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Lectures on String Theory by Gleb Arutyunov

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Lectures on String Theory
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Publisher: Utrecht University
Number of pages: 142

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The text covers the basic concepts of modern string theory. This includes covariant and light-cone quantisation of bosonic and fermionic strings, geometry and topology of string world-sheets, vertex operators and string scattering amplitudes, world-sheet and space-time supersymmetries, elements of conformal field theory, Green-Schwarz superstrings, strings in curved backgrounds, low-energy effective actions, D-brane physics.

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