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Superstrings

  • Peter G. O. Freund
  • K. T. Mahanthappa

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 175)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Mathematical Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. S. James Gates Jr.
      Pages 17-25
  3. String Field Theory

  4. String Geometry and Arithmetic

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. S. G. Rajeev
      Pages 101-108
    3. Peter G. O. Freund
      Pages 109-113
  5. Compactification and Phenomenology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. John H. Schwarz
      Pages 117-133
    3. L. Dolan
      Pages 135-146
    4. F. Englert
      Pages 147-157
  6. Polyakov Strings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Jean-Loup Gervais
      Pages 169-186
    3. Carlos R. Ordonez, Mark A. Rubin, Roberto Zucchini
      Pages 187-197
    4. Steven Carlip, Minot Clements, Stephen Della Pietra
      Pages 199-204
  7. Loops

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
  8. Anomalies and Chiral Bosonization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. Rafael I. Nepomechie
      Pages 229-242
    3. Paul H. Frampton
      Pages 243-249
    4. Yasunari Tosa, Susumu Okubo
      Pages 269-283
  9. Supermembrane and Other Alternatives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. K. S. Stelle
      Pages 287-300
    3. Freydoon Mansouri
      Pages 313-323
    4. Yutaka Hosotani
      Pages 325-334
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 345-350

About this book

Introduction

The Advancea Kesearch Workshop on Superstrings was held on the campus of the University of Colorado at Boulder from July 27th through August 1, 1987. Since the work of Green and Schwartz in the summer of 1984, string theories have elicited tremendous amount of interest from both theoretical physicists and mathematicians. The objective of the Workshop was to bring together practitioners in the field to discuss the progress and problems, and possible directions of future research. There were ten talks of one hour each and twenty three talks of one-half hour each. The talks covered new formulations and technical developments. There were intense discussions both during and at the end of the lectures; 'further discussions continued during lunch and dinner. These proceedings contain all talks given at the Workshop except those by Victor Kac, Darwin Chang and Doron Gepner. The Workshop was sponsored by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which provided generous financial support enabling many young physicists from the U.S. and abroad to participate in the Workshop. Additional co-sponsors were the U.S. Department of Energy and the University of Colorado. The former offered further financial assistance and the latter furnished clerical and technical services and its campus facilities for the purpose of the organization and running of the Workshop. The International Organizing Committee consisted of John Ellis, Francois Englert, Peter G.O. Freund (co-director), K. T. Mahanthappa (co-director) and Abdus Salam.

Keywords

Boson cosmology dynamics energy field theory gravitation string theory symmetry thermodynamics

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter G. O. Freund
    • 1
  • K. T. Mahanthappa
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.University of ColoradoBoulderUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-1015-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-8293-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-1015-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0258-1221
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