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136.005 String Theory I
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2015W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

String unification of fundamental forces (Standard model and gravity)

Subject of course

Symmetries of the Polyakov action Conformal gauge and quantization (BRST cohomology), physical states, critical dimension, compactification.

Additional information

Start: Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, 10:00,  Seminarraum FH gelb 10  (Freihaus, 10th floor).

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed08:00 - 10:0014.10.2015 - 27.01.2016Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
String Theory I - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Wed14.10.201508:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed21.10.201508:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed28.10.201508:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed04.11.201508:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed11.11.201508:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed18.11.201508:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed25.11.201508:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed02.12.201508:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed09.12.201508:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed16.12.201508:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed13.01.201608:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed20.01.201608:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory
Wed27.01.201608:00 - 10:00Sem.R. DB gelb 07 String Theory

Examination modalities

written or oral exam

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 461 Technical Physics
810 Technical Physics

Literature

Lecture notes for this course are available. beim Vortragenden J. Polchinski: String Theory Vol. I and II, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1998; M. B. Green, J. H. Schwarz, E. Witten: Superstring Theory, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1987; D. Lüst, S. Theisen: Lectures on String Theory, Lect. Notes in Physics 346, Springer 1989.

Previous knowledge

Quantum theory, elementary knowledge of quantum field theory is beneficial

Language

English