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String/M-branes for Relativists

  title={String/M-branes for Relativists},
  author={Donald Marolf},
Author(s): Marolf, Donald | Abstract: These notes present an introduction to branes in ten and eleven dimensional supergravity and string/M-theory which is geared to an audience of traditional relativists, especially graduate students and others with little background in supergravity. They are designed as a tutorial and not as a thorough review of the subject; as a result, many topics of current interest are not addressed. However, a guide to further reading is included. The presentation begins… 

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