10 edition of **A first course in string theory** found in the catalog.

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Published
**2009**
by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York
.

Written in English

- String models

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. [659]-666) and index.

Statement | Barton Zwiebach. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC794.6.S85 Z95 2009 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xxii, 673 p. : |

Number of Pages | 673 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL23210140M |

ISBN 10 | 9780521880329 |

LC Control Number | 2009419027 |

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A First Course in String Theory Barton Zwiebach is once again faithful to his goal of making string theory accessible to undergraduates. Complete and thorough in its coverage, the author presents the main concepts of string theory in a concrete and physical way in order to develop intuition before formalism, often through simplified and illustrative examples/5(34).

A First Course In String Theory Paperback – January 1, by Zwiebach (Author) out of 5 stars 33 ratings/5(33). "When it first appeared, Zwiebach's A First Course in String Theory provided a great launching point for those who wanted to learn about the field of string theory.

The second edition is filled with many updates, including the connection to particle physics emphasizing the strong interactions, and provides an even better starting point. An accessible introduction to string theory, this book provides a detailed and self-contained demonstration of the main concepts involved.

The first part deals with basic ideas, reviewing special relativity and electromagnetism while introducing the concept of extra by: A First Course in String Theory. An accessible introduction to string theory, this book provides a detailed and self-contained demonstration of the main concepts involved.

The first part deals with basic ideas, reviewing special relativity and electromagnetism while introducing the concept of extra dimensions/5.

Volume 1, first published inprovides a thorough introduction to the bosonic string. The first four chapters introduce the central ideas of string theory, the tools of conformal field theory and of the Polyakov path integral, and the covariant quantization of the string.

A First Course in String Theory. An accessible introduction to string theory, this book provides a detailed and self-contained demonstration of the main concepts involved.

The first part deals with basic ideas, reviewing special relativity and electromagnetism while introducing the concept of extra dimensions.3/5(3).

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. Zwiebach avoids the temptation of including topics that would weigh the book down and make many students rush it back to the shelf and quit the course.' Physics Today ' well-written takes us through the hottest topics in string theory research, requiring only a solid background in mechanics and some basic quantum mechanics/5(33).

Buy A First Course in String Theory 2 by Barton Zwiebach (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(37). The best books on String Theory 1 Superstring Theory (Vols 1 and 2) by E Witten, J Schwarz & M Green.

2 String Theory (Vols 1 and 2) by Joseph Polchinski. 3 The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene. 4 A First Course in String Theory by Barton Zwiebach.

5 Lectures on String Theory by D Lust and S. This is not just one more text in the ever-growing canon of popular books on string theory ' Source: The Times Higher Education Supplement ' the book provides an excellent basis for an introductory course on string theory and is well-suited for self-study by graduate students or any physicist who wants to learn the basics of string theory.'Cited by: The first five chapters are introductory and prepare the ground for string theory which is introduced in the sixth chapter.

The second part of the book deals with current areas of research into the subject such as AdS/CFT correspondence, String theory and black holes and the relation of string theory to Particle Physics/5(34).

• B. Zwiebach, A First Course in String Theory This book grew out of a course given to undergraduates who had no previous exposure to general relativity or quantum ﬁeld theory. It has wonderful pedagogical discussionsFile Size: 1MB. Of course you will not learn to do computations in string theory by reading this book but you will get familliar with the words and concepts really quickly.

The first part covers classical strings and lightcone quantization of strings (only with Nambu-Gotto action) while introducing the ideas of /5(33). A First Course in String Theory - by Barton Zwiebach June Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

Zwiebach has now updated this textbook: A First Course in String Theory, 2nd Edition. And it must be noted that, by "undergraduates," he doesn't mean Sociology majors at a state college; he is referring to physics majors at universities like MIT, who are planning on making this field their life's work/5.

This book has a beautiful introduction on string theory physics for undergraduate students. No previous knowledge is needed about quantum field theory, differential geometry, analytical mechanics. Basic physics is enough:). An accessible introduction to string theory, this book provides a detailed and self-contained demonstration of the main concepts involved.

The first part deals with basic ideas, reviewing special relativity and electromagnetism while introducing the concept of extra dimensions. Marcel L. Vonk, Mathematical Reviews Clippings "When it first appeared, Zwiebach's A First Course in String Theory provided a great launching point for those who wanted to learn about the field of string theory.

• M-theory is eleven-dimensional. • Our world is part of the D-branes. • The AdS/CFT correspondence is a remarkable physical equivalence between a certain four-dimensional gauge theory and a closed superstring theory.

• String theory has made good strides towards a statistical mechanics interpretation of black hole entropy. 3File Size: KB.A First Course in String Theory by Barton Zwiebach.

An accessible introduction to string theory, this book provides a detailed and self-contained demonstration of the main concepts involved. The first part deals with basic ideas, reviewing special relativity and electromagnetism while introducing the concept of extra dimensions.

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