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Author Ortín, Tomás, 1964-

Title Gravity and strings [electronic resource] / Tomás Ortín.

Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.

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Description xx, 684 p.
Series Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics
Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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]
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Quantum gravity.
String models.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0511187408
0521824753

 
    
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