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A solution manual for Polchinski's

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A solution manual for Polchinski's
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Publisher: arXiv
ISBN/ASIN: 0521672279
Number of pages: 115

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The author present detailed solutions to 81 of the 202 problems in J. Polchinski's two-volume textbook 'String Theory', the most comprehensive text addressing the discoveries of the superstring revolutions of the early to mid 1990's, which mark the beginnings of modern string theory.

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