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PHYS645 — Fall 2017

PHYS645: Electron Theory of Solids I

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Offering:

Fall, Class 3, cr. 3.

Prerequisites:

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

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Description:

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.

Instructor(s):

Biswas, Rudro

Email:

Biswas, Rudro

Textbook(s) for Fall 2017
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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