**Textbook Title:** Applied Conformal Field Theory

**Textbook Description:**

This free online textbook presents the elementary introduction to conformal field theory, with some applications to statistical mechanical systems, and fewer to string theory. The textbook contains: Conformal theories in d dimensions, Conformal theories in 2 dimensions, The central charge and the Virasoro algebra, and Free bosons and fermions.

**Author:** Paul Ginsparg

**Subjects:** Mathematics, Physics

**Key words:** Mathematics, Physics, Mathematical Physics

**Download URL:** http://arxiv.org/abs/hep-th/9108028