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FACULTY OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

SOME PUBLISHED BOOKS of SERGEI V. KETOV (either as AUTHOR or EDITOR)

In total: 4 monographs; 1 textbook (as co-author) 1 book (as editor); over 163 (refereed) research publications in refereed scientific journals; over 46 publications of the invited talks in the Proceedings of International Conferencies; some unpublished preprints; over 1980 citations in INSPIRE (after 1995), as of December 2017

[1] S. V. Ketov (Editor), Advances in Quantum Field Theory ,
InTech Open Access Publishers, ISBN 978-953-51-0035-5, 230 pages
book performance metrics (22 June, 2017) over 15 000 downloads!


 

Quantum Field Theory is now well recognized as a powerful tool not only in Particle Physics but also in Nuclear Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Solid State Physics and even in Mathematics. In this book some current applications of Quantum Field Theory to those areas of modern physics and mathematics are collected, in order to offer a deeper understanding of known facts and unsolved problems.
 

[2] S. V. Ketov, Quantum Non-linear Sigma-models: From Quantum Field Theory to Supersymmetry, Conformal Field Theory, Black Holes and Strings,
Texts and Monographs in Physics, Springer-Verlag: Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, Barcelona, Hong Kong, London, Milan, Paris, Singapore, Tokyo, 2001, pp. 1-434, with 51 Figures, 661 Referencies, ISSN 0172-5998, ISBN 3-540-67461-6


 

Content

Chapter I: Introduction
Chapter II: Classical Structure and Renormalization
Chapter III: Supersymmetric Non-linear Sigma-models
Chapter IV: Non-linear Sigma-models and Extended Superspace
Chapter V: Non-linear Sigma-models and Conformal Field Theory
Chapter VI: Non-linear Sigma-models and Strings
Chapter VII: Chiral Non-linear Sigma-models and Heterotic Strings
Chapter VIII: Low-energy Effective Action of Four-dimensional N=2 Supersymmetric Quantum Gauge Field Theories
Chapter IX: Generalizations of Non-linear Sigma-models

The book is a systematic presentation of the modern quantum field theory of non-linear sigma-models.. The content is based on the original papers of the author. Geometric properties and perturbative renormalization of a generic non-linear sigma-model are considered in detail, and illustrated by explicit multi-loop calculations. Some non-perturbative results are derived for the conformally invariant non-linear sigma-models. Supersymmetric extensions are given for most constructions, with emphasis on their relation to complex differential geometry and topology. The main part is devoted to applications of the non-linear sigma-models in conformal field theory, gauge theory, string theory, and general relativity. The book addresses graduate students and researchers in theoretical physics and mathematics.

based on the Lectures given by S. V. Ketov at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Hannover, Germany, in 1993-1999
 

[3] S. V. Ketov, Conformal Field Theory, World Scientific: Singapore, New Jersey, London, Hong Kong, 1995, pp. 1-486, with 25 Figures, 550 Referencies, ISBN 981-02-1608-4 (officially accepted as a textbook in Conformal Field Theory by some US Universities)


 
 


 
  Content

Chapter I: Conformal Symmetry and Fields
Chapter II: Representations of Virasoro Algebra
Chapter III: Partition Function and Bosonization
Chapter IV: Affine (KM) Algebras and WZNW Models
Chapter V: Superconformal and Super-affine (KM) Symmetries
Chapter VI: Coset Models
Chapter VII: W Algebras
Chapter VIII: Conformal Field Theory and Strings
Chapter IX: 2d Gravity, and Topological Theories
Chapter X: Conformal Field Theory and Matrix Models
Chapter XI: Conformal Field Theory and Integrable Models
Chapter XII: Comments

based on the Lectures given by S. V. Ketov at the Department of Physics, University of Maryland in College Park, USA, in 1991-1992
 
 

[4] S. V. Ketov, Introduction to Quantum Theory of Strings and Superstrings, Novosibirsk: Nauka, 1990, pp. 1-369, with 45 Figures, 664 Referencies, ISBN 5-02-029660-0, the first book about String Theory in Russian


 
 


  Content

Chapter I: Classical Theory and Quantization
Chapter II: String and Superstring Amplitudes
Chapter III: Quantum Anomalies
Chapter IV: Heterotic Strings
Chapter V: Effective Action for Strings and Superstrings
Chapter VI: Compactification and Phenomenology of Superstrings
Chapter VII: Field Theory of Strings and Superstrings

based on the Lectures given by S. V. Ketov at the Department of Physics, Tomsk State University, USSR, in 1986-1990
 

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