# Difference between revisions of "Topological Strings"

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+ | [http://arxiv.org/abs/0704.3295 Cargese lectures on string theory with eight supercharges]<br> | ||

+ | by Monica Guica, Andrew Strominger (0704.3295, 30 pages, 7 figures)<br> | ||

+ | These lectures give an introduction to the interrelated topics of Calabi-Yau compactification of the type II string, black hole attractors, the all-orders entropy formula, the dual (0,4) CFT, topological strings and the OSV conjecture. | ||

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[http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0607227 Lectures on Black Holes, Topological Strings and Quantum Attractors]<br> | [http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/0607227 Lectures on Black Holes, Topological Strings and Quantum Attractors]<br> | ||

by Boris Pioline (hep-th/0607227, 103 pages, 8 figures) | by Boris Pioline (hep-th/0607227, 103 pages, 8 figures) |

## Revision as of 10:04, 26 April 2007

### books

**Chern-Simons Theory, Matrix Models, and Topological Strings**

by Marcos Marino (208 pages, Oxford University Press, 2005)

### reviews

Cargese lectures on string theory with eight supercharges

by Monica Guica, Andrew Strominger (0704.3295, 30 pages, 7 figures)

These lectures give an introduction to the interrelated topics of Calabi-Yau compactification of the type II string, black hole attractors, the all-orders entropy formula, the dual (0,4) CFT, topological strings and the OSV conjecture.

Lectures on Black Holes, Topological Strings and Quantum Attractors

by Boris Pioline (hep-th/0607227, 103 pages, 8 figures)

Introduction to Topological String Theory on Calabi-Yau manifolds (link to PDF)

by Albrecht Klemm (126 pages)

lecture given at Algebraic Geometry & Topological Strings at Lisbon in 2005

A mini-course on topological strings

by Marcel Vonk (hep-th/0504147, 120 pages, 17 figures)

Topological strings and their physical applications

by Andrew Neitzke, Cumrun Vafa (hep-th/0410178, 82 pages, 20 figures)

Chern-Simons Theory and Topological Strings

by Marcos Marino (hep-th/0406005, 46 pages, 25 figures)