Cover Zwiebach B. A First Course in String Theory
Id: 109715
129.9 EUR

A First Course in String Theory. Second edition

696 pp. (English).
  • Hardcover
Second hand book. The state is rated 8 (out of 10).


An accessible and pedagogical introduction to the subject, this book provides a detailed and self-contained exposition of the main concepts of string theory. The first part deals with the basic concepts, reviewing special relativity and electromagnetism while introducing the concept of extra dimensions. D-branes and the classical dynamics of relativistic strings are discussed next, and the quantization of open and closed bosonic strings in the light-cone... (More)