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)
Pages (from-to)4511-4525
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics A
Issue number28
StatePublished - Nov 10 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics


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