Siegel's lectures, PHY 622, F'17

Scattering, Green-Schwarz superstrings, etc.

  1. Regge behavior
    1. Γ & B functions (bits of VIIA2)
    2. Coulomb scattering (VIIA6, 2nd ½); VIIA6.2
    3. Regge theory (XIA1); XIA1.1-2
  2. General properties
    1. Group theory in Feynman diagrams (VC9); VC9.1
    2. String types, internal symmetry (XIA4)
    3. T-duality (XIA5)
    4. 1st-quantization of Feynman diagrams (VC8)
    5. 1/N expansion (VIIC4)
    6. Worldsheet lattice (XIA7, 1st ½)

    Break here while someone else covers conformal field theory

  3. Trees
    1. Trees in quantum mechanics (VIIIC5, 1st ½)
    2. Open string trees (XIB6); XIB6.1-2
    3. Closed string trees (XIB7); XIB7.2
    4. Ghosts (XIB8)
    5. Vertex operators (XIB9); XIB9.1
  4. Green-Schwarz superstrings
    1. Triality (XIB5); XIB5.2
    2. Superparticle (IIIB6); IIIB6.1
    3. Superstring (XIA9); XIA9.1