PHYS-639 / 4 credits

Teacher: Mudry Christopher Marc

Language: English

Remark: Next Time: Fall 2020


Frequency

Every 2 years

Summary

Topics covered: Superfluidity in weakly interacting Bose gas, the random phase approximation to the Coulomb interaction in the Jellium model, superconductivity within the random phase approximation, the renormalization group analysis of non-linear-sigma models, the Kosterlitz-Thouless transition.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

The class will be self-contained and presumes no more than a solid grasp of quantum mechanics, say at the level of the textbook of Gordon Baym.     

Resources

Bibliography

Lecture Notes on Field Theory in Condensed Matter Physics,

Christopher Mudry,

World Scientific Publishing Company,

ISBN 978-981-4449-09-0 (Hardcover), 978-981-4449-10-6 (paperback)]     

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In the programs

  • Exam form: Term paper (session free)
  • Subject examined: Field Theory in Condensed Matter Physics
  • Lecture: 56 Hour(s)

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