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String theory and M-theory : a modern introduction

Author: Katrin Becker; Melanie Becker; John H Schwarz
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2007.
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This book guides the reader through string theory, one of the most exciting and challenging areas of modern theoretical physics. It is ideal for graduate students and researchers in modern string theory, and will make an excellent textbook. It contains exercises with solutions, and homework problems with solutions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Problems and exercises
Leermiddelen (vorm)
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Problèmes et exercices
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Becker, Katrin, 1967-
String theory and M-theory.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007296021
(OCoLC)70764860
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katrin Becker; Melanie Becker; John H Schwarz
ISBN: 9780511648830 0511648839 0511256531 9780511256530 0511255969 9780511255960 0511254865 9780511254864 9780511816086 0511816081
OCLC Number: 607562796
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 739 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The bosonic string --
Conformal field theory and string interactions --
Strings with world-sheet supersymmetry --
Strings with space-time supersymmetry --
T-duality and D-branes --
The heterotic string --
M-theory and string duality --
String geometry --
Flux compactifications --
Black holds in string theory --
Gauge theory/string theory dualities.
Responsibility: Katrin Becker, Melanie Becker, and John H. Schwarz.
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