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Introduction to String Field Theory

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Introduction to String Field Theory
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 247

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Several of the early chapters are actually on the topic of general (particle/string) field theory, but explained from a new point of view resulting from insights gained from string field theory. A standard course on quantum field theory is assumed as a prerequisite.

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