8.821 String Theory

As taught in: Fall 2008

Simplified drawing of the near-horizon geometry of many D3-branes.

A cartoon of the near-horizon geometry of many D3-branes. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

Level:

Graduate

Instructors:

Prof. John McGreevy

Course Features

Course Description

This is a one-semester class about gauge/gravity duality (often called AdS/CFT) and its applications.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .nb and .ps.