Basic Concepts of String Theory

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ISBN: 978-3-642-29496-9 (Print) 978-3-642-29497-6 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

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    Pages 7-33

    The Classical Bosonic String

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    Pages 35-62

    The Quantized Bosonic String

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    Pages 63-106

    Introduction to Conformal Field Theory

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    Pages 107-119

    Parametrization Ghosts and BRST Quantization

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    Pages 121-174

    String Perturbation Theory and One-Loop Amplitudes

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    Pages 175-194

    The Classical Fermionic String

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    Pages 195-221

    The Quantized Fermionic String

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    Pages 223-261

    Superstrings

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    Pages 263-320

    Toroidal Compactifications: 10-Dimensional Heterotic String

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    Pages 321-353

    Conformal Field Theory II: Lattices and Kač-Moody Algebras

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    Pages 355-390

    Conformal Field Theory III: Superconformal Field Theory

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    Pages 391-426

    Covariant Vertex Operators, BRST and Covariant Lattices

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    Pages 427-520

    String Compactifications

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    Pages 521-583

    CFTs for Type II and Heterotic String Vacua

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    Pages 585-639

    String Scattering Amplitudes and Low Energy Effective Field Theory

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    Pages 641-674

    Compactifications of the Type II Superstring with D-branes and Fluxes

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    Pages 675-774

    String Dualities and M-Theory

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 775-782