PHYS-645 / 3 credits

Teacher: Müller Markus

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Fall 2022


Frequency

Every year

Summary

Introduction to the physics of random processes and disordered systems, providing an overview over phenomena, concepts and theoretical approaches Topics include: Random walks; Roughening/pinning; Localization; Random matrix theory; Spin glasses; Disorder and critical phenomena

Content

Keywords

disordered systems, random processes, random matrix theory, localization, spin glasses

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Statistical physics I and II

Recommended courses

Quantum mechanics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Have an overview over and physical understanding of the phenomena in disordered systems
  • Know and explain the concepts, basic techniques and approaches to the main topics

Resources

Bibliography

There will be a Moodle link for this course

In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral (session free)
  • Subject examined: Physics of random and disordered systems
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 14 Hour(s)

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