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String theory


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theory (physics), model (physics)

experiment, measurement, computable physics

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on string theory, first bosonic string theory, then superstring theory and with an outlook on M-theory.

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Volume 1 An introduction to the bosonic string

1 A first look at strings

2 Conformal field theory

3 The Polyakov path integral

4 The string spectrum

5 The string S-matrix

6 Tree-leve amplitudes

6 One-loop amplitudes

7 Toroidal compatifications and T-duality

8 Higher order amplitudes

Appenix A: A short course on path integrals

Volume 2 Superstring theory and beyond

10 Type I and type II superstrings

11 The heterotic string

12 Superstring interaction


13 D-Branes

14 Strings at strong coupling

15 Advanced CFT

16 Orbifold

17 Calabi-Yau compactifictions

18 Physics in four dimensions

19 Advanced topics

Appendix B: Spinors and SUSY in various dimensions

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