# Lectures on superstring phenomenology

@article{Quevedo1996LecturesOS, title={Lectures on superstring phenomenology}, author={F. Quevedo}, journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Theory}, year={1996}, volume={359}, pages={202-242} }

The phenomenological aspects of string theory are briefly reviewed. Emphasis is given to the status of 4D string model building, effective Lagrangians, model independent results, supersymmetry breaking and duality symmetries.

## 38 Citations

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I survey the characteristics of hadron colliders as tools to investigate top-quark physics and to explore the 1-TeV scale of electroweak symmetry breaking.

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### Non-perturbative states in superstring theories

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### Strings, gravity and particle physics

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- 2002

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### Supersymmetric standard model from the heterotic string.

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A orbifold compactification of the E8xE8 heterotic string which leads to the (supersymmetric) standard model gauge group and matter content and the model is consistent with gauge coupling unification.

### Introduction to string theory and string compactifications

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Basics of some topics on perturbative and non-perturbative string theory are reviewed. After a mathematical survey of the Standard Model of particle physics and GUTs, the bosonic string kinematics…

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