String Theory and the Real World: From particle physics to astrophysics

String Theory and the Real World: From particle physics to astrophysics

Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School 2007

1st Edition - July 29, 2008

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  • Editors: C. Bachas, L. Baulieu, M. Douglas, E. Kiritsis, E. Rabinovici, P. Vanhove, P. Windey, L.G. Cugliandolo
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080951515

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This book is a collection of lectures given in July 2007 at the Les Houches Summer School on "String Theory and the Real World: From particle physics to astrophysics."

Key Features

  • Provides a pedagogical introduction to topics in String Theory, and Cosmology
  • Addresses each topic from the basis to the most recent developments
  • Covers the lectures by internationally-renowned and leading experts


Graduate students, researchers

Table of Contents

  • 1. I. Antoniadis, Topics in String Phenomenology
    2. E. Kiritsis, Orientifolds, and the Search for the Standard Model in String Theory
    3. K. Intriligator and N. Seiberg, Lectures on Supersymmetry Breaking
    4. G.F. Giudice, Supersymmetry And The Real World
    5. J. Maldacena, Les Houches Lectures on Cosmology and Fundamental Theory
    6. E. Rabinovici, Spontaneous Breaking of Space-Time Symmetries
    7. A. Uranga, The Standard Model from D-Branes in String Theory
    8. P. Vanhove, Non-Renormalisation Theorems in Superstring and Supergravity Theories
    9. F. Gianotti, Preparing the Lhc Experiments for First Data
    10. T. Damour and M. Lilley, String Theory, Gravity and Experiment
    11. J.F. Barbon and E. Rabinovici, Aspects of Hagedorn Holography
    12. F. Denef, Les Houches Lectures on Constructing String Vacua
    13. M. Benna and I. Klebanov, Gauge-String Dualities and Some Applications

Product details

  • No. of pages: 692
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2008
  • Published: July 29, 2008
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080951515

About the Series Volume Editors

C. Bachas

L. Baulieu

M. Douglas

E. Kiritsis

E. Rabinovici

P. Vanhove

P. Windey

L.G. Cugliandolo

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratoire de Physique Théorique et Hautes Energi, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

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