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String Field Theory

  • Taichiro Kugo
Part of the The Subnuclear Series book series (SUS, volume 25)

Abstract

An introductory review of bosonic string field theory is given.

Keywords

Gauge Transformation Open String Closed String Jacobi Identity Ghost Number 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Taichiro Kugo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsKyoto UniversityKyoto 606Japan

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