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String Theory and M-Theory

A Modern Introduction

by Katrin Becker

  • 35 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theoretical methods,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Mathematical Physics,
  • Waves & Wave Mechanics,
  • Science / Mathematical Physics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages756
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7767114M
    ISBN 100521860695
    ISBN 109780521860697

    Mar 16,  · M-theory. But there was one remaining pressing issue that was bothering string theorists at the time. are actually only different faces of a unique theory which lives in eleven spacetime. String theory was an intuitively attractive proposal, but by the mids more-refined measurements of the strong force had deviated from its predictions, leading most researchers to conclude that string theory had no relevance to the physical universe, no matter how elegant the mathematical theory. Nevertheless, a small number of physicists.

    Jun 12,  · Eva Silverstein has a new preprint out, entitled The Dangerous Irrelevance of String johnsonout.com title is I guess intended to be playful, not referring to its accurate description of the current state of string theory, but to the possibility of irrelevant operators having observable effects. Jul 11,  · String theory turns the page on the standard description of the universe by replacing all matter and force particles with just one element: Tiny vibrating strings that twist and turn in.

    Dec 07,  · Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains the basics of String Theory in this clip from his Floating University lecture. Find out more at. 'Masterfully written by pioneers of the subject, comprehensive, up-to-date and replete with illuminating problem sets and their solutions, String Theory and M-theory: A Modern Introduction provides an ideal preparation for research on the current forefront of the fundamental laws of nature/5(17).


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"Masterfully written by pioneers of the subject, comprehensive, up-to-date and replete with illuminating problem sets and their solution, String Theory and M-theory: A Modern Introduction provides an ideal preparation for research on the current forefront of the fundamental laws of johnsonout.com by: Higher-dimensional objects are much String Theory and M-Theory book to mathematically calculate than a point in classical physics or a one-dimension string in string theory or two-dimensional membranes in M-theory.

Status. M-theory is not complete, but the mathematics of the approach has been explored in great detail. Further References: \String Theory and M-Theory" by Becker, Becker and Schwarz and \String Theory in a Nutshell" (it’s a big nutshell) by Kiritsis both deal with the bosonic string fairly quickly, but include more advanced topics that may be of interest.

The book \D-Branes" by Johnson has lively and clear discussions about the many joys of D. 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.

Popular String Theory Books Showing of 96 The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory (Paperback) String Theory and M-Theory (Hardcover) by. Katrin Becker (shelved 4 times as string-theory) The Little Book of String Theory (Hardcover) by.

Steven S. Gubser (shelved 3 times as string. Jan 01,  · This book guides the reader from the basics of string theory to recent developments. It introduces the basics of perturbative string theory, world-sheet supersymmetry, space-time supersymmetry, conformal field theory and the heterotic string, before describing modern String theory is one of the most exciting and challenging areas of modern /5(4).

Oct 14,  · Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for String Theory and M-Theory: A Modern Introduction at johnsonout.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(17).

Nov 15,  · The best book to start with String Theory Thread starter Sleuth; Start date Nov 11 Becker, Schwarz: String Theory and M-Theory: A Modern Introduction Polchinski: String Theory. My personal favorite is BBS. Polchinski has all the details, but I never liked how that book is organized.

too often I get the feeling that without a background. theory to very recent developments at the frontier of string theory research. The book begins with the basics of perturbative string theory, world-sheet supersymmetry, space-time supersymmetry, conformal field theory and the heterotic string, and moves on to describe modern developments, including D-branes, string dualities and M-theory.

String Theory and M-Theory: A Modern Introduction by Katrin Becker, Melanie Becker and John Schwarz (CUP, ) This is a book that is intended to be a comprehensive introduction to the subject of string theory in a modern fashion, with rather rapid discussions.

Further References: “String Theory and M-Theory” by Becker, Becker and Schwarz and “String Theory in a Nutshell” by Kiritsis both deal with the bosonic string fairly quickly, but include many more advanced topics. The book “D-Branes” by Johnson has lively and clear. This book guides the reader from the basics of string theory to recent developments.

It introduces the basics of perturbative string theory, world-sheet supersymmetry, space-time supersymmetry, conformal field theory and the heterotic string, before describing modern developments, including D-branes, string dualities and M-theory.

Mar 30,  · String theory (with its close relative, M-theory) is the basis for the most ambitious theories of the physical world. It has profoundly influenced our understanding of gravity, cosmology, and. Jan 01,  · String theory continues to progress at an astonishing rate, and this book brings the reader up to date with the latest developments and the most active areas of research in the field.

Building on the foundations laid in his Introduction to Superstrings and M Theory, Professor Kaku discusses such topics as the classification of conformal string theories, knot theory, the Yang-Baxter relation 4/5(1).

No new theory can develop without dedicated scientists working hard to refine and interpret it. Throughout this book, you read about some of the pioneering work in string theory. Now it’s time to find out more about some of the scientists themselves, the people who make string theory tick as they research the mysteries of [ ].

String theory, often called the “theory of everything,” is a relatively young science that includes such unusual concepts as superstrings, branes, and extra dimensions.

Scientists are hopeful that string theory will unlock one of the biggest mysteries of the universe. It then covers string geometry and flux compactifications, applications to cosmology and particle physics, black holes in string theory and M-theory, and the microscopic origin of black-hole entropy.

It concludes with Matrix theory, the AdS/CFT duality and its generalizations. Jan 27,  · String Theory and M-Theory: A Modern Introduction String theory is one of the most exciting and challenging areas of modern theoretical physics.

This book guides the reader from the basics of string theory to recent developments. It introduces the. The Free String The Bosonic String Theory The Super string theory The Heterotic String Theories String Interactions String Field Theory Compactification Orbifolds and Orientifolds T-Duality D-branes M-Theory.

Sep 11,  · Buy String Theory and M-Theory: A Modern Introduction 1 by Katrin Becker, Melanie Becker, John H.

Schwarz (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(5). M-theory is a new idea in small-particle physics that is part of superstring theory that was initially proposed by Edward Witten.

The idea, or theory, often causes arguments among scientists, because there is no way to test it to see if it is true. If ever proven true, M-theory and string theory would mean big progress for science. String theory. To understand M-theory one must first have.This short book is an introduction to some recent developments in string theory and M theory.

The author tries to concentrate on the main physical aspects, and often leaves more technical details to the original literature. ( views) String Theory and the Path to Unification by Keith R.

Dienes - arXiv, Dec 07,  · String theory is one of the most exciting and challenging areas of modern theoretical physics. This book guides the reader from the basics of string theory to recent developments. It introduces the basics of perturbative string theory, world-sheet supersymmetry, space-time supersymmetry, conformal field theory and the heterotic string, before describing modern 4/5(2).