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Pedagogical introduction to N=2 SUSY

  1. Jan 4, 2012 #1

    Could you pls advise me any textbooks or papers where I can find pedagogical introduction to N=2 Supersymmetry & familiarize myself...

    Thank you very much
    Best Regards
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 4, 2012 #2

    Here are some suggestions:

    Lecture Notes:

    Duality in N=2 SUSY SU(2) Yang-Mills Theory: A pedagogical introduction to the work of Seiberg and Witten

    Duality in Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theory : http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9702094v1

    Introduction to S-Duality in N=2 Supersymmetric Gauge Theory : http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9701069v1

    Les Houches lectures on supersymmetric Gauge Theories : http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0210044v2

    Introduction to Supersymmetry : http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0101055v1

    Books :

    Supersymmetry By P.Binetruy

    Supersymmetry and String Theory: Beyond the Standard Model By M.Dine

    Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality By J.Terning

    There is also a good lecture By Gaiotto, I attached it

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  4. Jan 4, 2012 #3
    Qgravity thanks for interesting resources.... wish you successful 2012
  5. Jan 20, 2012 #4
    Just to complement what Qgravity posted:

    The standard reference on harmonic superspace (the place where the most general explicit N=2 SUSY theories can be studied and quantized) is
    Harmonic superspace by A.S. Galperin, E.A. Ivanov, V.I. Ogievetsky, E.S. Sokatchev. The first couple of chapters are really readable and interesting. Then it gets into the more technical details.

    Maybe the best reference on projective superspace (where N=2 nonlinear sigma models and associated geometry are best studied) is
    Lectures on nonlinear sigma-models in projective superspace by Sergei M. Kuzenko. Once again, the intro sections are very readable.
  6. Jan 20, 2012 #5
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