The Resource Quantum field theory in condensed matter physics, Alexei M. Tsvelik

Quantum field theory in condensed matter physics, Alexei M. Tsvelik

Label
Quantum field theory in condensed matter physics
Title
Quantum field theory in condensed matter physics
Statement of responsibility
Alexei M. Tsvelik
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a course in modern quantum field theory for condensed matter physics. The book is intended for graduate students, postdoctoral associates and independent researchers working condensed matter physics
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
530.1/43
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC174.45
LC item number
.T79 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Quantum field theory in condensed matter physics, Alexei M. Tsvelik
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 358) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction to Methods -- QFT: language and goals -- Connection between quantum and classical: path integrals -- Definitions of correlation functions: Wick's theorem -- Free bosonic field in an external field -- Perturbation theory: Feynman diagrams -- Calculation methods for diagram series: divergences and their elimination -- Renormalization group procedures -- O(N)-symmetric vector model below the transition point -- Nonlinear sigma models in two dimensions: renormalization group and 1/N-expansion -- O(3)-nonlinear sigma model in the strong coupling limit -- Fermions -- Path integral and Wick's theorem for fermions -- Interaction electrons: the concept of a Fermi liquid -- Electrodynamics in metals -- Relativistic fermions: aspects of quantum electrodynamics -- Aharonov-Bohm effect and transmutation of statistics -- Strongly Fluctuating Spin Systems -- Schwinger-Wigner quantization procedure: nonlinear sigma models -- O(3)-nonlinear sigma model in (2+1) dimensions: the phase diagram -- Order from disorder
  • Jordan-Wigner transformations for spin S=1/2 models in D=1, 2, 3 -- Majorana representations for spin S=1/2 magnets: relationship to Z2 lattice gauge theories -- Path integral representations for a doped antiferromagnet -- Physics in the World of One Spatial Dimension -- Model of the free bosonic massless scalar field -- Relevant and irrelevant fields -- Kosterlitz-Thouless transition -- Conformal symmetry -- Virasoro algebra -- Differential equations for the correlation functions -- Ising model -- One-dimensional spinless fermions: Tomonaga-Luttinger liquid -- One-dimensional fermions with spin: spin-charge separation -- Kac-Moody algebras: Wess-Zumino-Novikov-Witten model -- Wess-Zumino-Novikov-Witten model in the Lagrangian form: non-Abelian bosonization -- Semiclassical approach to WZNW models -- Integrable models: dynamical mass generation -- A comparative study of dynamical mass generation in one and three dimensions -- One-dimensional spin liquids: spin ladder and spin S=1 Heisenberg chain -- Kondo chain -- Gauge fixing in non-Abelian theories: (1+1)-dimensional quantum chromodynamics
Control code
ocm57511629
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 357 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511075483
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl221197
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b27308194
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57511629
  • ebsco0511075480

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