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An Overview of Superstring Theory

  • H. S. Sharatchandra
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 29)

Abstract

Our aim here is to present a quick introduction to the basic ideas of the superstring theory which have led to the hope that they might provide a consistent theory of quantum gravity.

Keywords

Poisson Bracket Open String Closed String Supersymmetry Transformation Light Cone Gauge 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. S. Sharatchandra
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Mathematical SciencesMadrasIndia

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