String Theory in Four Dimensions

String Theory in Four Dimensions

1st Edition - January 1, 1988

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  • Editor: M. Dine
  • eBook ISBN: 9780444596055

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``String Theory in Four Dimensions'' contains a representative collection of papers dealing with various aspects of string phenomenology, including compactifications on smooth manifolds and more general conformal field theories. Together with the lucid introduction by M. Dine, this material gives the reader a good working knowledge of our present ideas for connecting string theory to nature.

Table of Contents

  • Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. String Phenomenology in the Classical Limit. 3. More and more Compactifications. 4. Quantum Effects and Perturbative Supersymmetry Breaking. 5. Non-perturbative Supersymmetry Breaking. 6. Prospects. 7. References. 8. Papers: Outlines of a Phenomenology. Contributors: J.D. Breit, P. Candelas, G.T. Horowitz, B.A. Ovrut, G.C. Segrè, A. Sen, E. Witten. Features of the Low-energy Theory. Contributors: M. Dine, M.D. Freeman, M.T. Grisaru, D.J. Gross, D. Nemeschansky, C.N. Pope, N. Seiberg, A. Sen, A.E.M. van der Ven, X.G. Wen, E. Witten, D. Zanon. Solvable Conformal Field Theories. Contributors: L. Dixon, D. Friedan, J.A. Harvey, E. Martinec, M. Mueller, K.S. Narain, M.H. Sarmadi, S. Shenker, C. Vafa, E. Witten. Quantum Corrections to Classical Solutions. Contributors: M. Dine, E. Martinec, N. Seiberg and E. Witten. Beyond Perturbation Theory. Contributors: M. Dine, J. Derendinger, L.E. Ibáñez, H.P. Nilles, R. Rohm, N. Seiberg, E. Witten.

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  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © North Holland 1988
  • Published: January 1, 1988
  • Imprint: North Holland
  • eBook ISBN: 9780444596055

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