Physics : Introduction to bosonic string theory, with application to fundamental theories of particle physics. Gravity and electromagnetism in extra dimensions, dynamics of classical and quantum strings, worldsheet parametrization, conserved currents, light-cone gauge, string thermodynamics and black holes, D-branes.
Terms: Winter 2014
Instructors: Johannes Walcher (Winter)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
Restriction: U3 Honours students, graduate students, or permission of the instructor.