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String Theory by David Tong

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String Theory
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Publisher: University of Cambridge
Number of pages: 216

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These lecture notes provide a detailed introduction to the bosonic string and conformal field theory. The text is aimed at beginning graduate students. It assumes a working knowledge of quantum field theory and general relativity.

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