supersymmetry


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su·per·sym·me·try

 (so͞o′pər-sĭm′ĭ-trē)
n.
A grand unified field theory that attempts to unify the fundamental forces by postulating a symmetry relating the known fermions to hypothetical bosons and the known bosons to hypothetical fermions.

supersymmetry

(ˌsuːpəˈsɪmɪtrɪ)
n
(General Physics) physics a symmetry of elementary particles having a higher order than that in the standard model, postulated to encompass the behaviour of both bosons and fermions

su•per•sym•me•try

(ˌsu pərˈsɪm ɪ tri)

n.
an abstract symmetry relating fermions and bosons, used as the basis for most quantum theories of gravitation.
[1970–75]
su`per•sym•met′ric (-sɪˈmɛ trɪk) adj.

su·per·sym·me·try

(so͞o′pər-sĭm′ĭ-trē)
A theory in physics that states that for each subatomic particle that carries a force (such as the photon, which carries the electromagnetic force) there is a partner subatomic particle of matter. The corresponding particle of the photon is called the photino, even though it has not yet been discovered.
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Noun1.supersymmetry - (physics) a theory that tries to link the four fundamental forces; "according to supersymmetry each force emerged separately during the big bang"
scientific theory - a theory that explains scientific observations; "scientific theories must be falsifiable"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
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The standard model extensions that will be probed include those involving heavy majorana neutrinos and r-parity breaking supersymmetry.
Their current research focuses on searching for new fundamental particles associated with supersymmetry as well as very heavy, yet-to-be-seen particles known as vector-like quarks.
Further coupled with supersymmetry, which proposes a correspondence between half-integer spin particles called "fermions" and integer spin particles called "bosons," string theory proposes to solve several theoretical problems.
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cern/about/physics/supersymmetry) supersymmetry  - an extension of the Standard Model that predicts the existence of more massive "super partners" for every known particle.
The unproven supersymmetry (SUSY) theories propose the possibility that there are massive electrically neutral dark particles of mass in the order of 1019 times that of a proton which might be stable enough to seed the dark matter.
Among the topics are scattering via conformal higher spin exchanges, finite temperature maps in vector/higher spin duality, extended anti-de Sitter hypergravity in 2+1 dimensions and hypersymmetry bounds, deriving field theories for particles of arbitrary spin with and without supersymmetry, and Higgs mechanism and holography of partially massless high spin fields.
Still, physicists continue the search, largely because they have a second motivation for believing that dark matter is made of a new kind of particle--a theoretical concept known as supersymmetry.
The resulting existential curiosities are seen in metaphors such as holography, supersymmetry, and entanglement which, ironically, continue to fall short of providing the needed clarity and likely add to the confusion.
Unfortunately, supersymmetry or 'Susy' particles, which should have been observed at the then existing collision energy were not observed.