Physics 483/484    String Theory I & II

Instructor:  Savdeep Sethi

Primary Text:  String Theory, vol. I  & II  by Polchinski

Location & Time:  KPTC 103, T-Th 12-1:20  (Winter);  KPTC 103, T-Th 1:30-2:50 (Spring)

This pair of courses will serve as a two part introduction to superstring theory. It will be aimed
at advanced graduate students with a background in quantum field theory.

There is a mailing for the course, which can be found here. This list will be used for course

Additional Reference Material: 

Superstring Theory,
vol. I & II  by Green, Schwarz and Witten
D-branes,  by Clifford Johnson

Some nice lecture notes by Paul Ginsparg on conformal field theory can be  found here.

Problem Sets:

Assignment 1

Assignment 2

Assignment 3

Assignment 4

Assignment 5

Assignment 6