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2020/2021

Introduction to Strings 1

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02UST1 Z 3 2+1 Czech
Lecturer:
Ladislav Hlavatý (guarantor)
Tutor:
Ladislav Hlavatý (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

The goal of the lecture is to present the basics the (super)string theory

Requirements:

knowledge of special theory of relativity

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Relativistic point

2.Relativistic string

3.Boundary conditions

4.Invariance of equations of motion and gauge conditions

5.Quantization of the relativistic point

6.Quantization of the relativistic string

Syllabus of tutorials:

classical open and closed string

static gauge

light cone gauge

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Master the fundamentals of string theory.

Skills:

Solve elementary problems of string theory.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Barton Zwiebach, A First Course in String Theory,Cambridge University Press 2004

Note:
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Data valid to 2021-01-27
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