**Introduction to M Theory**

by Miao Li

**Publisher**: arXiv 1998**Number of pages**: 76

**Description**:

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.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(580KB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Introduction to String Field Theory**

by

**Warren Siegel**-

**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.

(

**9155**views)

**What is String Theory?**

by

**Joseph Polchinski**-

**arXiv**

This is an introduction to conformal field theory and string perturbation theory. The authors search for a deeper answer to the question posed in the title. Contents: Conformal Field Theory; String Theory; Vacua and Dualities; and more.

(

**9006**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.

(

**7958**views)

**Introduction to String Theory**

by

**Gerard 't Hooft**-

**Utrecht University**

Contents: strings in QCD, the classical string, open and closed strings, quantization, Lorentz invariance, interactions and vertex operators, BRST quantization, the Polyakov path integral, T-Duality, complex coordinates, fermions in strings, etc.

(

**7485**views)