Definition of superspace in English:


Line breaks: super|space
Pronunciation: /ˈsuːpəspeɪs
, ˈsjuː-/


[mass noun] Physics
  • 1A concept of space-time in which points are defined by more than four coordinates.
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    • The superspace coordinates q 1 and q 2 behave like particles with spin 1/2 and zero mass, which can only spin two ways - with the spin axis in the same or opposite direction as the momentum.
  • 1.1A space of infinitely many dimensions postulated to contain actual space-time and all possible spaces.
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    • He came into particle physics at just the right time for his brave choice of a thesis project to assure him a place in the early development of supersymmetry, supergravity and superspace.
    • The simplest way to examine a superstring theory is to go to what is called superspace.

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