**String Theory**

by David Tong

**Publisher**: University of Cambridge 2009**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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