**Introduction to Superstring Theory**

by E. Kiritsis

**Publisher**: arXiv 1998**Number of pages**: 249

**Description**:

In these lecture notes, an introduction to superstring theory is presented. Classical strings, covariant and light-cone quantization, supersymmetric strings, anomaly cancelation, compactification, T-duality, supersymmetry breaking, and threshold corrections to low-energy couplings are discussed. A brief introduction to non-perturbative duality symmetries is also included.

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