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String theory demystified

Author: David McMahon
Publisher: New York : McGraw Hill, ©2009.
Series: ; McGraw Hill professional.'">McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series.; McGraw Hill professional.
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Elucidates the highly mathematical, complex, and difficult to learn topic of string theory in the DeMYSTiFied way, with loads of examples, solved equations, and step-by-step guidance.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McMahon, David (David M.).
String theory demystified.
New York : McGraw Hill, ©2009
(DLC) 2008033008
(OCoLC)236142650
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David McMahon
ISBN: 9780071596206 0071596208
OCLC Number: 273049601
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed Nov. 18, 2008).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction --
The classical string I : equations of motion --
The classical string II : symmetries and worldsheet currents --
String quantization --
Conformal field theory part I --
BRST quantization --
RNS superstrings --
Compactification and T-duality --
Superstring theory continued --
A summary of superstring theory --
Type II string theories --
Heterotic string theory --
D-branes --
Black holes --
The holographic principle and AdS/CRT correspondance --
String theory and cosmology.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series.; McGraw Hill professional.
Responsibility: David McMahon.

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