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The Birth of String Theory

Label
The Birth of String Theory
Title
The Birth of String Theory
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the early stages of the development of string theory; essential reading for physicists, historians and philosophers of science
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Cappelli, Andrea
Dewey number
  • 539.7/258
  • 539.7258
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC794.6.S85
LC item number
B57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Castellani, Elena
  • Colomo, F
  • Di Vecchia, P.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • String models
  • Duality (Nuclear physics)
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Duality (Nuclear physics)
  • String models
  • Stringtheorie
Label
The Birth of String Theory
Instantiates
Publication
Note
11.5 Characterization of physical states
Bibliography note
References9: Note on the prehistory of string theory; Part III: The Dual Resonance Model; 10: Introduction to Part III; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 N-point dual scattering amplitudes; 10.2.1 Koba-Nielsen form; 10.2.2 Shapiro-Virasoro model and closed strings; 10.2.3 Loop diagrams; 10.3 Conformal symmetry; 10.4 Operator formalism; 10.5 Physical states; 10.6 The tachyon; References; 11: From the S-matrix to string theory; Abstract; 11.1 Introduction; 11.2 The N-point amplitude and its factorization properties; 11.3 The problem of ghosts and its solution in QED; 11.4 The Virasoro conditions
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; THE BIRTH OF STRING THEORY; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Photographs of contributors; Preface; Abbreviations and acronyms; Part I: Overview; 1: Introduction and synopsis; A brief overview of early string history and the book; References; Part II -- The prehistory: the analytic S-matrix; References; Part III -- The Dual Resonance Model; References; 2: Rise and fall of the hadronic string; Abstract; 2.1 Introduction and outline; 2.2 String prehistory; 2.3 Dual Resonance Models; 2.4 Further developments; 2.5 Hints of a string; 2.6 Good and bad news; 2.7 QCD takes over
  • AcknowledgementsReferences; 3: Gravity, unification, and the superstring; Abstract; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 1960-1968: the analytic S-matrix; 3.3 1968-1970: the Dual Resonance Model; 3.4 1971-1973: the Ramond-Neveu-Schwarz model; 3.5 1974-1975: gravity and unification; 3.6 1975-1979: supersymmetry and supergravity; 3.7 1979-1984: superstrings and anomalies; 3.8 Postscript; Acknowledgements; References; 4: Early string theory as a challenging case study for philosophers; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 The case study; 4.3 Theory progress: generalizations, analogies and conjectures; 4.3.1 Generalizations
  • 4.3.2 Analogies4.3.3 Discoveries, alternative ways and convergent results; 4.4 Conclusion; Acknowledgements; Note on the references; References; EARLY STRING THEORY; Part II: The prehistory: the analytic S-matrix; 5: Introduction to Part II; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Perturbative quantum field theory; 5.3 The hadron spectrum; 5.4 S-matrix theory; 5.4.1 Resonances; 5.4.2 Regge poles; 5.4.3 Finite energy sum rules; 5.5 The Veneziano amplitude; References; 6: Particle theory in the Sixties: from current algebra to the Veneziano amplitude; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 SU(3) symmetry and the quark model
  • 6.3 Current algebra and sum rules6.4 Strong interactions; 6.4.1 Basics of scattering theory; 6.5 Superconvergence and finite energy sum rules; 6.5.1 Superconvergence; 6.5.2 Major applications; 6.5.3 Finite energy sum rules; 6.6 The ARVV collaboration; 6.6.1 Superconvergence sum rules for meson-meson scattering; 6.6.2 The scattering pp? p?; 6.7 The concept of duality; 6.8 The Veneziano formula; References; 7: The path to the Veneziano model; Abstract; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The new lines of attack: analyticity and symmetry; 7.3 Conclusions; References; 8: Two-component duality and strings
Control code
794327695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (664 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139379250
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613633262
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
363326
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794327695
Label
The Birth of String Theory
Publication
Note
11.5 Characterization of physical states
Bibliography note
References9: Note on the prehistory of string theory; Part III: The Dual Resonance Model; 10: Introduction to Part III; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 N-point dual scattering amplitudes; 10.2.1 Koba-Nielsen form; 10.2.2 Shapiro-Virasoro model and closed strings; 10.2.3 Loop diagrams; 10.3 Conformal symmetry; 10.4 Operator formalism; 10.5 Physical states; 10.6 The tachyon; References; 11: From the S-matrix to string theory; Abstract; 11.1 Introduction; 11.2 The N-point amplitude and its factorization properties; 11.3 The problem of ghosts and its solution in QED; 11.4 The Virasoro conditions
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; THE BIRTH OF STRING THEORY; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Photographs of contributors; Preface; Abbreviations and acronyms; Part I: Overview; 1: Introduction and synopsis; A brief overview of early string history and the book; References; Part II -- The prehistory: the analytic S-matrix; References; Part III -- The Dual Resonance Model; References; 2: Rise and fall of the hadronic string; Abstract; 2.1 Introduction and outline; 2.2 String prehistory; 2.3 Dual Resonance Models; 2.4 Further developments; 2.5 Hints of a string; 2.6 Good and bad news; 2.7 QCD takes over
  • AcknowledgementsReferences; 3: Gravity, unification, and the superstring; Abstract; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 1960-1968: the analytic S-matrix; 3.3 1968-1970: the Dual Resonance Model; 3.4 1971-1973: the Ramond-Neveu-Schwarz model; 3.5 1974-1975: gravity and unification; 3.6 1975-1979: supersymmetry and supergravity; 3.7 1979-1984: superstrings and anomalies; 3.8 Postscript; Acknowledgements; References; 4: Early string theory as a challenging case study for philosophers; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 The case study; 4.3 Theory progress: generalizations, analogies and conjectures; 4.3.1 Generalizations
  • 4.3.2 Analogies4.3.3 Discoveries, alternative ways and convergent results; 4.4 Conclusion; Acknowledgements; Note on the references; References; EARLY STRING THEORY; Part II: The prehistory: the analytic S-matrix; 5: Introduction to Part II; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Perturbative quantum field theory; 5.3 The hadron spectrum; 5.4 S-matrix theory; 5.4.1 Resonances; 5.4.2 Regge poles; 5.4.3 Finite energy sum rules; 5.5 The Veneziano amplitude; References; 6: Particle theory in the Sixties: from current algebra to the Veneziano amplitude; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 SU(3) symmetry and the quark model
  • 6.3 Current algebra and sum rules6.4 Strong interactions; 6.4.1 Basics of scattering theory; 6.5 Superconvergence and finite energy sum rules; 6.5.1 Superconvergence; 6.5.2 Major applications; 6.5.3 Finite energy sum rules; 6.6 The ARVV collaboration; 6.6.1 Superconvergence sum rules for meson-meson scattering; 6.6.2 The scattering pp? p?; 6.7 The concept of duality; 6.8 The Veneziano formula; References; 7: The path to the Veneziano model; Abstract; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The new lines of attack: analyticity and symmetry; 7.3 Conclusions; References; 8: Two-component duality and strings
Control code
794327695
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (664 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139379250
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613633262
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
363326
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794327695

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