**Superstring Theory**

**Publisher**: universe-review.ca 2008

**Description**:

A short introduction to superstring theory. From the table of contents: Classical Theory of String; Quantization; Supersymmetry and Superstring; Compactification; Types of Superstring Theory; M-theory; Problems and Future Development.

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