# Branes

see also D branes

### reviews

Supermembranes

by M. J. Duff (hep-th/9611203, 76 pages)

Branes, Calibrations and Supergravity

by Jerome P. Gauntlett (hep-th/0305074, 47 pages)

Intersecting brane solutions in string and M-theory

by Douglas J. Smith (hep-th/0210157, 84 pages)

Lectures on Branes in Curved Backgrounds

by Volker Schomerus (hep-th/0209241, 109 pages, 11 figures)

Brane Theory Solitons

by P.K. Townsend (hep-th/0004039, 31 pages)

String/M-branes for Relativists

by Donald Marolf (gr-qc/9908045, 50 pages, 6 figures)

This brief introduction to branes conveys some basic aspects of brane physics and
perspectives on string theory to those trained in general
relativity.

Lectures on Supergravity p-branes

by K.S. Stelle (hep-th/9701088, 53 pages, 4 figures)

Black Holes and Solitons in String Theory

by Donam Youm (hep-th/9710046, 240 pages)

An encylclopedic review of black-hole and black-brane solutions.

BPS Branes in Supergravity

by K.S. Stelle (hep-th/9803116, 99 pages, 7 figures)

Stelle provides a useful introduction to brane solutions in supergravity, containing many details of
supersymmetry, Kaluza-Klein reduction, and low-velocity scattering of branes.

Branes and Brane Worlds in M-Theory

by J.F. Vazquez-Poritz (hep-th/0110084, 189 pages, 15 figures)

Supergravity, Brane Dynamics and String Duality

by P. West (hep-th/9811101, 109 pages, 2 figures)

Black Holes and Solitons in String Theory

by Ashoke Sen (hep-th/9210050, 24 pages)

Supersymmetric String Solitons

by C.G.Callan Jr., J.A.Harvey, A.E.Strominger (hep-th/9112030, 42 pages)

Instantons and Solitons in Heterotic String Theory

by Curtis G. Callan, Jr. (hep-th/9109052, 24 pages)