PHYSICS 646 - String Theory
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
The ideal preparation for this course is general relativity and introductory quantam field theory; however, the course can also be taken by motivated students with strong background in quantum theory.
Grading:
Grading basis of 'S' or 'U'.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

String theory is a framework originating from quantizing relativistic strings. It currently provides: (i) the best approach to a theory of quantum gravity, (ii) a source of ideas for beyond the standard model physics, (iii) the basics for the AdS/CFT correspondence and its myriad applications to strongly coupled field theories, and (iv) powerful insights for new directions in mathematics.

Schedule

PHYSICS 646 - String Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
31751
Open
7
 
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: For the Fall 2021 semester, this course will be held in 3481 Randall Laboratory.

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