String Theory for Undergraduates by Prof. Barton Zwiebach and Prof. Alan
Guth
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Description This note covers the following topics: Lorentz transformations, Lightcone
coordinates, Energy and momentum, Compact dimensions, orbifolds, Relativistic
electrodynamics, Gauss' law, Gravitation and Planck's length, Gravitational
potentials, compactification, and large extra dimensions, area formula for
spatial surfaces, Relativistic strings: NambuGoto action, equations of motion
and boundary conditions, Periodicity conditions for the motion of closed
strings, The formation of cusps, Conserved currents in E&M, Conserved charges in
lagrangian mechanics, Closed strings and Heterotic string theory.
