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Author
Ortín, Tomás, 1964- author.

Title
Gravity and strings / Tomás Ortín, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
Imprint
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Edition
Second edition.
LOCATIONCALL #STATUS
 3rd FL Science & Technology Library Books QC178 .O78 2015  Available
Collationxxvi, 1015 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
SeriesCambridge monographs on mathematical physics
Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references (pages 969-1001) and index.
ContentsDifferential geometry -- Symmetries and Noether's theorems -- A perturbative introduction to general relativity -- Action principles for gravity -- Pure N=1,2,d=4 supergravities -- Matter-coupled N=1,d=4 supergravity -- Matter-coupled N=2,d=4 supergravity -- A generic description of all the N≥2,d=4 SUEGRAs -- Matter-coupled N=1,d=5 supergravity -- Conserved charges in general relativity -- The Schwarzschild black hole -- The Reissner-Nordström black hole -- The Taub-NUT solution -- Gravitational pp-waves -- The Kaluza-Klein black hole -- Dilaton and dilaton/axion black holes -- Unbroken supersymmetry I : supersymmetric vacua -- Unbroken supersymmetry II : partially supersymmetric solutions -- Supersymmetric black holes from supergravity -- String theory -- The string effective action and T duality -- From eleven to four dimensions -- The type-IIB superstring and type-II T duality -- Extended objects -- The extended objects of string theory -- String black holes in four and five dimensions -- The FGK formalism for (single, static) black holes and branes.
SubjectQuantum gravity.
String models.
Quantum gravity. fast (OCoLC)fst01085110
String models. fast (OCoLC)fst01135293
Quantengravitation. (DE-588)4124012-1 gnd
Stringtheorie. (DE-588)4224278-2 gnd
Supergravitation. (DE-588)4184109-8 gnd
Schwarzes Loch. (DE-588)4053793-6 gnd
ISBN9780521768139
0521768136
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