skip to content
String theory : an introduction to the bosonic string Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

String theory : an introduction to the bosonic string

Author: Joseph Gerard Polchinski
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2005.
Series: Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
Summary:
String Theory comprises two volumes which provide an up-to-date, comprehensive and pedagogic account of the subject.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Gerard Polchinski
ISBN: 0521672279 9780521672276 0521672287 9780521672283 0521633044 9780521633048 0521633036 9780521633031
OCLC Number: 63164368
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: v. 1. An introduction to the bosonic string. A first look at strings ; Conformist field theory ; The Polyakov path integral ; The string spectrum ; The string S-matrix ; Tree-level amplitudes ; One-loop amplitudes ; Toroidal compactification and T-duality ; Higher order amplitudes ; Appendix A: A short course on path integrals --
v. 2. Superstring theory and beyond. Type I and type II superstrings ; The heterotic string ; Superstring interactions ; D-branes ; Strings at strong coupling ; Advanced CFT ; Orbifolds ; Calabi-Yau compactification ; Physics in four dimensions ; Advanced topics ; Appendix B: Spinors and SUSY in various dimensions.
Series Title: Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
Responsibility: Joseph Polchinski.
More information:

Abstract:

This 1998 volume provides a comprehensive account of the bosonic string, introducing the central ideas of string theory, based on the Polyakov path integral and conformal field theory. This is an  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'... this is an impressive book. It is notable for its consistent line of development and the clarity and insight with which topics are treated ... It is hard to think of a better text in an advanced Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/63164368> # String theory : an introduction to the bosonic string
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "63164368" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2067136121#Place/cambridge> ; # Cambridge
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139037> ; # Superstring theories
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1135293> ; # String models
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/539.7258/e22/> ;
    schema:bookEdition "Pbk. ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2005" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/56840835> ; # Joseph Gerard Polchinski
    schema:datePublished "2005" ;
    schema:description "String Theory comprises two volumes which provide an up-to-date, comprehensive and pedagogic account of the subject."@en ;
    schema:description "v. 1. An introduction to the bosonic string. A first look at strings ; Conformist field theory ; The Polyakov path integral ; The string spectrum ; The string S-matrix ; Tree-level amplitudes ; One-loop amplitudes ; Toroidal compactification and T-duality ; Higher order amplitudes ; Appendix A: A short course on path integrals -- v. 2. Superstring theory and beyond. Type I and type II superstrings ; The heterotic string ; Superstring interactions ; D-branes ; Strings at strong coupling ; Advanced CFT ; Orbifolds ; Calabi-Yau compactification ; Physics in four dimensions ; Advanced topics ; Appendix B: Spinors and SUSY in various dimensions."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2067136121> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2067136121#Series/cambridge_monographs_on_mathematical_physics> ; # Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
    schema:name "String theory : an introduction to the bosonic string"@en ;
    schema:productID "63164368" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/63164368#PublicationEvent/cambridge_new_york_cambridge_university_press_2005> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2067136121#Agent/cambridge_university_press> ; # Cambridge University Press
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0604/2005284209.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521672276> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521633048> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521672283> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521633031> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/63164368> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2067136121#Agent/cambridge_university_press> # Cambridge University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Cambridge University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2067136121#Series/cambridge_monographs_on_mathematical_physics> # Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/63164368> ; # String theory : an introduction to the bosonic string
    schema:name "Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics." ;
    schema:name "Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1135293> # String models
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "String models"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1139037> # Superstring theories
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Superstring theories"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/56840835> # Joseph Gerard Polchinski
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Polchinski" ;
    schema:givenName "Joseph Gerard" ;
    schema:name "Joseph Gerard Polchinski" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521633031>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521633036" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521633031" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521633048>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521633044" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521633048" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521672276>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521672279" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521672276" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780521672283>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0521672287" ;
    schema:isbn "9780521672283" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.