Special Issue "Supersymmetry 2014"


A special issue of Symmetry (ISSN 2073-8994).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2015

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Jonathan Bougie
Department of Physics, Loyola University Chicago, 1032 W. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60660, USA
Website: http://www.luc.edu/physics/faculty/bougie.shtml
E-Mail: jbougie@luc.edu
Interests: granular media; fluid dynamics; pattern formation; nonlinear dynamics; supersymmetric quantum mechanics and physics education

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Manuscripts regarding supersymmetry and related fields are invited for this special issue of Symmetry. For decades, supersymmetry (SUSY) has provided an elegant candidate for physics beyond the standard model. However, experimental confirmation of supersymmetric models remains elusive, despite high hopes that many had placed, for example, in experiments conducted at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Therefore, the current moment can be seen as an interesting juncture for the study of SUSY. Additionally, supersymmetry has proven important beyond its application to particle physics; other important topics include supersymmetric quantum mechanics and mathematical studies of supersymmetry.

Dr. Jonathan Bougie
Guest Editor


Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. Papers will be published continuously (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

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  • supersymmetry
  • SUSY
  • supersymmetric
  • particle physics
  • standard model
  • quantum mechanics
  • algebra
  • group

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p. 193-205
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Symmetry 2015, 7(1), 193-205; doi:10.3390/sym7010193
Received: 18 December 2014 / Revised: 4 February 2015 / Accepted: 15 February 2015 / Published: 3 March 2015
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p. 111-147
Symmetry 2014, 6(1), 111-147; doi:10.3390/sym6010111
Received: 30 December 2013 / Accepted: 17 February 2014 / Published: 19 March 2014
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p. 67-88
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Symmetry 2014, 6(1), 67-88; doi:10.3390/sym6010067
Received: 19 December 2013 / Revised: 20 January 2014 / Accepted: 22 January 2014 / Published: 3 February 2014
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Planned Papers

The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.

Type of Paper: Article
: High Scale SUSY and Low Energy FCNC
: Morimitsu Tanimoto and Kei Yamamoto
: We study the sensitivity of the squark flavor mixing to the CP violating phenomena of K, D, B0 and Bs mesons in the framework of the high scale SUSY scenario. In order to constrain the gluino-sbottom-quark mixing parameters, we input the experimental data of the CP violations of K, D, B0, and Bs mesons. In addition, we take account of the observed values ∆M_K, ∆M_D, ∆M_B0, ∆M_Bs and the branching ratio of b → sγ. We predict the time dependent CP asymmetries and the semi-leptonic CP asymmetries of B and Bs mesons.

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