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String Theory I – Overview

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About the lecture

Time and place

Monday 8:30-10:00 (A449, Theresienstr. 37) and Tuesday 12:15-13:45 (B101, Theresienstr. 37)

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Overview of Topics

  • Introduction
  • Classical Bosonic String
  • Quantized Bosonic String
  • Introduction to Conformal Field Theory
  • Compactification of the Bosonic String
  • Open Strings and D-Branes
  • p-Brane Solutions of Supergravity

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Literature

  • R. Blumenhagen, D. Lüst, S. Theisen: Basic Concepts of String Theory (Springer)
  • B. Zwiebach: A First Course in String Theory (Cambridge)
  • J. Polchinski: String Theory I (Cambridge)
  • M. Green, J. Schwarz, E. Witten: Superstrings I (Cambridge)
  • E. Kiritsis: String Theory in a Nutshell (Princeton)

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