by Warren Siegel
Number of pages: 885
It covers classical and quantum field theory, including many recent topics at an introductory yet nontrivial level: supersymmetry, general relativity, supergravity, strings, 1/N expansion (color ordering) in QCD, spacecone (spinor helicity), many useful gauges, such as Gervais-Neveu, Nielsen-Kallosh, unitary lightcone, and even string gauges in gravity, finite N=1 supersymmetric theories.
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by Paul Ginsparg - arXiv
An elementary introduction to conformal field theory, with some applications to statistical mechanical systems, and fewer to string theory. Contents: Conformal theories; Central charge and the Virasoro algebra; Kac determinant and unitarity; etc.
by Jan Ambjorn - arXiv.org
From the table of contents: Introduction; Bosonic propagators and random paths; Random surfaces and strings; Matrix models and two-dimensional quantum gravity; The mystery of c>1; Euclidean quantum gravity in d>2; Discussion.
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We sketch in this article a new theory, which we call Symplectic Field Theory or SFT, which provides an approach to Gromov-Witten invariants of symplectic manifolds and their Lagrangian submanifolds in the spirit of topological field theory.
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A comprehensive introduction to two-dimensional conformal field theory is given. Conformal field theories have been at the center of attention during the last fifteen years since they are relevant for different areas of modern theoretical physics.