D-branes are string theory solitons defined by boundary conditions on open strings that end on them. They play an important role in the non-perturbative dynamics of string theory and have found a wide range of applications. These lectures give a basic introduction to D-branes and their dynamics.
Nuclear Physics B Proceedings Supplements
- Pub Date:
- February 1998
- High Energy Physics - Theory
- 13 pages, 4 figures, Latex, espcrc2.sty. Lectures presented at the 33rd Karpacz Winter School of Theoretical Physics, Karpacz, Poland, 13-22 February 1997