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TVI/TMP-TD2: String Theory II – Overview

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About the lecture

Time and place

Wednesday :: 14:15 - 15:45 in B139 (Theresienstr. 39)
Friday :: 10:15 - 11:45 in A248 (Theresienstr. 37)


Topics

  • Classical and quantum fermionic string
  • Superstring
  • Heterotic string
  • Superconformal field theory and Kac-Moody algebras
  • Calabi-Yau compactifications
  • D-Branes and fluxes
  • Dualities and M-theory

Literature

  • Blumenhagen, Lüst, Theisen — Basic Concepts of String Theory
  • Blumenhagen, Plauschinn — Introduction to Conformal Field Theory
  • Becker, Becker, Schwarz — String Theory and M-Theory
  • Kiritsis — String Theory in a Nutshell
  • Dine — Supersymmetry and String Theory
  • Ibanez, Uranga — String Theory and Particle Physics
  • Polchinski — String Theory I & II

Verantwortlich für den Inhalt: Erik Plauschinn