Lectures on Supersymmetry Breaking
by Kenneth Intriligator, Nathan Seiberg
Publisher: arXiv 2007
Number of pages: 47
We review the subject of spontaneous supersymmetry breaking. First we consider supersymmetry breaking in a semiclassical theory. We illustrate it with several examples, demonstrating different phenomena, including metastable supersymmetry breaking. Then we give a brief review of the dynamics of supersymmetric gauge theories. Finally, we use this dynamics to present various mechanisms for dynamical supersymmetry breaking.
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