Download e-book for kindle: Introduction to Strings and Branes by Peter West

By Peter West

ISBN-10: 0521817471

ISBN-13: 9780521817479

Supersymmetry, strings and branes are believed to be the fundamental materials in one unified constant concept of physics. This ebook offers a close, step by step advent to the theoretical foundations required for examine in strings and branes. After a learn of the various formulations of the bosonic and supersymmetric element debris, the classical and quantum bosonic and supersymmetric string theories are offered. This publication comprises debts of brane dynamics and D-branes and the T, S and U duality symmetries of string conception. The historic derivation of string thought is given in addition to the sum over the world-sheet method of the interacting string. extra complex themes comprise string box idea and Kac-Moody symmetries. The ebook includes pedagogical money owed of conformal quantum box idea, supergravity theories, Clifford algebras and spinors, and Lie algebras. it really is crucial interpreting for graduate scholars and researchers eager to research strings and branes.

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