The Supersymmetry Algebra and its Representation on Fields

  • Olivier Piguet
  • Klaus Sibold
Part of the Progress in Physics book series (PMP, volume 12)


The characteristic ingredient which distinguishes supersymmetric quantum field theories from ordinary ones is the occurrence of spinoral charges Q a (i) amongst the symmetry generators, which embrace at least those from Poincaré invariance (Mμv, Pμ).


Supersymmetry Transformation Superconformal Algebra Supersymmetry Algebra Spinoral Charge Characteristic Ingredient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Olivier Piguet
    • 1
  • Klaus Sibold
    • 2
  1. 1.Département de Physique ThéoriqueUniversité de GenèveGenèveSwitzerland
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institut für Physik und AstrophysikWerner-Heisenberg-Institut für PhysikMünchenFederal Republic of Germany

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