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*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9411028 What is String Theory?]'' by Joseph Polchinski (hep-th/9411028, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9411028 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/9411028 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/9411028 pdf], 153 pages, 30 figures)
*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9411028 What is String Theory?]'' by Joseph Polchinski (hep-th/9411028, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9411028 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/9411028 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/9411028 pdf], 153 pages, 30 figures)
*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0302147 An Introduction to the Covariant Quantization of Superstrings]'' by P.A. Grassi, G. Policastro, P. van Nieuwenhuizen (hep-th/0302147, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0302147 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/0302147 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0302147 pdf], 23 pages)
*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0302147 An Introduction to the Covariant Quantization of Superstrings]'' by P.A. Grassi, G. Policastro, P. van Nieuwenhuizen (hep-th/0302147, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0302147 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/0302147 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0302147 pdf], 23 pages)
*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0211111 Lectures on Two-Loop Superstrings]'' by Eric D'Hoker, D.H. Phong (hep-th/0211111, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0211111 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/0211111 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0211111 pdf], 7 pages, 3 figures)
*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0211111 Lectures on Two-Loop Superstrings]'' by Eric D'Hoker, D.H. Phong (hep-th/0211111, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0211111 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/0211111 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0211111 pdf], 37 pages, 3 figures)
*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0209059 ICTP Lectures on Covariant Quantization of the Superstring]'' by Nathan Berkovits (hep-th/0209059, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0209059 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/0209059 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0209059 pdf], 43 pages)
*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0209059 ICTP Lectures on Covariant Quantization of the Superstring]'' by Nathan Berkovits (hep-th/0209059, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0209059 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/0209059 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0209059 pdf], 43 pages)
*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0204089 Open Strings]'' by Carlo Angelantonj, Augusto Sagnotti (hep-th/0204089, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0204089 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/0204089 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0204089 pdf], 156 pages)
*''[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0204089 Open Strings]'' by Carlo Angelantonj, Augusto Sagnotti (hep-th/0204089, [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0204089 abs], [http://arxiv.org/ps/hep-th/0204089 ps], [http://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0204089 pdf], 156 pages)

Revision as of 19:22, 19 December 2006

Resource Letter NSST-1: The Nature and Status of String Theory by Marolf


Books

Lubos review of string theory text books

  • String Theory by Joe Polchinski (two volumes, CUP, 1998): There are corrections listed on the Big Book of String homepage on Polchinski's homepage. Some of these corrections were made to the reprinting in 2000.
    • Volume 1: An Introduction to the Bosonic String
    • Volume 2: Superstring Theory and Beyond
  • Superstring Theory by Michael Green, John Schwarz and Edward Witten (two volumes, CUP, 1988)
    • Volume 1: Introduction
    • Volume 2: Loop Amplitudes, Anomalies and Phenomenology
  • String Theory and M-Theory by Katrin Becker, Melanie Becker and John Schwarz (CUP, 2006)
  • A First Course in String Theory by Barton Zwiebach, (CUP)
  • Supersymmetry and String Theory: Beyond the Standard Model by Michael Dine (CUP, 2007)
  • Gravity and Strings by Tomás Ortín (CUP, 2004)


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