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Superstring Theory (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics)

by Michael B. Green

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic & molecular physics,
  • Theoretical methods,
  • Superstring theories,
  • Nuclear Physics,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Mathematical Physics,
  • Science / Mathematical Physics,
  • Science / Nuclear Physics,
  • Science-Mathematical Physics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7738003M
    ISBN 100521357527
    ISBN 109780521357524

    In recent years, superstring theory has emerged as a promising approach to reconciling general relativity with quantum mechanics and unifying the fundamental interactions. Problems that have seemed insuperable in previous approaches take on a totally new character in the context of superstring theory, and some of them have been overcome. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

    Superstring theory is considered the leading candidate for the ultimate unified theory of the forces and matters in nature, and Ooguri's Japanese-language book offers the general reader a "clear explanation of the essence of the theory," notes Nobel Laureate Makoto Kobayashi, who . In this book on eleven-dimensional space-time, Brian Greene proves himself to be truly exceptional in at least three of those dimensions: by his thorough comprehension of the origins and direction of theoretical physics up through the emergence of superstring theory, by his monumental contributions to that theory in identifying its components and extending its reach, and, thirdly, in Cited by:

    The Physics of Everything: Understanding Superstring Theory A theory with 26 dimensions, objects with imaginary mass that could ruin the very physics of our universe, and the notion that particles. In this book, based on lectures by the author at the and at the University of Padova, Elias Kiritsis takes the reader through the developments of the last 15 years: conformal field theory, the various superstrings and their spectra, compactifications, and the effective description of low energy degrees of freedom.


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Superstring Theory (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics) by Michael B. Green Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book then moves on to cover superstring theory. From this point on bosonic and superstrings are considered in parallel where appropriate. It starts off adding fermions onto the worldsheet. This theory is quantized in an approach that parallels that of the bosonic Cited by: Superstring Theory: Loop Amplitudes, Anomalies and Phenomenology, Vol.

2 (Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics) Anniversary edition Edition. Superstring Theory: Loop Amplitudes, Anomalies and Phenomenology, Vol.

2 (Cambridge Monographs Cited by: This little book is a must for those interested in superstring theory. Those who have read books like "the elegant universe" should complement with this one.

It gives a historical prespective, but unfortunately is a bit dated, given that it was originally published in /5(6). Superstring Theory book of the most exciting scientific adventures of all time is the search for the ultimate nature of physical reality, a hunt that in the past century has yielded such breakthroughs as Einstein's theory of relativity and quantum mechanics, two theories that radically altered our picture of space, time, gravity, and the fundamental building blocks of latest advance in this epic quest is string theory-known as superstring /5.

In recent years, superstring theory has emerged as a promising approach to reconciling general relativity with quantum mechanics and unifying the fundamental interactions. Problems that have seemed insuperable in previous approaches take on a totally new character in the context of superstring theory, and some of them have been overcome/5.

‘Both volumes of Superstring Theory are likely to remain standard reference works for Superstring Theory book to come.' Paul K. Townsend Source: Nature ' these books still belong on the essential reading list for anyone wanting to gain a deep understanding of the subject.' Douglas J. Smith Source: Mathematical ReviewsCited by: In recent years, superstring theory has emerged as a promising approach to reconciling general relativity with quantum mechanics and unifying the fundamental 5/5(3).

In 'The Elegant Universe', Greene explores the theory of relativity, spacetime and quantum theory in great detail, before progressing to the complex world of superstring theory.

Don't let this breadth put you off, however. Every new point in the book is explained perfectly and in a very clear way, very often using real world by: And that book, Superstring Theory, captures that era in a very substantive way – as well as being a fairly readable account.

In terms of readability, I would say even non-physicists could get something out of the first chapter, and then later chapters, they’re more for practitioners.

String Theory: Volume 2, Superstring Theory and Beyond - Kindle edition by Polchinski, Joseph. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading String Theory: Volume 2, Superstring Theory and Beyond/5(12). book contains explanations and descriptions of many details that have been deliberately (and, I suspect, at times inadvertently) swept under a very large rug in these lectures.

Volume two covers the superstring. • M. Green, J. Schwarz and E. Witten, Superstring Theory Another two volume by: String theory has the potential to show that all the wondrous happenings in the universe – from subatomic quarks to orbiting binary stars; from the big bang fireball to the majestic swirl of heavenly galaxies - are reflections of one master equation.

Superstrings, P-branes and M-theory Theories of Everything This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book.

of Amsterdam. We have also drawn on some ideas from the books String Theory and M-Theory (Becker, Becker and Schwarz), Introduction to String Theory (Polchinski), String Theory in a Nutshell (McMahon) and Superstring Theory (Green, Schwarz and Witten), along with the lecture notes of David Tong, sometimes word-for-word.

@article{osti_, title = {Superstring theory}, author = {Green, M B and Schwarz, J H and Witten, E}, abstractNote = {This book addresses advanced topics in superstring theory. The authors discuss one-loop diagrams in the bosonic string theory and in superstring theory.

Functional methods in the light-cone gauge are presented. Introduction to String Theory (PDF 79p) This book covers the following topics: Strings in QCD, The classical string, Open and closed strings, Quantization, Lorentz invariance, Interactions and vertex operators, BRST quantization, The Polyakov path integral, T-Duality, Complex coordinates, Fermions in strings, The GSO Projection, Zero modes.

Superstring theory is an attempt to explain all of the particles and fundamental forces of nature in one theory by modeling them as vibrations of tiny supersymmetric strings.

'Superstring theory' is a shorthand for supersymmetric string theory because unlike bosonic string theory, it is the version of string theory that accounts for both fermions and bosons and incorporates supersymmetry to model gravity.

This is because the develop ment of superstring theory has been unlike that of any other theory, such as general relativity, which began with a geometry and an action and later evolved into a quantum theory.

Superstring theory, by contrast, has been evolving backward for the past 20 years. It has a bizarre history, beginning with the purely 1/5(1). In recent years, superstring theory has emerged as a promising approach to reconciling general relativity with quantum mechanics and unifying the fundamental interactions.

Problems that have seemed insuperable in previous approaches take on a totally new character in the context of superstring theory, and some of them have been overcome.5/5(3). His first book, The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory, published inis a popularization of superstring theory and M-theory.

It was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction, and winner of The Aventis Prizes for Science Books in Doctoral advisor: Graham G. Ross, James Binney. Superstring Theory (Green, Schwarz, Witten) [1,2]: the classic textbook from the eight- ies, naturally outdated on certain aspects but still an unvaluable reference on many topics including the Green-Schwarz string and compacti cations on special holonomyFile Size: 1MB.String Theory: Volume 2, Superstring Theory and Beyond String Theory, first published incomprises two volumes which provide a comprehensive and pedagogic account of the subject.

Volume 2 begins with an introduction to supersymmetric string theories .From what I recall of the first 80% of this book, it's a sprint through parallel worlds theory and M-String theory. What Kaku does differently from, say, Brian Gree I started reading this when it first came out in paperback and then, for some unknown reason, set is aside, only to find it again yesterday/5.