Science - Course - Introduction To String Theory

  • Course Code: PHYS723
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3crs.: 3lec)
  • Course Type: Elective Courses (EC)

Course Description

A familiarity with tensors and Einstein summation as well as a basic level of understanding of quantum mechanics is expected. Introduction to the perturbative formulation of string theories and dualities.Quantization of bosonic and superstrings, perturbative aspects of scattering amplitudes, supergravity, D - branes, T - duality and mirror symmetry.Also a brief overview of recent developments in string theory.