A First Course in String Theory

A First Course in String Theory

Non-Fiction, Education, Science & Maths, Physics
Hardback Published on: 22/01/2009
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Synopsis

String theory made understandable. Barton Zwiebach is once again faithful to his goal of making string theory accessible to undergraduates. He presents the main concepts of string theory in a concrete and physical way to develop intuition before formalism, often through simplified and illustrative examples. Complete and thorough in its coverage, this new edition now includes AdS/CFT correspondence and introduces superstrings. It is perfectly suited to introductory courses in string theory for students with a background in mathematics and physics. New sections cover strings on orbifolds, cosmic strings, moduli stabilization, and the string theory landscape. Now with almost 300 problems and exercises, with password-protected solutions for instructors at www.cambridge.org/zwiebach.

  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521880329
  • Number of pages: 694
  • Weight: 1620g
  • Dimensions: 252 x 195 x 32 mm

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