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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"String theory is one of the most exciting and challenging areas of modern theoretical physics. This book guides the reader from the basics of string theory to very recent developments at the frontier of string theory research." "This book is ideal for graduate students studying modern string theory, and it will make an excellent textbook for a 1-year course on string theory. It will also be useful for researchers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katrin Becker; Melanie Becker; John H Schwarz
ISBN: 9780521860697 0521860695
OCLC Number: 70764860
Description: xvi, 739 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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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