916.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Symmetries dominate the world around us. This is equally true in physics. Starting with familiar geometrical symmetries of objects under rotation or reflection, physics expands the domain in many ... More

## Conformal Field Theories with Extended Symmetries

*Giuseppe Mussardo*

### in Statistical Field Theory: An Introduction to Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Physics

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- May 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198788102
- eISBN:
- 9780191830082
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788102.003.0013
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The conformal transformations may be part of a larger group of symmetry. Chapter 13 discusses several of the extensions of conformal field theory, including supersymmetry, ZN transformations and ... More

## The Arena of Conformal Models

*Giuseppe Mussardo*

### in Statistical Field Theory: An Introduction to Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Physics

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- May 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198788102
- eISBN:
- 9780191830082
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788102.003.0014
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 14 discusses how the identification of a class of universality is one of the central questions needing an answer for those in the field of statistical physics. This chapter discusses in ... More

## Interacting Fermions and Supersymmetric Models

*Giuseppe Mussardo*

### in Statistical Field Theory: An Introduction to Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Physics

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- May 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198788102
- eISBN:
- 9780191830082
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788102.003.0024
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 24 discusses interacting fermions and supersymmetry (SUSY) models. The chapter addresses the semi-classical formalism relative to a fermion field in a bosonic background. It covers topics ... More

## History—an overview

*Oriol Bohigas and Hans A. Weidenmüller*

### in Stochastic Processes and Random Matrices: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 104, July 2015

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- January 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198797319
- eISBN:
- 9780191838774
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198797319.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

An overview of the history of random matrix theory (RMT) is provided in this chapter. Starting from its inception, the authors sketch the history of RMT until about 1990, focusing their attention on ... More

## Particle physics and cosmology

*Pascal Pralavorio*

### in Post-Planck Cosmology: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 100, July 2013

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198728856
- eISBN:
- 9780191795794
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728856.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter examines how it is possible to deduce consequences of particle physics for cosmology in light of the recent systematic exploration of the electroweak scale by experiments at the Large ... More

## Supersymmetry, or the Defence of Scalars

*Laurent Baulieu, John Iliopoulos, and Roland Sénéor*

### in From Classical to Quantum Fields

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198788393
- eISBN:
- 9780191830310
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788393.003.0027
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The only fields of the Standard Model whose masses are not protected by a symmetry are the scalar fields. Supersymmetry is a symmetry between fermions and bosons which provides precisely such a ... More

## The Edge of the Abyss

*Steven E. Vigdor*

### in Signatures of the Artist: The Vital Imperfections That Make Our Universe Habitable

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- March 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198814825
- eISBN:
- 9780191852954
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198814825.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Chapter 8 deals with the apparent perching of the physical vacuum state in the universe on the edge between stability and meta-stability, at least within the standard model, in light of the mass of ... More

## LHC and BSM

*G. Barr, R. Devenish, R. Walczak, and T. Weidberg*

### in Particle Physics in the LHC Era

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- March 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198748557
- eISBN:
- 9780191811203
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748557.003.0013
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter starts with a review of the Standard Model (SM) cross sections at LHC energies. The resulting challenges for LHC physics are discussed with an emphasis on the trigger systems required. A ... More