String theory as a universal language

A. M. Polyakov

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This article, based on the Klein lecture, contains some new results and new speculations on various topics. They include discussion of open strings in the AdS space, unusual features of D-branes, conformal gauge theories in higher dimensions. We also comment on the infrared screening of the cosmological constant and on the "brane worlds".

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Oskar Klein Memorial Lectures 1988-1999
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co.
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9789814571616
ISBN (Print)9789814571609
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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