An Introduction to Polyakov’s String Model
This talk is an introduction to Polyakov’s string model. The objective is to demonstrate how the Liouville field theory enters into the string model. Thorn Curtright will discuss the quantum Liouville theory in the next talk.
KeywordsPartition Function Riemann Surface Vertex Operator String Model Conformal Factor
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