Theoretical Physics Reviews and Lectures

These links point to useful reviews and lectures that have been posted on the physics preprint archive arXiv.org run by Professor Paul Ginsparg at Cornell University. Note: the arXiv operators have an extreme fear of robots. If you try to access too many of these review articles in succession, and they think you're a robot, you could find your IP address banned by the arXiv server. If that happens to you, then go to the page http://arxiv.org/denied.html for further instructions.

Black holes

An Introduction to Black Hole Evaporation
by Jennie Traschen
Black Holes : A General Introduction
by Jean-Pierre Luminet
Black holes and branes in string theory
by Kostas Skenderis
Black Holes and Solitons in String Theory
by Donam Youm
Black holes and string theory
by Robert C. Myers
Black holes and the phases of brane thermodynamics
by Emil J. Martinec
Black Holes, Branes and Superconformal Symmetry
by Renata Kallosh
Lectures on Superconformal Quantum Mechanics and Multi-Black Hole
by Ruth Britto-Pacumio, Jeremy Michelson, Andrew Strominger, Anastasia Volovich
Lectures on the Microscopic Modeling of the 5-dim. Black Hole
by Spenta R. Wadia
Quantum Aspects of Black Holes
by Andy Strominger and Jeff Harvey
TASI lectures on black holes in string theory
by Amanda W. Peet
TASI Lectures on Branes, Black Holes and Anti-de Sitter Space
by M.J. Duff

Cosmology

New Views of Cosmology and the Microworld
by Marc Kamionkowski
TASI Lectures: Introduction to Cosmology
by Mark Trodden, Sean M. Carroll
A Status Review of Inflationary Cosmology
by Robert H. Brandenberger
An introduction to cosmological inflation
by Andrew R. Liddle
An introduction to quantum cosmology
by D.L. Wiltshire
Classical and Quantum Brane Cosmology
by John March-Russell
Cosmology report
by Martin Rees
Dark Energy and the Preposterous Universe
by Sean M. Carroll
Determination of cosmological parameters: an introduction
by Palash B. Pal
Eternal Inflation
by Alan Guth
Inflationary Cosmology: Progress and Problems
by Robert H. Brandenburger
Introduction to Cosmology
by G. Lazarides
Lecture notes on GR
First semester relativity by Sean Carroll
Lectures on Cosmic Topological Defects
by Tanmay Vachspati
TASI Lectures: Cosmology for String Theorists
by Sean M. Carroll
The Cosmic Microwave Background
by Arthur Kosowsky
The Promise of String Cosmology
By Robert H. Brandenburger
The Cosmological Constant
by Sean M. Carroll
Why Cosmologists Believe the Universe is Accelerating
by Michael S. Turner

String Theory

TASI/PiTP/ISS Lectures on Moduli and Microphysics
by Eva Silverstein
An Introduction to Conformal Field Theory
by Matthias R. Gabardiel
An Introduction to Non-perturbative String Theory
by A. Sen
An introduction to perturbative and non-perturbative string theory
by I. Antoniadis, G. Ovarlez
Duality in Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theory
by Michael Peskin
Introduction to Superstring Theory
by John H. Schwarz
Introduction to the Maldacena Conjecture on AdS/CFT
by Jens L. Petersen
K3 Surfaces and String Duality
by Paul S. Aspinwall
Lectures on 2D gravity and 2D string theory (TASI 1992)
by Paul Ginsparg and Gregory Moore
Lectures on Non-BPS Dirichlet branes
by Matthias R Gaberdiel
Lectures on Superstring and M Theory Dualities
by John Schwarz
Lectures on Superstring Phenomenology
by Fernando Quevedo
Lectures on supersymmetric gauge theories and electric-magnetic duality
by K. Intriligator, N. Seiberg
New Superconformal Field Theories in Four Dimensions and N=1 Duality
by M. Chaichian, W.F. Chen, C. Montonen
String theory as a universal language
by A.M. Polyakov
String Theory on Calabi-Yau Manifolds
by Brian Greene
TASI Lectures on Perturbative String Theories
by Hirosi Ooguri and Zheng Yin
TASI lectures on the Holographic Principle
by Daniela Bigatti and Leonard Susskind
TASI Lectures on The Strong CP Problem
by Michael Dine
TASI Lectures: Introduction to the AdS/CFT Correspondence
by Igor R. Klebanov
Two Lectures on the AdS/CFT Correspondence
by Michael R. Douglas, S. Randjbar-Daemi

M Theory

TASI/PiTP/ISS Lectures on Moduli and Microphysics
by Eva Silverstein
An Introduction to Conformal Field Theory
by Matthias R. Gabardiel
An Introduction to Non-perturbative String Theory
by A. Sen
An introduction to perturbative and non-perturbative string theory
by I. Antoniadis, G. Ovarlez
Duality in Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theory
by Michael Peskin
Introduction to Superstring Theory
by John H. Schwarz
Introduction to the Maldacena Conjecture on AdS/CFT
by Jens L. Petersen
K3 Surfaces and String Duality
by Paul S. Aspinwall
Lectures on 2D gravity and 2D string theory (TASI 1992)
by Paul Ginsparg and Gregory Moore
Lectures on Non-BPS Dirichlet branes
by Matthias R Gaberdiel
Lectures on Superstring and M Theory Dualities
by John Schwarz
Lectures on Superstring Phenomenology
by Fernando Quevedo
Lectures on supersymmetric gauge theories and electric-magnetic duality
by K. Intriligator, N. Seiberg
New Superconformal Field Theories in Four Dimensions and N=1 Duality
by M. Chaichian, W.F. Chen, C. Montonen
String theory as a universal language
by A.M. Polyakov
String Theory on Calabi-Yau Manifolds
by Brian Greene
TASI Lectures on Perturbative String Theories
by Hirosi Ooguri and Zheng Yin
TASI lectures on the Holographic Principle
by Daniela Bigatti and Leonard Susskind
TASI Lectures on The Strong CP Problem
by Michael Dine
TASI Lectures: Introduction to the AdS/CFT Correspondence
by Igor R. Klebanov
Two Lectures on the AdS/CFT Correspondence
by Michael R. Douglas, S. Randjbar-Daemi

D Branes

D-Brane Primer
by Clifford V. Johnson
Komaba Lectures on Noncommutative Solitons and D-Branes
by Jeff Harvey
Lectures on D-branes
Constantin P. Bachas
Lectures on Non-BPS Dirichlet branes
by Matthias R. Gaberdiel
Lectures on Strings, D-branes and Gauge Theories
by Hugo Garcia-Compean, Oscar Loaiza-Brito
Lectures on Warped Compactifications and Stringy Brane Constructions
by S. Kachru
TASI Lectures on D-Branes
by Joseph Polchinski
TASI Lectures on Non-BPS D-Brane Systems
by John Schwarz

Supersymmetry

A Supersymmetry Primer
by Stephen R. Martin
An Introduction to Supersymmetry
by Manuel Drees
Basic Canon in D=4, N=1 Superfield Theory: Five Primer Lectures
by S. James Gates, Jr.
Introduction to Supersymmetry
by Adel Bilal
Introduction to Supersymmetry: Astrophysical and Phenomenological
by Keith A. Olive
String Theory, Large Dimensions and Supersymmetry
by Michael Dine
Superspace Methods in String Theory, Supergravity and Gauge Theory
by Martic Cederwall

Mathematics

Two Lectures on D-Geometry and Noncommutative Geometry
by Michael R. Douglas
An Introduction to Quantum Algebras and Their Applications
by R. Jaganathan
A Short Survey of NCG
by Alain Connes
D-branes and K-theory
by Edward Witten
Gravity coupled with matter and foundation of NCG
by A. Connes
Introduction to M(atrix) theory and noncommutative geometry
by A. Konechny and A. Schwarz
Introduction to M(atrix) theory and noncommutative geometry, Part II
by A. Konechny and A. Schwarz
Math and Physics
by Jose M.F. Labastida
NCG for pedestrians
by J. Madore
Non-commutative spaces in physics and mathematics
by Daniela Bigatti
Noncommutative Geometry and Matrix Theory: Compactification on Tori
by Alain Connes, Michael R. Douglas, Albert Schwarz
Overview of K-theory applied to strings
by Edward Witten
String Theory and NCG
by Nathan Seiberg, Edward Witten
Topological quantum field theories
by Albert Schwarz

History

String Theory Origins of Supersymmetry
by John Schwarz
Introduction to the Yuri Golfand Memorial Volume
by M. Shifman
Subtle is the Gravity
by Naresh Dadhich

Particle Physics and Phenomonology

A Primer on Instantons in QCD
by Hilmar Forkel
Beyond the Standard Model (In Search of Supersymmetry)
by D.I. Kazakov
Critical Phenomena: An Introduction from a modern perspective
by Somendra M. Bhattacharjee
Finite temperature field theory
by M.-P. Lombardo
Introduction to B Physics
by Matthias Neubert
Introduction to Effective Field Theory
by Barry R. Holstein
Introduction to Electroweak Symmetry Breaking
by S. Dawson
Introduction to Gauge Theories
by C. Becchi
Introduction to Neutrinos
by P. Ramond
Introduction to the Physics of Higgs Bosons
by S. Dawson
Lectures on Unification
by B. Ananthanarayan
Minimal Superstring Standard Model
by GB Cleaver et al
Nonperturbative Phenomena and Phases of QCD
by Edward V. Shuryak
Quantum Field Theory at Finite Temperature: An Introduction
by J. Zinn-Justin
Standard Model: An Introduction
by S.F. Novaes
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