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Introductory book CFT

  1. Apr 20, 2010 #1
    Can anybody suggest a good introductory book on CFT.

    I would like to learn String Theory; and this is my basic motivation to learn CFT...
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  3. Apr 20, 2010 #2


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    DiFrancesco et al, simply the best :) It's big, but it has basically everything you want to know about CFT's on a very basic level.
  4. Apr 21, 2010 #3
    For an introductory level, try Ginsparg: http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9108028

    DiFrancesco is the standard reference, but more appropiate later on.
  5. Apr 28, 2010 #4
    what is wrong with https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=396932 [Broken] ?
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