The Resource Gravity and strings, Tomás Ortín

Gravity and strings, Tomás Ortín

Label
Gravity and strings
Title
Gravity and strings
Statement of responsibility
Tomás Ortín
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Gravity and Strings is a self-contained, pedagogical exposition of the theory of quantum gravity provided by string theory, presenting its foundations and its basic results. This book can be used as a reference book for researchers or as a complementary textbook in graduate courses on gravity, supergravity and string theory
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
530.14
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC178
LC item number
.O78 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics
Label
Gravity and strings, Tomás Ortín
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 650-670) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Introduction to gravity and supergravity -- 1. Differential geometry -- 2. Noether's theorems -- 3. A perturbative introduction to general relativity -- 4. Action principles for gravity -- 5. N = 1, 2, d = 4 supergravities -- 6. Conserved charges in general relativity -- pt. II. Gravitating point-particles -- 7. The Schwarzschild black hole -- 8. The Reissner-Nordstrom black hole -- 9. The Taub-NUT solution -- 10. Gravitational pp-waves -- 11. The Kaluza-Klein black hole -- 12. Dilaton and dilaton/axion black holes -- 13. Unbroken supersymmetry -- pt. III. Gravitating extended objects of string theory -- 14. String theory -- 15. The string effective action and T duality -- 16. From eleven to four dimensions -- 17. The type-IIB superstring and type-II T duality -- 18. Extended objects -- 19. The extended objects of string theory -- 20. String black holes in four and five dimensions -- App. A. Lie groups, symmetric spaces, and Yang-Mills fields -- App. B. Gamma matrices and spinors -- App. C. n-Spheres -- App. D. Palatini's identity -- App. E. Conformal rescalings -- App. F. Connections and curvature components -- App. G. The harmonic operator on R[superscript 3] x S[superscript 1]
Control code
ocm69660989
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 684 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511187407
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl256675
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21997378
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)69660989
  • pebcs051118476X

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