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Introduction to Superstring Theory

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Introduction to Superstring Theory
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 249

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In these lecture notes, an introduction to superstring theory is presented. Classical strings, covariant and light-cone quantization, supersymmetric strings, anomaly cancelation, compactification, T-duality, supersymmetry breaking, and threshold corrections to low-energy couplings are discussed. A brief introduction to non-perturbative duality symmetries is also included.

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