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The Little Book of String Theory by Steven S. Gubser

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Chapter EIGHT

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HEAVY IONS AND THEFIFTH DIMENSION

A STRANGE FACT ABOUT THE RELATION BETWEEN SUPERSYMmetry and LHC physics is that the main ingredients were approximately in place twenty years ago or more. There have certainly been advances in the past two decades, both theoretical and experimental. The top quark was a big discovery, although it was long anticipated. The non-discovery of the Higgs constrains models of supersymmetry in interesting ways. Theoretical understanding of supersymmetry has deepened considerably, and the range of possible manifestations of supersymmetry at the LHC has been explored much better than it was in the late 1980s. ...

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