**Introduction to String Theory**

by Thomas Mohaupt

**Publisher**: arXiv 2002**Number of pages**: 78

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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.

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