String Theory I - Archived material for the year 2016-2017

2016-2017
Lecturer(s): 
Prof. Philip Candelas
General Prerequisites: 

Quantum Field Theory (MT)

Course Term: 
Hilary
Course Overview: 

String actions, equations of motion and constraints, open and closed strings - boundary conditions, Virasoro algebra, ghosts and BRS, physical spectrum, elementary consideration of D branes, Veneziano amplitude.