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Unity from Duality: Gravity, Gauge Theory and Strings

Les Houches Session LXXVI, 30 July–31 August 2001

  • Editors
  • C. Bachas
  • A. Bilal
  • M. Douglas
  • N. Nekrasov
  • F. David

Part of the Les Houches - Ecole d’Ete de Physique Theorique book series (LHSUMMER, volume 76)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiv
  2. B. De Wit
    Pages 1-135
  3. E. Rabinovici, D. S. Berman, E. Rabinovici
    Pages 137-240
  4. I. R. Klebanov, C. P. Herzog, P. Ouyang
    Pages 383-422
  5. M. Spradlin, A. Strominger, A. Volovich
    Pages 423-453
  6. M. Cvetič, G. W. Gibbons, H. Lü, C. N. Pope
    Pages 523-545
  7. F. Ferrari
    Pages 547-574
  8. S. L. Shatashvili
    Pages 643-663

About this book

Introduction

In a distilled and pedagogical fashion, the contributions to this volume of the famous summer school in Les Houches cover the recent developments in supersymmetric string theory, the gauge theory/string theory correspondence and string duality. Further chapters deal with quantum gravity and D-brane geometry. Black hole mechanics and cosmology are treated too, as well as the AdS-CFT correspondence. The book is a comprehensive introduction to the recent developments in string/M-theory and quantum gravity. It addresses graduate students in physics and astrophysics.

Keywords

AdS-CFT Correspondence Black Hole Mechanics Cosmology D-Brane Geometry Gauge theory Gravity M-Theory Quantum Field Theory Quantum Gravity String Theory Wilson Line

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-36245-2
  • Copyright Information EDP Sciences, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-00276-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-36245-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-8099
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