# Strings, gravity and particle physics

@article{Sagnotti2002StringsGA, title={Strings, gravity and particle physics}, author={Augusto Sagnotti and Alexander Sevrin}, journal={Rivista Del Nuovo Cimento}, year={2002}, volume={31}, pages={339-366} }

This contribution, aimed mostly at experimental particle physicists, reviews some of the main ideas and results of String Theory in a non-technical language. It originates from the talks presented by the authors at the Electro-Weak session of the 2002 Moriond Meeting, here merged in an attempt to provide a more complete and concise view of the subject.

## 5 Citations

### Aspects of branes in (heterotic) M-theory

- Physics
- 2003

First a short introduction to principles and some recent developments in string theory is given. In a second part the effective action for fiveas well as four-dimensional heterotic M-theory in the…

### On the Geometry of Higher Spin Gauge Fields

- Physics
- 2002

We review a recent construction of the free field equations for totally symmetric tensors and tensor-spinors that exhibits the corresponding linearized geometry. These equations are not local for all…

### Metric-like Lagrangian Formulations for Higher-Spin Fields of Mixed Symmetry

- Physics
- 2009

We review the structure of local Lagrangians and field equations for free bosonic and fermionic gauge fields of mixed symmetry in flat space. These are first presented in a constrained setting…

### Three-charge supertubes in a rotating black hole background

- Physics
- 2009

The low velocity scattering of a D0-F1 supertube in the background of a BMPV black hole has been considered by Marolf and Virmani. Here we extend the analysis to the case of the D0-D4-F1 supertube of…

### Teoria delle Stringhe

- Philosophy
- 2003

Questo contributo contiene un’introduzione elementare agli aspetti salienti della Teoria delle Stringhe e una breve sintesi del suo sviluppo storico.

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