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Status of Superstring and M-Theory

Schwarz, John H. (2010) Status of Superstring and M-Theory. International Journal of Modern Physics A, 25 (25). pp. 4703-4725. ISSN 0217-751X. doi:10.1142/S0217751X1005072X.

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The first lecture gives a colloquium-level overview of string theory and M-theory. The second lecture surveys various attempts to construct a viable model of particle physics. A recently proposed approach, based on F-theory, is emphasized.

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Additional Information:© 2010 World Scientific Publishing Company. Received 7 September 2010. Lectures presented at the 46th Course of the International School of Subnuclear Physics - Predicted and Totally Unexpected in the Energy Frontier Opened by the LHC, Erice, Italy, 29 August-7 September 2008. I am grateful to the Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture for its hospitality during this delightful school. This work was supported in part by the U.S. Department of Energy under Grant No. DE-FG03-92-ER40701.
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Department of Energy (DOE)DE-FG03-92-ER40701
Subject Keywords:Superstring; M-theory
Issue or Number:25
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ID Code:20715
Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:23 Nov 2010 22:30
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