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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.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  QC178 .O78 2015    AVAILABLE  
Author Ortín, Tomás, 1964- author.
Series Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
Subject Quantum gravity.
String models.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  QC178 .O78 2015    AVAILABLE  
Author Ortín, Tomás, 1964- author.
Series Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics.
Subject Quantum gravity.
String models.
Description xxvi, 1015 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 969-1001) and index.
Contents Differential 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-Nordstrom 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.
ISBN 9780521768139 (hardback)
0521768136 (hardback)
OCLC # 885982715