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Boundary Conformal Field Theory and the Worldsheet Approach to D-Branes
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Introduction; 1. Free field theory with boundaries; 2. Superstrings and branes; 3. Conformal field theory on the plane; 4. Boundary conformal field theory; 5. Perturbation of boundary conformal field theories; 6. The Wess-Zumino-Witten model on SU(2); 7. Gepner model boundary states and Calabi-Yau branes; Appendix. Formulas and identities; Index.

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A comprehensive introduction to the mathematical description of strings, D-branes and the geometry of strongly curved spacetime.

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Andreas Recknagel is a member of staff at the Department of Mathematics, King's College London. His research centers on quantum field theory in two dimensions, in particular conformal field theories and their applications to strings and branes. He is also interested in topological field theory and the relation of non-commutative geometry to quantum field theory. Volker Schomerus is a professor and scientist at the Theory Group of DESY, Hamburg. He has worked intensively in quantum field theory, symmetries in physics, non-commutative geometry and string theory, for which he has received several distinctions. He serves on the editorial board of several prestigious journals.

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