String Theory and M-Theory: A Modern Introduction / Edition 1

String Theory and M-Theory: A Modern Introduction / Edition 1

by Katrin Becker, Melanie Becker, John H. Schwarz
     
 

Graduate textbook for courses in string theory.See more details below

Overview

Graduate textbook for courses in string theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521860697
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
756
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.46(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The bosonic string; 3. Conformal field theory and string interactions; 4. Strings with world-sheet supersymmetry; 5. Strings with space-time supersymmetry; 6. T-duality and D-branes; 7. The heterotic string; 8. M-theory and string duality; 9. String geometry; 10. Flux compactifications; 11. Black holes in string theory; 12. Gauge theory/string theory dualities; References; Index.

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