**Black Holes in Supergravity and String Theory**

by Thomas Mohaupt

**Publisher**: arXiv 2000**Number of pages**: 64

**Description**:

We give an elementary introduction to black holes in supergravity and string theory. The focus is on BPS solutions in four- and higher-dimensional supergravity and string theory. Basic ideas and techniques are explained in detail, including exercises with solutions.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(540KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Introduction to M Theory**

by

**Miao Li**-

**arXiv**

This short book is an introduction to some recent developments in string theory and M theory. The author tries to concentrate on the main physical aspects, and often leaves more technical details to the original literature.

(

**11077**views)

**Lectures on String Theory**

by

**Gleb Arutyunov**-

**Utrecht University**

The text covers the basic concepts of modern string theory: covariant and light-cone quantisation of bosonic and fermionic strings, geometry and topology of string world-sheets, vertex operators and string scattering amplitudes, etc.

(

**13077**views)

**String Theory: a perspective over the last 25 years**

by

**Sunil Mukhi**-

**arXiv**

This text provides some historical background and then reviews developments in string theory over the last twenty-five years. Both perturbative and non-perturbative approaches are surveyed and their impact on how we view quantum gravity is analysed.

(

**12426**views)

**String Theory and the Path to Unification**

by

**Keith R. Dienes**-

**arXiv**

This is a pedagogical review article surveying the various approaches towards understanding gauge coupling unification within string theory. The author provides an overview of the different approaches that have been taken in recent years.

(

**12860**views)