String Theory

Simplified drawing of the near-horizon geometry of many D3-branes.

A cartoon of the near-horizon geometry of many D3-branes. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

8.821

As Taught In

Fall 2008

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This is a one-semester class about gauge/gravity duality (often called AdS/CFT) and its applications.

McGreevy, John. 8.821 String Theory, Fall 2008. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-821-string-theory-fall-2008 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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