Logo

Introduction to String Theory

Small book cover: Introduction to String Theory

Introduction to String Theory
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 78

Description:
The aim of these notes is to give an introduction to string theory for students and interested researches. No previous knowledge of string theory is assumed. The focus is on gravitational aspects and we explain in some detail how gravity is described in string theory in terms of the graviton excitation of the string and through background gravitational fields.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(650KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Strings and GeometryStrings and Geometry
by - American Mathematical Society
This volume highlights the interface between string theory and algebraic geometry. The topics covered include manifolds of special holonomy, supergravity, supersymmetry, D-branes, the McKay correspondence and the Fourier-Mukai transform.
(8194 views)
Book cover: Introduction to String Field TheoryIntroduction to String Field Theory
by - arXiv
Several of the early chapters are on the topic of general field theory, but explained from a new point of view resulting from insights gained from string field theory. A standard course on quantum field theory is assumed as a prerequisite.
(8484 views)
Book cover: String TheoryString Theory
by - Technische Universitat Wien
Contents: Introduction; The bosonic string; Quantization of bosonic strings; Superstrings; Conformal field theory (conformal group, Wick rotation and Euclidean fields, Tensors, energy-momentum, and correlations, First order systems and ghosts, etc).
(5547 views)
Book cover: An Introduction to Black Holes, Information and the String Theory RevolutionAn Introduction to Black Holes, Information and the String Theory Revolution
by - OECD Publishing
Leonard Susskind, one of the co-inventors of the Holographic Principle as well as one of the founders of String theory, develops and explains these concepts. This well-planned, stimulating and provocative book can be enthusiastically recommended.
(9365 views)