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Superstrings, supergravity, and unified theories

Superstrings, supergravity, and unified theories

Proceedings of the Summer Workshop in High Energy Physics and Cosmology, Trieste, Italy, 10 June-19 July 1985 (The ICTP series in theoretical physics)

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Published by World Scientific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Supergravity,
  • Quantum field theory,
  • Particle & high-energy physics,
  • Superstring theories,
  • Applied mathematics,
  • Congresses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages593
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9202330M
    ISBN 109971500361
    ISBN 109789971500368

    9 N = 1 4d supergravity off-shell 72 10 N = 1 4d supergravity in superspace 77 11 Superspace actions and coupling supergravity with matter 83 12 Kaluza-Klein (KK) dimensional reduction and examples 92 13 N = 2 sugra in 4d, general sugra theories and N = 1 sugra in 11d 14 AdS4 ×S7 nonlinear KK compactification of 11d supergravity File Size: KB.


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The topics covered in this book include: Aspects of Quantum gravity. Introduction to supersymmetry. Supersymmetric field theories and the gauge covariant field theory of strings. Superspace and supergraphs. Connection between supergravity and strings.

Introduction to superstring. Scatter coupling supergravity - general features and new results. Superstring theory is an attempt to explain all of the particles and fundamental forces of nature in one theory by modeling them as vibrations of tiny supersymmetric strings.

'Superstring theory' is a shorthand for supersymmetric string theory because unlike bosonic string theory, it is the version of string theory that accounts for both fermions and bosons and incorporates supersymmetry to. Introduction to Kaluza-Klein Theories ( KB) Contents: Introduction to Kaluza–Klein Theories (J Strathdee) Basic Features of String Theories (J-L Gervais) Free Strings (L Brink) Lectures on Superstrings (M B Green) Heterotic String Theory (D J Gross) Kaluza–Klein and Superstring Theories (P H Frampton) Path Integral and Anomalies (K Fujikawa).

The Interacting Field Theories of Strings and Superstrings (M A Awada) Manifold Compactification of Superstrings (T Hiibsch) New Issues in Supergravity Theories (L Girardel/o) Some Questions Concerning the Low-energy Limit of Superstring Theories (H P Nilles) Superstrings and Preons: New Dynamics and a New Approach to Unification (J C Pati).

Superstrings, supergravity, and unified theories: Proceedings of the Summer Workshop in High Energy Physics and Cosmology, Trieste, Italy, 10 June July (The ICTP series in theoretical physics) [G. Furlan, J. Jengo, Q. Shafi, J.

Pati] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In theoretical physics, supergravity (supergravity theory; SUGRA for short) is a modern field theory that combines the principles of supersymmetry and general relativity; in contrast to non-gravitational supersymmetric theories such as the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard ravity is the gauge theory of local supersymmetry.

Since the supersymmetry (SUSY) generators form together with. The discovery by Green and Schwarz in that ten-dimensional superstring theory is anomaly-free and finite only if the Yang–Mills gauge group is SO(32) or E8 x E8 has made the phenomenological possibilities of superstrings evident.

Ths has resulted in a sudden surge of. After introducing the relevant ingredients of differential geometry and gravity, some basic supergravity theories (D=4 and D=11) and the main gauge theory tools are explained. In the second half of the book, complex geometry and N=1 and N=2 supergravity theories are covered.

Classical solutions and a chapter on AdS/CFT complete the book. Superstrings, supergravity and unified theories. Proceedings of the summer workshop on high energy physics and cosmology, held at Trieste, Italy, 10 June - 19 July G.

Furlan, R. Jengo, J. Pati, D. Sciama, Q. Shafi (Editors).The International Center for. Get this from a library. Superstrings, supergravity, and unified theories: proceedings of the Summer Workshop in High Energy Physics and Cosmology, Trieste, Italy, 10 June July [G Furlan;].

Supergravity and Superstrings - A Geometric Perspective. World Scientific, on supergravity and string theory with an emphasis on the D'Auria-Fré formulation of supergravity, based on.

Riccardo D'Auria, Pietro Fré Geometric Supergravity in D=11 and its. In these lecture notes we first assemble the basic ingredients of supersymmetric gauge theories (particularly N=4 super-Yang-Mills theory), supergravity, and superstring theory.

Brane solutions Author: Steven Duplij. Supersymmetry and its Applications reviews a number of recent advances in the area of anomalies, the topology of gauge theories, superstrings, supergravity and super Yang-Mills papers, written by both physicists and mathematicians, include both expository articles and progress reports describing most recent : Hardcover.

Supergravity grand unification; Phenomenology of supergravity grand unification; CP violation in supergravity unified theories; Proton stability in supergravity unified theories; Cosmology, astroparticle physics and SUGRA unification; Extended supergravities and supergravities from superstrings; Specialized topics; Author: Pran Nath.

Superstrings and Other Things: A Guide to Physics takes readers on a fascinating journey through physics. Written in an accessible style, this comprehensive guide explains the basic concepts of motion, energy, and gravity, through to the latest theories about the structure of matter, the origin of the universe, and the beginning of time.

Supersymmetry is a symmetry of gauge invariance which connects bosons (particles with integer spin) with fermions (particles with half integer spin). The study of supersymmetry has led to the construction of supergravity and superstring theories which seem to bethe best hope for a complete unified theory of all physical interactions including : G.

Gibbons, S. Hawking, P. Townsend. Over the period sinceperturbative superstrings have been superseded by a new non-perturbative called M-theory which describes, amongst other things, supermembranes and superfivebranes, which subsumes string theories, and which has as its low-energy limit, eleven-dimensional supergravity.

Supergravity and Superstrings Article in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (1) - December with 10 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Murray Gell Mann. So given this new phase dimensional phase of string theory, and the various dualities between string theories, we're led to the very exciting prospect that there is only a single fundamental underlying theory -- M-theory.

The five superstring theories and D Supergravity can be thought of as classical limits. This book has been cited by the following publications. the systematic exposition of the foundations of superstring theory presented in these volumes is just as relevant today as when first published. in Workshop on Unified String Theories, 29 July – 16 August,eds.

M., Green and D., Gross (World Scientific, Singapore), p. Cited by: The triumph of 20th century particle physics was the development of the Standard Model and the confirmation of many of its aspects. Experiments determined the particle constituents of ordinary matter, and identified four forces that hold matter together and transform it from one form to another.

Very good overview of the problem in physics between Relativity and Quantum mechanics, how string theory might be the solution, and how Superstrings has evolved as a possible contender for the Theory of Everything, tying all of physics together into one unified theory/5.

Superstring theory is one of the most exciting and actively pursued branches of physics today. The far-reaching claims made for this theory would, if correct, provide the much sought-after Theory of Everything, the unification of physics. It would enable the fundamental building blocks of matter to be identified and amalgamated in a common description, with a unified theory of all the forces /5(2).

Superstrings, Supergravity and Unified Theories (ICTP Series in Theoretical Physics) (Updated Edition) by Giuseppe Furlan, J. Jengo, Q. Shafi, J. Pati Paperback, Pages, Published ISBN | | | Book Edition: Updated Edition. Book Description. A unified theory embracing all physical phenomena is a major goal of theoretical physics.

In the early s, many physicists looked to eleven-dimensional supergravity in the hope that it might provide that elusive superunified theory. In supergravity was knocked off its pedestal by ten-dimensional superstrings, one.

For Supergravity, my recommendation is, without any doubt, the new edition () of Gravity and Strings by Tomas Ortin. With more than pages, this book is an impressive piece of work on Gravity, Supergravity and related aspects of String Theory. All in all, this is an excellent book on applications of supersymmetry and supergravity in the context of unification.

Students and researchers with some working knowledge of general relativity, quantum field theory and related mathematical concepts could benefit from this by: 5. ELSEVIER Nuclear Physics B () 13 Superstrings from supergravity Clifford V. Johnson1 Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara CAUSA Received 26 June ; accepted 3 September Abstract We study the origins of the five ten-dimensional "matrix superstring" theories, supplementing old results with new ones, and find that they all fit into a Cited by: Find nearly any book by D.W.

Sciama. Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers. That is, the 5 kinds of theory described (E8*E8 for example) are now linked through "M-theory", so there is no real problem of unification anymore (aty least one could see how it comes together, but this issues are still controversial).Also, current theories sometimes use 11 dimensions, whereas in the book 10 dimensions seemed to be the standard/5(4).

Supergravity theory is Einstein's gravity extended with supersymmetry, meaning that it has at least one spin-3/2 particle in addition to a spin 2 particle, making a collection of fields that together have a long-range gravity force with a superpar.

Superstrings and M-theory: provocative and controversial, but unarguably one of the most interesting and active areas of research in current physics. Called by some, "the theory of everything," superstrings may solve a problem that has eluded physicists for the past 50 years, the final unification of the two great theories of the twentieth century, general relativity and quantum field s: 1.

Supergravity, a type of quantum field theory of elementary subatomic particles and their interactions that is based on the particle symmetry known as supersymmetry and that naturally includes the gravitational force along with the other fundamental interactions of matter—the electromagnetic force, the weak force, and the strong force.

Theories of supergravity have developed out of attempts. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

1 Supergravity and Superstrings: A. The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory - Ebook written by Brian Greene. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory/5().

In the s, the strongest candidate for a unified theory was probably “supergravity”, a field theory combining the principles of supersymmetry and general relativity. But, although the approach appeared promising, it soon became apparent that the calculations involved were so long and difficult that it may never be provable.

ELSEVIER Nuclear Physics B () IIm BIi3 More superstrings from supergravity Clifford V. Johnson1 Department of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara CAUSA Received 26 June ; accepted 3 September Abstract The four six-dimensional "little string" theories are all described in the infinite momentum frame (IMF) as matrix theories by non-trivial 1 + 1 Cited by: 9.

Supersymmetry and its Applications reviews a number of recent advances in the area of anomalies, the topology of gauge theories, superstrings, supergravity and super Yang-Mills papers, written by both physicists and mathematicians, include both expository articles and progress reports describing most recent developments.

Supergravity provides a low-energy effective theory of superstring theory, which has attracted much attention as a candidate for the unified theory of fundamental particles, and it is a useful tool for studying non-perturbative properties of superstring theory such as D-branes and string duality.

Among the topics covered are spontaneous symmetry breaking, grand unified theories, supersymmetry, and supergravity.

the book starts with a quick review of elementary particle theory and continues with a discussion of composite quarks, leptons, Higgs bosons, and CP violation; it concludes with consideration of supersymmetric unification schemes. The international bestseller that inspired a major Nova special and sparked a new understanding of the universe, now with a new preface and epilogue.

Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of mystery to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matterfrom the/5.

As a "unified" theory, string theory attempts to explain all four forces observed in nature. And indeed, one of the solutions of the string equations is a force that looks like gravity. It is a testimony to the power and the beauty of string theory that physicists would rather give up the very notion of space and time-- and admit a dimension world--than question the path on which the quest.Superstrings - provocative, controversial, possibly untestable, but unarguably one of the most interesting and active areas of research in current physics.

Called by some, "the theory of everything", superstrings may solve a problem which has eluded physicists for the past 50 years - the final unification of the two great theories of the.