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PHYS645 — Fall 2016

PHYS645: Electron Theory of Solids I (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)


Fall, Class 3, cr. 3.


PHYS 601, PHYS 545, and PHYS 661, or equivalent.

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Theory of the electron liquid; Fermi liquid theory; Feynman diagrams and path integrals; collective modes and screening; linear response and fluctuation-dissipation theorems; transport; impurity scattering; transport in interacting mesoscopic systems; magnetism; Bosonic superfluids; BCS and Landau-Ginzburg theories of superconductivity.


Biswas, Rudro


Textbook(s) for Fall 2016
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Many-Body Quantum Theory in Condensed Matter Physics Henrik Bruus and Karsten Flensberg Nov. 11, 2004 978-0198566335 Oxford University Press Required

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