String Theory (2 Volume Hardback Set)

String Theory (2 Volume Hardback Set)

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by Joseph Polchinski
     
 

Now in paperback, an up-to-date, comprehensive account of supersymmetric strings; for graduate students and researchers.See more details below

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Now in paperback, an up-to-date, comprehensive account of supersymmetric strings; for graduate students and researchers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521633123
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics Series
Edition description:
2 Volume Set
Pages:
974
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 2.99(d)

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Table of Contents

Volume I: 1. A first look at strings; 2. Conformal field theory; 3. The Polyakov path integral; 4. The string spectrum; 5. The string S-matrix; 6. Tree level amplitudes; 7. One loop amplitudes; 8. Toroidal compactification and T-duality; 9. Higher order amplitudes; Appendix A. A short course on path integrals; References; Glossary; Index. Volume 2: 10. Type I and type II superstrings; 11. The heterototic string; 12. Superstring interactions; 13. D-branes; 14. Strings at strong coupling; 15. Advanced conformal field theory; 16. Orbifolds; 17. Calabi-Yau compactification; 18. Spacetime physics; 19. Advanced topics; Appendix B. Spinors and SUSY in various dimensions; References; Glossary; Index.

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