Essays on Supersymmetry

to our own also needs to be understood. Such unification may also require that the supersymmetry group possess irreducible representations with infinite reductiori on the Poincare subgroup, to accommodate an infinite set of particles. Such possibilities were 5 envisaged long ago and have recently re...

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Other Authors: Fronsdal, C. (Editor), Flato, M. (Editor), Hirai, T. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1986, 1986
Edition:1st ed. 1986
Series:Mathematical Physics Studies
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Why supersymmetry?
  • 2. Why in de Sitter space?
  • 3. Why group theory?
  • 4. Background
  • 5. This book, summary
  • 6. Future directions
  • Unitary Representations of Supergroups
  • 0. Introduction.
  • 1. General structural problems
  • 2. Invariant Hermitean forms
  • 3. An example: osp(2n/l)
  • 3+2 De Sitter Superfields
  • 0. Introduction
  • 1. Superfields and induced representations
  • 2. Induction from an irreducible representation
  • 3. Invariant operators
  • 4. Massive superfields, “scalar” multiplet
  • 5. The “vector” multiplet
  • 6. The simplest superfield for N = 2 supersymmetry
  • 7. Induction from an irreducible representation
  • 8. Wave equations for N = 2
  • 9. The spinor superfield and de Sitter chirality
  • Appendices
  • Al. Linear action for osp(2n/l)
  • A2. Linear action for osp(2n/2)
  • A3. Intertwining operators
  • A4. Invariant fields
  • Spontaneously Generated Field Theories, Zero-Center Modules, Colored Singletons and the Virtues of N = 6 Supergravity
  • 0. Introduction
  • 1. De Sitter electrodynamics
  • 2. Conformal electrodynamics
  • 3. De Sitter super electrodynamics
  • 4. Extended de Sitter super electrodynamics
  • 5. Super conformal electrodynamics
  • 6. Extended super conformal electrodynamics
  • Massless Particles, Orthosymplectic Symmetry and Another Type of Kaluza-Klein Theory
  • 0. Introduction
  • I. Geometric preliminaries
  • II. Superfield preliminaries
  • III. Algebraic representation theory
  • IV. Homogeneous space and line bundle
  • V. Physical interpretation
  • VI. Scalar field on space time
  • VII. osp(8) field theory
  • a beginning