## Supersymmetry, Superfields and Supergravity: An Introduction,A self-contained introduction to supersymmetry for graduate students, advanced undergraduates and research staff in mathematical, theoretical and high energy physics and related disciplines. |

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### Contents

Preface | 1 |

Realisations of supersymmetry | 21 |

Superspace and superacids | 36 |

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Abelian gauge action adjoint representation anti-chiral anticommute auxiliary fields bosonic broken supersymmetry Chapter chiral superfield chiral supermultiplet commutator component fields constant corresponding coupling covariant derivatives defined dimension discussed divergence effective potential equations of motion example fermionic field field theory follows formulation function gauge field gauge group gauge invariance gauge parameter gauge superfield gauge symmetry gauge theory gauge transformations generalised given goldstino gravitino helicity indices infinitesimal integral interaction terms internal symmetry irreducible kinetic term Lagrangian Lorentz Majorana spinor mass term massless matrix metric multiplet Noether non-Abelian gauge non-vanishing obtain operators particle Poincare propagators realisation renormalisation satisfy scalar field scalar potential scalar superfield space-time spontaneously broken ss algebra ss breaking ss invariant ss theory ss transformations ssym theory super super-Poincare supercurrent supergravity superpartners superpotential superspace supersymmetry transformations tensor tion transformation law vacuum energy vanishing vector superfield Verify Wess-Zumino gauge Wess-Zumino model Yang-Mills Zumino