Introduction to Supersymmetry and String Theory course

Time: Mondays, 13.00-14.30
InstructorMirian Tsulaia



PART 1. 

1. Introduction. Dual Models
    Week1 PDF

2. Bosonic string. Action
    Week2 PDF.

3. Bosonic String. Quantization
    Week3 PDF

4. Partition Function on Torus. Part I
    Week4 PDF

5. Partition Function on Torus. Part II
    Week5 PDF

6. Circle Compactifications. D - branes. Part I
    Week6 PDF

7. Circle Compactifications. D - branes. Part II
    Week7 PDF

8. String Perturbation Theory. Part I
    Week8 PDF

9. String Perturbation Theory. Part II
    Week9 PDF 


10. SUSY algebra in four dimensions
      Week10 PDF

11. Chiral Superfields
      Week11 PDF

12. SUSY Gauge Theories. Vector Superfields
      Week12 PDF

13. Spontaneous SUSY Breaking. Non-Renormalization Theorem
      Week13 PDF



M.B. Green, J.H. Schwarz, E. Witten "Superstring Theory"  (for the PART 1)

B. Zwiebach  "A First Course in String Theory" (for the PART 1)

E. Kiritsis "String Thoery in a Nutshell" (for the PART 1)

J. Wess, J. Bagger "Supersymmetry and Supergravity" (for the PART 2)

P. West,  "Introduction to Supersymmetry and Supergravity" (for the PART 2)

L.H.Ryder "Quantum Field Theory" (or your favorite QFT textbook)


C. Angelantonj, A. Sagnotti ''Open strings'' Physics Reports 371 (2002), 1; hep-th/0204089 (for the PART 1)

R. J. Szabo, ''BUSSTEPP lectures on string theory: An Introduction to string theory and D-brane dynamics,'', hep-th/0207142 (for  the PART 1)

J. D. Lykken "Introduction to Supersymmetry" hep-th/9612114 (for the PART 2)