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<div>Tom Brown<br />
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email: tombrown@nworbmot.org<br />
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[https://www.nworbmot.org/ homepage]</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=User:Tom&diff=3590User:Tom2016-12-23T17:42:28Z<p>Tbrown: add name</p>
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<div>Tom Brown<br />
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email: tombrown@nworbmot.org<br />
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[http://www.nworbmot.org/ homepage]</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=String_theory_for_non-physicists&diff=3254String theory for non-physicists2013-11-30T09:43:02Z<p>Tbrown: </p>
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<div>see also [[Colloquia]]<br />
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===books===<br />
'''The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory'''<br><br />
by Brian Greene (1999)<br><br />
One of the most popular books on the subject. The first part gives a basic overview of strings as well as background material on relativity and quantum mechanics. The second part describes more advanced ideas concerning details of the extra dimensions required by string theory.<br />
<br />
'''The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time and the Texture of the Cosmos'''<br><br />
by Brian Greene (2004)<br />
<br />
[http://www.buckyspace.com '''The Complete Idiot's Guide to String Theory''']<br><br />
by George Musser (2008)<br><br />
Gives a basic explanation of string theory, loop quantum gravity, and several other theories, including their application to black holes and cosmology. Includes commentary on the 'String Wars' and proposed experimental tests.<br />
<br />
'''Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension'''<br><br />
by Michio Kaku (Oxford University Press, 1994)<br><br />
This work focuses on the extra dimensions of string theory, including much background material.<br />
<br />
'''Superstrings: A Theory of Everything?'''<br><br />
by P. C. W. Davies (Editor) and Julian Brown (Editor) (Cambridge University Press, 1988)<br><br />
This book contains interviews with various physicists including Green, Gross, Witten, Feynman, Salam and Weinberg who give their views on Superstring Theory.<br />
<br />
===videos===<br />
'''NOVA: The Elegant Universe'''<br><br />
by Brian Greene (PBS, 2003)<br><br />
This documentary, based on Brian Greene's book of the same name, is an excellent introduction to string theory. It is available split up into short sections on the [http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/elegant/ PBS website for The Elegant Universe]; you can also find them joined up into the three parts on [http://video.google.com/ Google Video] (legally?) if you search for "the elegant universe".<br />
<br />
===websites===<br />
[http://superstringtheory.com/ The Official String Theory Web Site]<br><br />
by Patricia Schwarz<br><br />
This site addresses string theory at many levels and is<br />
appropriate for a broad audience. The basic version presents a broad overview <br />
without equations. The reader can also learn about<br />
the history of the subject and some of the people involved. Physics<br />
topics addressed include Basics of Strings, Experiments,<br />
Cosmology, and Black Holes.<br />
<br />
[http://tena4.vub.ac.be/beyondstringtheory/index2.html Beyond String Theory]<br><br />
by Jan Troost<br><br />
In addition to topics such as accelerators, relativity, string theory, unification, banes, M-theory, the site also includes a number of "Intermezzos" on sociology, nobel prizes, and the like.<br />
<br />
[http://www.sukidog.com/jpierre/strings/ Superstrings!]<br><br />
by John M. Pierre<br><br />
has a tutorial and further links on string theory<br />
<br />
[http://scienzapertutti.lnf.infn.it/string/percorso/isola.swf Alla Scoperta delle stringhe - in ScienzaperTutti]<br><br />
An Italian cruise to discovery strings in the LNF site [http://scienzapertutti.lnf.infn.it Scienzapertutti]<br />
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===articles===<br />
[http://www.arxiv.org/abs/physics/9403001 Desperately Seeking Superstrings]<br><br />
by P. Ginsparg and S. Glashow (physics/9403001, 3 pages)<br><br />
This provides a popular-level critique of string theory as of 1986. Though now somewhat<br />
dated, many of the comments are still relevant to string theory today, providing a sober<br />
contrast to most other popular accounts.<br />
<br />
[http://www.arxiv.org/abs/physics/0311047 String Theory: a theory in search of an experiment]<br><br />
by H. J. Schnitzer (physics/0311047, 7 pages)<br><br />
A sober discussion of string theory which comments on many modern developments. While written at the elementary level, many references are made to more advanced concepts.</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=String_theory&diff=3240String theory2013-08-24T06:38:19Z<p>Tbrown: Undo revision 3239 by Ipodsoft (talk)</p>
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<div>see also [[Colloquia]], [[Conformal Field Theory]]<br />
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===books===<br />
[http://press.princeton.edu/titles/8456.html '''String Theory in a nutshell''']<br><br />
by Elias Kiritsis, (Princeton University Press, 2007, [http://users.physics.uoc.gr/~kiritsis/string-book/index.html Errata])<br><br />
This book is an up to date presentation of the main parts of modern string theory, targeting <br />
specialized students and postdocs entering or working in string theory.<br />
It contains also a large set of problems, as well as chapters on black-hole microstate counting, matrix models and an extendent<br />
exposition of the AdS/CFT correspondence. <br />
<br />
'''String Theory and M-Theory: A Modern Introduction '''<br><br />
by Katrin Becker, Melanie Becker and John Schwarz (CUP, 2006)<br><br />
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 of many modern developments including AdS/CFT. As such, it includes a lot of material with relatively less detailed explanation, which serves its purpose as an introduction very well. However, one does need some further readings to completely understand everything this book is trying to say. <br />
<br />
'''A First Course in String Theory'''<br><br />
by Barton Zwiebach, (CUP, 2003)<br><br />
This book is intended for the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate level. No familiarity with quantum field theory is assumed (although Zwiebach does assume a working knowledge of quantum mechanics). It focuses on the study of single<br />
strings and their interactions, which can be understood in some<br />
detail. Of necessity, however, it is impossible to address many<br />
advanced topics.<br />
<br />
'''String Theory'''<br><br />
'''Volume 1: An Introduction to the Bosonic String'''<br><br />
'''Volume 2: Superstring Theory and Beyond'''<br><br />
by Joe Polchinski (two volumes, CUP, 1998, [http://www.kitp.ucsb.edu/~joep/errata.html errata])<br><br />
This book addresses the discoveries of the<br />
superstring revolutions of the early to mid 1990s, which mark the<br />
beginnings of modern string theory. Volume 1 quantises the<br />
bosonic string and uses this setting to introduce T-duality and<br />
D-branes without the complications of fermions. The first three chapters of volume 2 <br />
introduce superstrings, but quickly move beyond. The rest of<br />
the second book provides an introduction to nearly all modern string<br />
topics pre-dating the AdS/CFT duality. In particular, it includes D-branes,<br />
Orbifolds, Black Hole Entropy, and Mirror symmetry.<br><br />
Some of the errata were corrected in the reprinting in 2000.<br><br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/0812.4408 A solution manual for Polchinski&#x27;s &quot;String Theory&quot;]<br><br />
by Matthew Headrick (0812.4408 [hep-th], 114 pages)<br />
<br />
'''Superstring Theory'''<br><br />
'''Volume 1: Introduction'''<br><br />
'''Volume 2: Loop Amplitudes, Anomalies and Phenomenology'''<br><br />
by Michael Green, John Schwarz and Edward Witten (two volumes, CUP, 1988)<br><br />
Volume 1 is the first of a classic two-volume string text by founders in the field. Though there are now many more modern<br />
texts, it containing many details that more recent texts<br />
must skim through to discuss modern topics. Volume 1 is concerned mainly with the free string, though it treats both bosonic and supersymmetric versions. Volume 2 addresses the details of loop<br />
calculations, but also discusses low-energy effective theories (in particular, supergravity) and compactifications (especially on Calabi-Yau manifolds). <br />
<br />
'''Supersymmetry and String Theory: Beyond the Standard Model'''<br><br />
by Michael Dine (CUP, 2007)<br />
<br />
'''Gravity and Strings'''<br><br />
by Tom&aacute;s Ort&iacute;n (CUP, 2004)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9709062 Introduction to Superstring Theory]<br><br />
by E. Kiritsis (Leuven University Press, 1998, hep-th/9709062, 244 pages, 22 figures)<br><br />
Also available from the arXiv. Kiritsis provides a pedagogical introduction starting with the point particle and the bosonic string, and <br />
then proceeds through conformal<br />
field theory and the superstring. Advanced topics treated include T- duality, anomalies, compactification and supersymmetry breaking, <br />
loop corrections, and non-perturbative dualities.<br />
<br />
'''Lectures on String Theory'''<br><br />
by D. L&uuml;st and S. Theisen (Springer-Verlag, 1989)<br><br />
This very useful text features a short route to the superstring and includes an excellent treatment of the heterotic string.<br />
<br />
'''Quantum Field Theory of Point Particles and Strings'''<br><br />
by B. Hatfield (Perseus Publishing, 1998)<br><br />
An updated version of Hatfield's 1992 book, the first half quickly reviews quantum field theory while the second introduces the very basics of strings.<br />
<br />
'''Gauge fields and Strings'''<br><br />
by A. M. Polyakov (Harwood Academic Publishers, 1987)<br><br />
This classic work uses a detailed treatment of quantum field theory in terms of first-quantized particles to make a natural transition to the first quantized string. Details of path-integral measures and other fundamentals are well-presented.<br />
<br />
'''Introduction to Superstrings and M-Theory'''<br><br />
by M. Kaku (Springer Verlag, 1999)<br><br />
This updated version of an earlier text begins with the basics and, after some development, addresses advanced topics such as compactifications and M-theory. As a one-volume text, it cannot be comprehensive and, as a result, has a rather light discussion of D-branes.<br />
<br />
'''Strings, Conformal Fields, and M-Theory'''<br><br />
by M. Kaku (Springer Verlag, 2000)<br><br />
The intent of this text is to build on ''Introduction to Superstrings and M-theory'', addressing a number of more modern topics and illustrating the relationship to a broad range of related topics.<br />
<br />
===reviews===<br />
[http://www.thphys.uni-heidelberg.de/~weigand/Skript-strings11-12/Strings.pdf Introduction to String Theory]<br><br />
by Timo Weigand<br><br />
Based on Winter term 2011/12 lectures at Heidelberg University.<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/1107.3967 An Introduction to String Theory]<br><br />
by James Bedford (1107.3967 [hep-th], 100 pages)<br><br />
Based on DAMTP Part III lectures by Michael Green in 2003.<br />
<br />
[http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/tong/string.html DAMTP Part III 2009 Lectures on String Theory]<br><br />
by David Tong<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/0809.1036 String Theory: A Framework for Quantum Gravity and Various Applications]<br><br />
by Spenta R. Wadia (0809.1036, 38 pages, 5 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/0808.0663 Introductory Lectures on String Theory]<br><br />
by A.A. Tseytlin (0808.0663, 38 pages, 21 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/physics/0605105 Superstring theories]<br><br />
by Constantin Bachas, Jan Troost (physics/0605105, 12 pages, 5 figures)<br><br />
concise review for Encyclopedia of Mathematical Physics (Elsevier, 2006)<br />
<br />
[http://www.math.ias.edu/QFT/spring/ String Theory]<br><br />
by Eric D'Hoker (downloadable from the [http://www.math.ias.edu/QFT/spring/ Quantum Field Theory program at IAS: Spring Term 1997])<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9703136 Les Houches Lectures on Fields, Strings and Duality]<br><br />
by R. Dijkgraaf (hep-th/9703136, 152 pages, 31 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9708130 Introduction to Non-perturbative String Theory]<br><br />
by Elias Kiritsis (hep-th/9708130, 60 pages, 4 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9810240 String Primer]<br><br />
by E. Alvarez and P. Meessen (hep-th/9810240, 87 pages, 4 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9612254 TASI Lectures on Perturbative String Theories]<br><br />
by Hirosi Ooguri, Zheng Yin (hep-th/9612254, 80 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9411028 What is String Theory?]<br><br />
by Joseph Polchinski (hep-th/9411028, 153 pages, 30 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0302147 An Introduction to the Covariant Quantization of Superstrings]<br><br />
by P.A. Grassi, G. Policastro, P. van Nieuwenhuizen (hep-th/0302147, 23 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0211111 Lectures on Two-Loop Superstrings]<br><br />
by Eric D'Hoker, D.H. Phong (hep-th/0211111, 37 pages, 3 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0209059 ICTP Lectures on Covariant Quantization of the Superstring]<br><br />
by Nathan Berkovits (hep-th/0209059, 43 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0204089 Open Strings]<br><br />
by Carlo Angelantonj, Augusto Sagnotti (hep-th/0204089, 156 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0201209 TASI Lectures on Perturbative String Theory and Ramond-Ramond Flux]<br><br />
by L. Dolan (hep-th/0201209, 39 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9910156 An Introduction to Conformal Field Theory]<br><br />
by Matthias R Gaberdiel (hep-th/9910156, 69 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9604123 A New Description of the Superstring]<br><br />
by Nathan Berkovits (hep-th/9604123)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9709062 Introduction to Superstring Theory]<br><br />
by E. Kiritsis (hep-th/9709062, 244 pages, 22 figures)<br><br />
Also available as a [[#book|book]]. Kiritsis provides a pedagogical introduction starting with the point particle and the bosonic string, and <br />
then proceeds through conformal<br />
field theory and the superstring. Advanced topics treated include T- duality, anomalies, compactification and supersymmetry breaking, <br />
loop corrections, and non-perturbative dualities.<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9802051 An Introduction to Non-perturbative String Theory]<br><br />
by Ashoke Sen (hep-th/9802051, 129 pages, 22 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-ex/0008017 Introduction to Superstring Theory]<br><br />
by John H. Schwarz (hep-ex/0008017, 44 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0110055 Strings, Branes and Extra Dimensions]<br><br />
by Stefan Forste (hep-th/0110055, 238 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0212114 String Theory or Field Theory?]<br><br />
by A. Marshakov (hep-th/0212114, 56 pages, 18 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0210224 String theory: an update]<br><br />
by Jan de Boer (hep-th/0210224, 20 pages, 2 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0207249 Introduction to String Theory]<br><br />
by Thomas Mohaupt (hep-th/0207249, 78 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0207142 BUSSTEPP Lectures on String Theory]<br><br />
by Richard J. Szabo (hep-th/0207142, 90 pages, 24 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0205036 Introduction to M-theory for relativists and cosmologists]<br><br />
by Nobuyoshi Ohta (gr-qc/0205036, 28 pages, 7 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0010046 Topics on Strings, Branes and Calabi-Yau Compactifications]<br><br />
by Hugo Garcia-Compean, Oscar Loaiza-Brito (hep-th/0010046, 50 pages, no figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0003019 Lectures on Strings, D-branes and Gauge Theories]<br><br />
by Hugo Garcia-Compean, Oscar Loaiza-Brito (hep-th/0003019, 38 pages, no figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9906108 An introduction to perturbative and non-perturbative string theory]<br><br />
by Ignatios Antoniadis, Guillaume Ovarlez (hep-th/9906108, 17 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9811101 Supergravity, Brane Dynamics and String Duality]<br><br />
by P. West (hep-th/9811101, 109 pages, 2 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9811019 Introduction to M Theory]<br><br />
by Miao Li (hep-th/9811019, 76 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9810240 String Primer]<br><br />
by E. Alvarez, P. Meessen (hep-th/9810240, 87 pages, 4 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9702201 Lectures on Strings and Dualities]<br><br />
by Cumrun Vafa (hep-th/9702201, 53 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9711102 Fields, Strings and Branes]<br><br />
by C. Gomez, R. Hernandez (hep-th/9711102, 176 pages, 6 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9703136 Les Houches Lectures on Fields, Strings and Duality]<br><br />
by R. Dijkgraaf (hep-th/9703136, 152 pages, 31 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://gesalerico.ft.uam.es/paginaspersonales/angeluranga/firstpage.html Introduction to String Theory]<br><br />
by Angel Uranga (Graduate Course in String Theory, 528 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://www.strings.ph.qmul.ac.uk/~busstepp/lectures/mukhi/lectures/busstepp.pdf String Theory]<br><br />
by Sunil Mukhi (BUSSTEPP 2003 Lectures, 147 pages). Downloadable from [http://www.strings.ph.qmul.ac.uk/~busstepp/ BUSSTEPP 2003 Website]<br />
<br />
[http://www.arxiv.org/abs/0704.0101 The birth of string theory]<br><br />
by Paolo Di Vecchia (0704.0101, 60 pages)<br><br />
Covers developments that in the years 1968 to 1974 led from the Veneziano model to the bosonic string.</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=D_branes&diff=2573D branes2011-03-21T16:56:43Z<p>Tbrown: revert after spam</p>
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<div>see also [[Branes]], [[The AdS/CFT correspondence]]<br />
<br />
===books===<br />
'''D-Branes'''<br><br />
by Clifford Johnson (CUP, 2003)<br><br />
This begins with a pedagogical quantization of a<br />
single string and moves on to address many modern topics such as<br />
fractional branes, the enhancon mechanism, and dielectric branes.<br />
<br />
===reviews===<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9806199 Lectures on D-branes]<br><br />
by Constantin P. Bachas (hep-th/9806199, 61 pages, 8 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0007170 D-Brane Primer]<br><br />
by Clifford V. Johnson (hep-th/0007170, 222 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9611050 TASI Lectures on D-Branes]<br><br />
by Joseph Polchinski (hep-th/9611050, 63 pages, 13 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9912161 D branes in string theory, I]<br><br />
by Paolo Di Vecchia, Antonella Liccardo (hep-th/9912161, 58 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9912275 D branes in string theory, II]<br><br />
by Paolo Di Vecchia, Antonella Liccardo (hep-th/9912275, 43 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0307104 Gauge Theories from D Branes]<br><br />
by Paolo Di Vecchia, Antonella Liccardo (hep-th/0307104, 46 pages)<br><br />
a condensed summary of the above two papers<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0303072 Nonabelian Phenomena on D-branes]<br><br />
by Robert C. Myers (hep-th/0303072)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9611214 Scattering of Strings from D-branes]<br><br />
by Akikazu Hashimoto, Igor Klebanov (hep-th/9611214, 16 pages, 4 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9812196 Etudes on D-Branes]<br><br />
by Clifford V. Johnson (hep-th/9812196, 56 pages, 12 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9802067 Brane Dynamics and Gauge Theory]<br><br />
by A. Giveon, D. Kutasov (hep-th/9802067, 291 pages, 52 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0210249 Worldvolume Dynamics of Branes]<br><br />
by J. M. Camino (hep-th/0210249, 196 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0209230 On Algebraic Singularities, Finite Graphs and D-Brane Gauge Theories: A String Theoretic Perspective]<br><br />
by Yang-Hui He (hep-th/0209230, 513 pages, 71 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0201113 D-branes from conformal field theory]<br><br />
by Matthias R Gaberdiel (hep-th/0201113, 19 pages, 4 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0010015 A Brief History of the Stringy Instanton]<br><br />
by Nick Dorey, Timothy J. Hollowood, Valentin V. Khoze (hep-th/0010015, 17 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9708078 Introduction to D-branes]<br><br />
by Larus Thorlacius (hep-th/9708078, 13 pages, 4 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9701019 (Half) a Lecture on D-branes]<br><br />
by C. Bachas (hep-th/9701019, 20 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9610041 Superstring Dualities, Dirichlet Branes and the Small Scale Structure of Space]<br><br />
by Michael R. Douglas (hep-th/9610041, 29 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9606196 Introduction to D-Branes]<br><br />
by Clifford V. Johnson (hep-th/9606196, 6 pages, 6 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9602052 Notes on D-Branes]<br><br />
by Joseph Polchinski, Shyamoli Chaudhuri, Clifford V. Johnson (hep-th/9602052, 45 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0004198 D-branes and boundary states in closed string theories]<br><br />
by Ben Craps (hep-th/0004198, 210 pages, 24 figures)<br />
<br />
===papers===<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9510017 Dirichlet-Branes and Ramond-Ramond Charges]<br><br />
by Joseph Polchinski (hep-th/9510017)</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=Holography&diff=2541Holography2010-09-27T08:36:49Z<p>Tbrown: revert after spam</p>
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<div>see also [[The AdS/CFT correspondence]], [[Black Holes]]<br />
<br />
===books===<br />
'''Black Holes, Information and the String Theory Revolution'''<br><br />
by Leonard Susskind and James Lindsay (World Scientific Publishing, 2005)<br />
<br />
===reviews===<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0203101 The holographic principle]<br><br />
by Raphael Bousso (hep-th/0203101, 51 pages, 10 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0002044 TASI lectures on the Holographic Principle]<br><br />
by Daniela Bigatti, Leonard Susskind (hep-th/0002044, 37 pages, 20 figures)</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=The_BMN_limit&diff=2535The BMN limit2010-09-24T13:21:44Z<p>Tbrown: revert after spam</p>
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<div>===reviews===<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0309246 TASI 2003 Lectures on AdS/CFT]<br><br />
by Juan M. Maldacena (hep-th/0309246, 46 pages)<br><br />
Maldacena's TASI lectures introduce the AdS/CFT correspondence and in particular the plane-wave limit.<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0307101 Lectures on the Plane-Wave String/Gauge Theory Duality]<br><br />
by Jan Plefka (hep-th/0307101, 46 pages)<br><br />
Plefka's review of the plane-wave gauge/gravity duality concentrates on the gauge-theory side of<br />
the correspondence and introduces an effective formalism that reduces the gauge-theory computations to quantum mechanics.<br />
Plefka describes how string field theory calculations match gauge theory calculations. An elementary introduction to light-cone string field theory is included here as well.<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0401155 The Duality between IIB String Theory on PP-wave and N=4 SYM: a Status Report]<br><br />
by Rodolfo Russo, Alessandro Tanzin (hep-th/0401155, 35 pages, 5 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0311139 Spinning strings and AdS/CFT duality]<br><br />
by A.A. Tseytlin (hep-th/0311139, 54 pages)<br><br />
Tseytlin reviews how certain string states in Anti-de Sitter space (crossed with S^5) can be studied in detail using semiclassical methods, allowing detailed studies of the AdS/CFT duality to be carried out. These states have large angular momentum on the S^5 and their study is related to the above plane-wave limit.<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0310119 The Plane-Wave/Super Yang-Mills Duality]<br><br />
by Darius Sadri, Mohammad M. Sheikh-Jabbari (hep-th/0310119, 91 pages, 7 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0310033 Light-Cone String Field Theory in a Plane Wave Background]<br><br />
by Marcus Spradlin, Anastasia Volovich (hep-th/0310033, 46 pages, 4 figures)<br><br />
Spradlin and Volovich review the plane-wave limit of AdS/CFT and describe how string field theory calculations of string interactions in 9+1 dimensional plane-wave spacetimes match interactions calculated using N=4 super Yang-Mills gauge theory in a 3+1 conformally flat spacetime. The paper includes<br />
an elementary introduction to light-cone string field theory.<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0307204 Quantum Mechanics, Random Matrices and BMN Gauge Theory]<br><br />
by C. Kristjansen (hep-th/0307204, 16 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0307027 Strings in plane wave backgrounds]<br><br />
by A. Pankiewicz (hep-th/0307027, 85 pages)<br><br />
This fairly detailed introduction to the plane-wave limit of AdS/CFT is based on Pankiewicz's Ph.D. thesis.<br />
<br />
===papers===<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0202021 Strings in flat space and pp waves from ${\cal N}=4$ Super Yang Mills]<br><br />
by David Berenstein, Juan Maldacena, Horatiu Nastase (hep-th/0202021, 36 pages, 5 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://xstructure.inr.ac.ru/x-bin/theme3.py?level=1&index1=311677 BMN limit on arxiv.org]</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=SPIRES_script&diff=2519SPIRES script2010-07-15T13:48:28Z<p>Tbrown: revert after spam</p>
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<div>SPIRES script is a program written in the [http://www.python.org/ python] programming language that accesses information on papers in the [http://www.slac.stanford.edu/spires/ SPIRES] online high energy physics literature database. It can access title, author, bibitem and [[References with BiBTeX|BiBTeX]] records, update your local BiBTeX library and download papers from the [http://www.arxiv.org/ arXiv]. A separate program [[#listcitations.py|listcitations.py]] reads through a TeX file and then looks up all the \cite{...} references and outputs the bibitems. Although originally written for the GNU/Linux command line, the code should be portable enough to run on any operating system with a python interpreter.<br />
<br />
===download===<br />
Download [[Spires.py|spires.py]] and [[Listcitations.py|listcitations.py]].<br />
<br />
===installation on a GNU/Linux system===<br />
The script requires the python interpreter to be installed on your system. This is automatically installed on most GNU/Linux distributions, but check it is there by typing<br />
<pre><br />
python<br />
</pre><br />
at the command line and see what happens.<br />
<br />
If python is present download [[Spires.py|spires.py]] and run it by typing<br />
<pre><br />
python spires.py hep-th/9711200<br />
</pre><br />
<br />
===usage===<br />
<br />
The typical accepted inputs are the usual arXiv references, the SPIRES TeX key or a SPIRES-style journal reference<br />
<pre><br />
python spires.py hep-th/9711200<br />
python spires.py 0705.0303<br />
python spires.py Maldacena:1997re<br />
python spires.py CMPHA,43,199<br />
python spires.py Phys.Rev.,D52,5783<br />
</pre><br />
<br />
If no options are specified all possible outputs will be displayed<br />
<pre><br />
tom@fyodor:~$ python spires.py hep-th/9711200<br />
@Article{Maldacena:1997re,<br />
author = "Maldacena, Juan M.",<br />
title = "The large N limit of superconformal field theories and<br />
supergravity",<br />
journal = "Adv. Theor. Math. Phys.",<br />
volume = "2",<br />
year = "1998",<br />
pages = "231-252",<br />
eprint = "hep-th/9711200",<br />
SLACcitation = "%%CITATION = HEP-TH/9711200;%%"<br />
}<br />
Maldacena, Juan M.<br />
The large N limit of superconformal field theories and supergravity<br />
\cite{Maldacena:1997re}<br />
</pre><br />
<br />
To see all the options access the help page<br />
<pre><br />
tom@fyodor:~$ python spires.py -h<br />
SPIRES script<br />
Usage:<br />
python spires.py reference [ -hbiatcev ] [ --help ] [ --library library.bib ] [ --download download_path/ ]<br />
"reference" must be a standard arXiv reference, e.g. hep-th/9711200, 0705.0303, Maldacena:1997re or a SPIRES journal reference, e.g. CMPHA,43,199<br />
Options:<br />
-h, --help<br />
displays this help message<br />
-b<br />
displays the BiBTeX entry<br />
-i<br />
displays the bibitem entry<br />
-a<br />
displays the author(s)<br />
-t<br />
displays the title<br />
-c<br />
displays the TeX citation key<br />
-e<br />
displays everything<br />
-v<br />
verbose mode<br />
<br />
--download download_path/<br />
for arXiv references downloads a pdf of the paper from the arXiv to the directory download_path/<br />
--library library.bib<br />
if it is not already in library.bib, appends the BiBTeX entry to library.bib; use at your own risk<br />
</pre><br />
<br />
Each item can be specified individually with switches, e.g. -t for title, -a for authors, -b for BiBTeX entry, -c for SPIRES TeX key. For example<br />
<pre><br />
tom@fyodor:~$ python spires.py hep-th/9711200 -at<br />
Maldacena, Juan M.<br />
The large N limit of superconformal field theories and supergravity<br />
</pre><br />
<br />
If you have a BiBTeX database file such as library.bib then the script can update the file with the BiBTeX entry if it is not already present<br />
<pre><br />
python spires.py hep-th/9711200 --library library.bib<br />
</pre><br />
<br />
To download a PDF of an eprint from the [http://www.arxiv.org/ arXiv] to the directory <code>some_folder/</code><br />
<pre><br />
python spires.py hep-th/9711200 --download some_folder/<br />
</pre><br />
<br />
===listcitations.py===<br />
To use this program you must download [[Spires.py|spires.py]] and [[Listcitations.py|listcitations.py]] into the same directory.<br />
<br />
This program reads a TeX file and then looks up all the \cite{...} references and outputs the bibitems. The typical accepted inputs are the usual arXiv references, the SPIRES TeX key or a SPIRES-style journal reference. With no options it will output bibitems<br />
<pre><br />
python listcitations.py tex_file.tex<br />
</pre><br />
It can also output BiBTeX entries instead<br />
<pre><br />
python listcitations.py tex_file.tex -b<br />
</pre><br />
To see all the options access the help page<br />
<pre><br />
tom@tarkovsky:~$ python listcitations.py -h<br />
list citations script<br />
Usage:<br />
python listcitations.py TeX_file_name.tex [ -hbiv ] [ --help ]<br />
<br />
TeX_file_name must contain citations as standard arXiv references,<br />
e.g. hep-th/9711200, 0705.0303, Maldacena:1997re or SPIRES journal<br />
references, e.g. CMPHA,43,199<br />
<br />
Options:<br />
-h, --help<br />
displays this help message<br />
-b<br />
displays the BiBTeX entry<br />
-i<br />
displays the bibitem entry<br />
-v<br />
verbose mode<br />
</pre><br />
<br />
===future features===<br />
<br />
* allow alias citations such as \cite{mypaper} for listcitations.py<br />
<br />
===technical details===<br />
<br />
The code is very modular so it is easy to write your own programs using the functions defined in spires.py. Just import the functions in spires.py with <code>import spires</code>; you can use spires.py as a library of SPIRES-related functions (see [[Listcitations.py|listcitations.py]] as an example).<br />
<br />
===comments and bugs===<br />
If you have any comments or find bugs, please contact [[User:Tom|Tom]].<br />
<br />
===thanks===<br />
Thanks to Travis C. Brooks of [http://www.slac.stanford.edu/spires/ SPIRES] for his help and [http://theory.tifr.res.in/~kevin/ Kevin Goldstein] for pointing out the python <code>urllib</code> library.<br />
<br />
===licence===<br />
This script is Copyright 2007 Tom Brown and made available under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html GNU General Public Licence].</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=String_theory&diff=2517String theory2010-07-09T15:30:38Z<p>Tbrown: revert after spam</p>
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<div>see also [[Colloquia]], [[Conformal Field Theory]]<br />
__FORCETOC__<br />
===books===<br />
[http://press.princeton.edu/titles/8456.html '''String Theory in a nutshell''']<br><br />
by Elias Kiritsis, (Princeton University Press, 2007, [http://users.physics.uoc.gr/~kiritsis/string-book/index.html Errata])<br><br />
This book is an up to date presentation of the main parts of modern string theory, targeting <br />
specialized students and postdocs entering or working in string theory.<br />
It contains also a large set of problems, as well as chapters on black-hole microstate counting, matrix models and an extendent<br />
exposition of the AdS/CFT correspondence. <br />
<br />
'''String Theory and M-Theory'''<br><br />
by Katrin Becker, Melanie Becker and John Schwarz (CUP, 2006)<br />
<br />
'''A First Course in String Theory'''<br><br />
by Barton Zwiebach, (CUP, 2003)<br><br />
This book is intended for the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate level. No familiarity with quantum field theory is assumed (although Zwiebach does assume a working knowledge of quantum mechanics). It focuses on the study of single<br />
strings and their interactions, which can be understood in some<br />
detail. Of necessity, however, it is impossible to address many<br />
advanced topics.<br />
<br />
'''String Theory'''<br><br />
'''Volume 1: An Introduction to the Bosonic String'''<br><br />
'''Volume 2: Superstring Theory and Beyond'''<br><br />
by Joe Polchinski (two volumes, CUP, 1998, [http://www.kitp.ucsb.edu/~joep/errata.html errata])<br><br />
This book addresses the discoveries of the<br />
superstring revolutions of the early to mid 1990s, which mark the<br />
beginnings of modern string theory. Volume 1 quantises the<br />
bosonic string and uses this setting to introduce T-duality and<br />
D-branes without the complications of fermions. The first three chapters of volume 2 <br />
introduce superstrings, but quickly move beyond. The rest of<br />
the second book provides an introduction to nearly all modern string<br />
topics pre-dating the AdS/CFT duality. In particular, it includes D-branes,<br />
Orbifolds, Black Hole Entropy, and Mirror symmetry.<br><br />
Some of the errata were corrected in the reprinting in 2000.<br><br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/0812.4408 A solution manual for Polchinski&#x27;s &quot;String Theory&quot;]<br><br />
by Matthew Headrick (0812.4408 [hep-th], 114 pages)<br />
<br />
'''Superstring Theory'''<br><br />
'''Volume 1: Introduction'''<br><br />
'''Volume 2: Loop Amplitudes, Anomalies and Phenomenology'''<br><br />
by Michael Green, John Schwarz and Edward Witten (two volumes, CUP, 1988)<br><br />
Volume 1 is the first of a classic two-volume string text by founders in the field. Though there are now many more modern<br />
texts, it containing many details that more recent texts<br />
must skim through to discuss modern topics. Volume 1 is concerned mainly with the free string, though it treats both bosonic and supersymmetric versions. Volume 2 addresses the details of loop<br />
calculations, but also discusses low-energy effective theories (in particular, supergravity) and compactifications (especially on Calabi-Yau manifolds). <br />
<br />
'''Supersymmetry and String Theory: Beyond the Standard Model'''<br><br />
by Michael Dine (CUP, 2007)<br />
<br />
'''Gravity and Strings'''<br><br />
by Tom&aacute;s Ort&iacute;n (CUP, 2004)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9709062 Introduction to Superstring Theory]<br><br />
by E. Kiritsis (Leuven University Press, 1998, hep-th/9709062, 244 pages, 22 figures)<br><br />
Also available from the arXiv. Kiritsis provides a pedagogical introduction starting with the point particle and the bosonic string, and <br />
then proceeds through conformal<br />
field theory and the superstring. Advanced topics treated include T- duality, anomalies, compactification and supersymmetry breaking, <br />
loop corrections, and non-perturbative dualities.<br />
<br />
'''Lectures on String Theory'''<br><br />
by D. L&uuml;st and S. Theisen (Springer-Verlag, 1989)<br><br />
This very useful text features a short route to the superstring and includes an excellent treatment of the heterotic string.<br />
<br />
'''Quantum Field Theory of Point Particles and Strings'''<br><br />
by B. Hatfield (Perseus Publishing, 1998)<br><br />
An updated version of Hatfield's 1992 book, the first half quickly reviews quantum field theory while the second introduces the very basics of strings.<br />
<br />
'''Gauge fields and Strings'''<br><br />
by A. M. Polyakov (Harwood Academic Publishers, 1987)<br><br />
This classic work uses a detailed treatment of quantum field theory in terms of first-quantized particles to make a natural transition to the first quantized string. Details of path-integral measures and other fundamentals are well-presented.<br />
<br />
'''Introduction to Superstrings and M-Theory'''<br><br />
by M. Kaku (Springer Verlag, 1999)<br><br />
This updated version of an earlier text begins with the basics and, after some development, addresses advanced topics such as compactifications and M-theory. As a one-volume text, it cannot be comprehensive and, as a result, has a rather light discussion of D-branes.<br />
<br />
'''Strings, Conformal Fields, and M-Theory'''<br><br />
by M. Kaku (Springer Verlag, 2000)<br><br />
The intent of this text is to build on ''Introduction to Superstrings and M-theory'', addressing a number of more modern topics and illustrating the relationship to a broad range of related topics.<br />
<br />
===reviews===<br />
[http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/tong/string.html DAMTP Part III 2009 Lectures on String Theory]<br><br />
by David Tong<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/0809.1036 String Theory: A Framework for Quantum Gravity and Various Applications]<br><br />
by Spenta R. Wadia (0809.1036, 38 pages, 5 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/0808.0663 Introductory Lectures on String Theory]<br><br />
by A.A. Tseytlin (0808.0663, 38 pages, 21 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/physics/0605105 Superstring theories]<br><br />
by Constantin Bachas, Jan Troost (physics/0605105, 12 pages, 5 figures)<br><br />
concise review for Encyclopedia of Mathematical Physics (Elsevier, 2006)<br />
<br />
[http://www.math.ias.edu/QFT/spring/ String Theory]<br><br />
by Eric D'Hoker (downloadable from the [http://www.math.ias.edu/QFT/spring/ Quantum Field Theory program at IAS: Spring Term 1997])<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9703136 Les Houches Lectures on Fields, Strings and Duality]<br><br />
by R. Dijkgraaf (hep-th/9703136, 152 pages, 31 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9708130 Introduction to Non-perturbative String Theory]<br><br />
by Elias Kiritsis (hep-th/9708130, 60 pages, 4 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9810240 String Primer]<br><br />
by E. Alvarez and P. Meessen (hep-th/9810240, 87 pages, 4 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9612254 TASI Lectures on Perturbative String Theories]<br><br />
by Hirosi Ooguri, Zheng Yin (hep-th/9612254, 80 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9411028 What is String Theory?]<br><br />
by Joseph Polchinski (hep-th/9411028, 153 pages, 30 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0302147 An Introduction to the Covariant Quantization of Superstrings]<br><br />
by P.A. Grassi, G. Policastro, P. van Nieuwenhuizen (hep-th/0302147, 23 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0211111 Lectures on Two-Loop Superstrings]<br><br />
by Eric D'Hoker, D.H. Phong (hep-th/0211111, 37 pages, 3 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0209059 ICTP Lectures on Covariant Quantization of the Superstring]<br><br />
by Nathan Berkovits (hep-th/0209059, 43 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0204089 Open Strings]<br><br />
by Carlo Angelantonj, Augusto Sagnotti (hep-th/0204089, 156 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0201209 TASI Lectures on Perturbative String Theory and Ramond-Ramond Flux]<br><br />
by L. Dolan (hep-th/0201209, 39 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9910156 An Introduction to Conformal Field Theory]<br><br />
by Matthias R Gaberdiel (hep-th/9910156, 69 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9604123 A New Description of the Superstring]<br><br />
by Nathan Berkovits (hep-th/9604123)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9709062 Introduction to Superstring Theory]<br><br />
by E. Kiritsis (hep-th/9709062, 244 pages, 22 figures)<br><br />
Also available as a [[#book|book]]. Kiritsis provides a pedagogical introduction starting with the point particle and the bosonic string, and <br />
then proceeds through conformal<br />
field theory and the superstring. Advanced topics treated include T- duality, anomalies, compactification and supersymmetry breaking, <br />
loop corrections, and non-perturbative dualities.<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9802051 An Introduction to Non-perturbative String Theory]<br><br />
by Ashoke Sen (hep-th/9802051, 129 pages, 22 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-ex/0008017 Introduction to Superstring Theory]<br><br />
by John H. Schwarz (hep-ex/0008017, 44 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0110055 Strings, Branes and Extra Dimensions]<br><br />
by Stefan Forste (hep-th/0110055, 238 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0212114 String Theory or Field Theory?]<br><br />
by A. Marshakov (hep-th/0212114, 56 pages, 18 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0210224 String theory: an update]<br><br />
by Jan de Boer (hep-th/0210224, 20 pages, 2 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0207249 Introduction to String Theory]<br><br />
by Thomas Mohaupt (hep-th/0207249, 78 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0207142 BUSSTEPP Lectures on String Theory]<br><br />
by Richard J. Szabo (hep-th/0207142, 90 pages, 24 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0205036 Introduction to M-theory for relativists and cosmologists]<br><br />
by Nobuyoshi Ohta (gr-qc/0205036, 28 pages, 7 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0010046 Topics on Strings, Branes and Calabi-Yau Compactifications]<br><br />
by Hugo Garcia-Compean, Oscar Loaiza-Brito (hep-th/0010046, 50 pages, no figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0003019 Lectures on Strings, D-branes and Gauge Theories]<br><br />
by Hugo Garcia-Compean, Oscar Loaiza-Brito (hep-th/0003019, 38 pages, no figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9906108 An introduction to perturbative and non-perturbative string theory]<br><br />
by Ignatios Antoniadis, Guillaume Ovarlez (hep-th/9906108, 17 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9811101 Supergravity, Brane Dynamics and String Duality]<br><br />
by P. West (hep-th/9811101, 109 pages, 2 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9811019 Introduction to M Theory]<br><br />
by Miao Li (hep-th/9811019, 76 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9810240 String Primer]<br><br />
by E. Alvarez, P. Meessen (hep-th/9810240, 87 pages, 4 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9702201 Lectures on Strings and Dualities]<br><br />
by Cumrun Vafa (hep-th/9702201, 53 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9711102 Fields, Strings and Branes]<br><br />
by C. Gomez, R. Hernandez (hep-th/9711102, 176 pages, 6 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9703136 Les Houches Lectures on Fields, Strings and Duality]<br><br />
by R. Dijkgraaf (hep-th/9703136, 152 pages, 31 figures)<br />
<br />
[http://gesalerico.ft.uam.es/paginaspersonales/angeluranga/firstpage.html Introduction to String Theory]<br><br />
by Angel Uranga (Graduate Course in String Theory, 528 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://www.strings.ph.qmul.ac.uk/~busstepp/lectures/mukhi/lectures/busstepp.pdf String Theory]<br><br />
by Sunil Mukhi (BUSSTEPP 2003 Lectures, 147 pages). Downloadable from [http://www.strings.ph.qmul.ac.uk/~busstepp/ BUSSTEPP 2003 Website]<br />
<br />
[http://www.arxiv.org/abs/0704.0101 The birth of string theory]<br><br />
by Paolo Di Vecchia (0704.0101, 60 pages)<br><br />
Covers developments that in the years 1968 to 1974 led from the Veneziano model to the bosonic string.</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=String_Theory_Wiki&diff=2492String Theory Wiki2010-06-03T21:12:17Z<p>Tbrown: revert after spam</p>
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<div>Welcome to the String Theory Wiki! This wiki is aimed at students learning string theory. It lists and reviews useful string theory resources, such as books and review papers. The content was initially based on Alberto Guijosa Hidalgo's [http://www.nuclecu.unam.mx/~alberto/physics/stringrev.html list of string reviews].<br />
<br />
A [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki wiki] is a webpage which users<br />
can edit (like the encyclopedia<br />
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page Wikipedia]). To edit a page,<br />
[[Special:Userlogin|log in]] and then click on the "edit" tab at the top of the page.<br />
<br />
===physics topics===<br />
{| width="100%"<br />
|-<br />
|valign="top" width="40%"|<br />
*[[String theory for non-physicists]]<br />
*[[String theory|String theory for physicists]]<br />
<br />
*[[The AdS/CFT correspondence]]<br />
**[[The BMN limit]]<br />
**[[The dS/CFT correspondence]]<br />
**[[Holographic renormalisation]]<br />
**[[Spin chains and integrability]]<br />
*[[Anomalies]]<br />
*[[Black Holes]]<br />
**[[Black Hole Entropy]]<br />
*[[Black Rings]]<br />
*[[Born-Infeld]]<br />
*[[Branes]]<br />
*[[Braneworlds]]<br />
*[[Colloquia]]<br />
*[[Compactifications]]<br />
*[[Conformal Field Theory]]<br />
*[[Cosmology]]<br />
*[[D branes]]<br />
*[[Differential Geometry]]<br />
*[[Dualities]]<br />
*[[Extra Dimensions]]<br />
*[[Flux compactifications]]<br />
*[[Gauge Theory]]<br />
*[[General Relativity]]<br />
**[[Perturbative scattering amplitudes]]<br />
|valign="top" width="60%"|<br />
*[[Holography]]<br />
*[[Integrability]]<br />
*[[Little String Theories]]<br />
*[[Mathematics]]<br />
*[[M Theory]]<br />
*[[Matrix theory]]<br />
*[[Non-BPS/Unstable Branes]]<br />
*[[Noncommutativity]]<br />
*[[Phenomenology]]<br />
**[[Neutrinos]]<br />
*[[Pure Spinors]]<br />
*[[Quantum Field Theory]]<br />
**[[Renormalisation]]<br />
*[[Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetimes]]<br />
*[[Quantum Gravity]]<br />
*[[Representation Theory]]<br />
*[[Solitons]]<br />
*[[String Field Theory]]<br />
*[[Supersymmetry and Supergravity]]<br />
*[[Time-Dependent Backgrounds]]<br />
*[[Topological Strings]]<br />
*[[Twistor String Theory]]<br />
*[[Two-dimensional String Theory]]<br />
*[[Other]]<br />
|}<br />
<br />
===other topics===<br />
*[[Conferences]]<br />
*[[Institutions]]<br />
*[[Mathematics and computers]]<br />
*[[Online talks]]<br />
*[[Other important links]]<br />
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<div>Welcome to the String Theory Wiki! This wiki is aimed at students learning string theory. It lists and reviews useful string theory resources, such as books and review papers. The content was initially based on Alberto Guijosa Hidalgo's [http://www.nuclecu.unam.mx/~alberto/physics/stringrev.html list of string reviews].<br />
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===physics topics===<br />
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*[[String theory for non-physicists]]<br />
*[[String theory|String theory for physicists]]<br />
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*[[The AdS/CFT correspondence]]<br />
**[[The BMN limit]]<br />
**[[The dS/CFT correspondence]]<br />
**[[Holographic renormalisation]]<br />
**[[Spin chains and integrability]]<br />
*[[Anomalies]]<br />
*[[Black Holes]]<br />
**[[Black Hole Entropy]]<br />
*[[Black Rings]]<br />
*[[Born-Infeld]]<br />
*[[Branes]]<br />
*[[Braneworlds]]<br />
*[[Colloquia]]<br />
*[[Compactifications]]<br />
*[[Conformal Field Theory]]<br />
*[[Cosmology]]<br />
*[[D branes]]<br />
*[[Differential Geometry]]<br />
*[[Dualities]]<br />
*[[Flux compactifications]]<br />
*[[Gauge Theory]]<br />
**[[Perturbative scattering amplitudes]]<br />
|valign="top" width="60%"|<br />
*[[General Relativity]]<br />
*[[Holography]]<br />
*[[Little String Theories]]<br />
*[[Mathematics]]<br />
*[[M Theory]]<br />
*[[Matrix theory]]<br />
*[[Non-BPS/Unstable Branes]]<br />
*[[Noncommutativity]]<br />
*[[Phenomenology]]<br />
**[[Neutrinos]]<br />
*[[Pure Spinors]]<br />
*[[Quantum Field Theory]]<br />
**[[Renormalisation]]<br />
*[[Quantum Field Theory in Curved Spacetimes]]<br />
*[[Quantum Gravity]]<br />
*[[Representation Theory]]<br />
*[[Solitons]]<br />
*[[String Field Theory]]<br />
*[[Supersymmetry and Supergravity]]<br />
*[[Time-Dependent Backgrounds]]<br />
*[[Topological Strings]]<br />
*[[Twistor String Theory]]<br />
*[[Two-dimensional String Theory]]<br />
*[[Other]]<br />
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===other topics===<br />
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<div>===reviews===<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0507136 Spinning strings and integrable spin chains in the AdS/CFT correspondence]<br><br />
by Jan Plefka (hep-th/0507136, 40 pages)<br />
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[http://www.arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0407232 Integrability in QCD and beyond]<br><br />
by A.V. Belitsky, V.M. Braun, A.S. Gorsky, G.P. Korchemsky (hep-th/0407232, 87 pages, 4 figures)<br />
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[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0407277 The Dilatation operator of N=4 super Yang-Mills theory and integrability]<br><br />
by Niklas Beisert (hep-th/0407277, 230 pages)<br />
<br />
[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0402207 Classical/quantum integrability in AdS/CFT]<br><br />
by V.A.Kazakov, A.Marshakov, J.A.Minahan, K.Zarembo (hep-th/0402207, 49 pages, 5 figures)<br />
<br />
===talks===<br />
[http://www.unine.ch/phys/string/rtn-school/08/lecture.php?no=3 Integrability and AdS/CFT]<br><br />
by Nick Dorey at [http://www.unine.ch/phys/string/rtn-school/08/index.php RTN Winterschool 2008] (includes PDF and video)<br />
<br />
[http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/mathsinstitute/programmes/research/geometryandstringtheory/semlec Integrability in Gauge Theory and String Theory]<br><br />
by Nick Dorey (6 talks in October-November 2006 at Imperial College, London)</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=Meta&diff=1884Meta2007-04-11T11:56:35Z<p>Tbrown: ConfirmEdit URL</p>
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===Robot wikivandalism===<br />
On 10th and 11th April 2007 some robots registered accounts on the wiki and started deleting content. From now on, when you create a new account you will have to perform a simple sum to check that you are a human being (this is implemented using the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/ConfirmEdit_extension ConfirmEdit extension]). The robotic users have all been blocked from making further edits. If there is further robotic wikivandalism we will introduce [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captcha visual CAPTCHA].<br />
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*Alberto Guijosa Hidalgo, on whose [http://www.nuclecu.unam.mx/~alberto/physics/stringrev.html list of reviews] this website is based.<br />
*Donald Marolf for giving permission to include his [http://www.arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0311044 Resource Letter: The Nature and Status of String Theory] (hep-th/0311044).<br />
*Bill Spence for his support and encouragement.<br />
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===Metadata harvesting===<br />
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OAI-PMH interface http://arxiv.org/help/arxiv_identifier_for_services<br />
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[http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/openarchivesprotocol.html]<br />
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http://arxiv.org/help/oa<br />
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http://arxiv.org/oai2/ is baseURL<br />
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http://citebase.eprints.org/cgi-bin/oai2 is the baseURL OAI2 interface for citebase data<br />
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http://www.citebase.org/oai?verb=GetRecord&identifier=oai:arXiv.org:hep-th/9901001&metadataPrefix=oai_dc<br />
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A request needs a very and record identifier, e.g. http://arxiv.org/oai2?verb=GetRecord&identifier=oai:arXiv.org:hep-th/9901001&metadataPrefix=oai_dc<br />
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It would be good to get a utility to harvest paper metadata (see http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/openarchivesprotocol.html )<br />
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Make an HTTP request to the repository for oai:arXiv.org:cs/0112017, which responds in XML.</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=String_Theory_Wiki:About&diff=1704String Theory Wiki:About2006-12-24T15:06:44Z<p>Tbrown: Redirecting to Meta</p>
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<div>see [[User:Tom]]</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=Flux_compactifications&diff=1556Flux compactifications2006-12-16T12:22:58Z<p>Tbrown: </p>
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<div>*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0509003 Flux compactifications in string theory: a comprehensive review]'' by Mariana GraĆ±a (hep-th/0509003, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0509003 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/0509003 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0509003 pdf], 85 pages, 2 figures)</div>Tbrownhttps://stringwiki.org/w/index.php?title=String_Theory_Wiki&diff=1543String Theory Wiki2006-12-15T11:19:03Z<p>Tbrown: </p>
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<div>Welcome to the String Theory Wiki! This wiki is aimed at students<br />
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<div>Welcome to the String Theory Wiki! This wiki is aimed at students<br />
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* [[The AdS/CFT correspondence]]<br />
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** [[The BMN limit]]<br />
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