Introduction to Supersymmetry

  • Daniel Z. Freedman


One theme which underlies the development of particle physics is the application of ever broader symmetries to particle interactions. A new symmetry always relates and unifies previously distinct phenomena. The initial appeal of a symmetry may be based only on reasons of mathematical elegance. It may take some years to find applications in nature.


Central Charge Irreducible Representation Gauge Field Supersymmetry Transformation Internal Symmetry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Z. Freedman
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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