PHYS 7661

PHYS 7661

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This course will cover string theory, from the fundamentals to areas of current research interest.  Topics will include quantization of the bosonic string, the Polyakov path integral, D-branes, orbifolds and orientifolds, and quantization of superstrings.  More advanced topics such as dualities, M-theory, AdS/CFT, and Calabi-Yau compactifications will be included as time permits.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PHYS 7652.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17001 PHYS 7661   LEC 001