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String theory demystified [electronic resource] / David McMahon.

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  • ISBN: 9780071596206 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 0071596208 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9780071596206 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • ISBN: 0071596208 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 306 p.) : ill.
  • Publisher: New York : McGraw Hill, c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-298) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The classical string I : equations of motion -- The classical string II : symmetries and worldsheet currents -- String quantization -- Conformal field theory part I -- BRST quantization -- RNS superstrings -- Compactification and T-duality -- Superstring theory continued -- A summary of superstring theory -- Type II string theories -- Heterotic string theory -- D-branes -- Black holes -- The holographic principle and AdS/CRT correspondance -- String theory and cosmology.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: String models.
Superstring theories.
Field theory (Physics)
Genre: Electronic books.

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