Load:

1. komponenta
Lecture type  Total 
Lectures 
15 
Exercises 
15 
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)

Description:

Lectures 13: Bosonic string theory. Polyakov and NambuGoto action. Corresponding classical symmetries: dimeomorphism and Weyl invariance. Gauge fixing. Conformal invariance. Classical solutions and constraints. Open and closed strings. Neumann and Dirichlet boundary conditions.
Lectures 46: Old covariant quantization. Fock space. Quantum constraints: Virasoro algebra and physical conditions. Open string spectra and physical interpretation: gauge theories. Closed string spectra: gravity. Simple amplitudes in bosonic string theory.
Lectures 710: Short review of conformal field theory. Energy momentum density tensor. Stateoperator correspondence. Primary fields, Operator product expansion. Corelators. Trace anomaly and critical dimension.
Lectures 1114: Light cone quantization. BRST quantization. FadeevPopov path integral. Ghosts. BRST invariance. BRST operator.
Lectures 1517: Simple amplitudes in bosonic string theory and low energy effective action.
Lectures 1820: Superstring theory. RNS formalism. World sheet supersymmetry. Energy momentum tensor and supercurrent. R and NS sectors in open string theory. RR, NNSR sector in closed superstring theory. Spectrum of open and closed strings. GSO RR, NSNS, RNS and NSR sectors in closed superstrings. GSO projection and spacetime supersymmetry, Theories of type I, IIA and IIB. Physical intrepretation. Spacetime anomalies.
Lectures 2122: BRST superstrings quantization. Comuting ghosts. BRST invariance. Bosonisation. Pictures and transition operators between pictures. Simple amplitudes in superstring theory.
Lectures 2325: Heterotic superstring theory. Construction and spectra. Two possibilities: E8xE8 and SO(32).
Lectures 2627: T duality in bosonic string theory. D branes and gauge theories. DBI effective actions.
Lectures 2830: Low energy effective actions in superstring theory. S duality. Mtheory.

Literature:

 Clifford V. Johnson, D Branes, Cambridge University Press, 2003
 M.Grana, Flux Compactifications in string theory: a comprehensive review, hepth/0509003
 U. Danilesson, Lectures on string theory and cosmology, hepth/0409274
