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gaugino

Context

Physics

physics, mathematical physics, philosophy of physics

Surveys, textbooks and lecture notes


theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

Fields and quanta

Contents

Idea

In quantum field theory the term gaugino denotes a field that is a superpartner of a gauge boson. This appears in super Yang-Mills theory. For instance the partner of a gluon in the MSSM is called a gluino, and so on.

In terms of Chern-Weil theory/differential cohomology we have that

field (physics)

standard model of particle physics

force field gauge bosons

scalar bosons

matter field fermions (spinors, Dirac fields)

hadron (bound states of the above quarks)

minimally extended supersymmetric standard model

superpartner gauge field fermions

fermions:

bosons:

Exotica

auxiliary fields

References

For instance around page 48 of

  • F. Gieres, Geometry of Supersymmetric Gauge Theories: Including an Introduction to BRS Differential Algebras and Anomalies Springer Lecture Notes in Physics 302 (1998)
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