# Contents

## Idea

There are attempts/speculations/proposals to use p-adic numbers in place of real numbers in the description of physics.

## References

### Textbooks

• Vasiliĭ Vladimirov, I. V. Volovich, E. I. Zelenov, $p$-Adic analysis and mathematical physics

### String theory

Discussion of the Veneziano amplitude? for $p$-adic string theory is in

• I. V. Volovich, p-Адическое пространство-время и теория струн, ТМФ, 71:3 (1987)free Rus. pdf; transl. $p$-adic space-time and string theory, Theor. Math. Phys. 71, 574–576 (1987), eng doi, nonfree Eng. pdf

A relation of $p$-adic string theory to number-theoretic Langlands duality is hypothesized and explored somewhat it
• Michele Nardelli, On the link between the structure of A-branes observed in the homological mirror symmetry and the classical theory of automorphic forms: mathematical connections with the modular elliptic curves, $p$-adic and adelic numbers and $p$-adic and adelic strings, in p-adic and adelic physics (pdf)