Physics and Astronomy - Course Details

PHYS664 (PHYS66400)


Fall, Spring Credits 3


Prerequisite: PHYS 617, 660, 661; PHYS 645 and 646 are recommended. Authorized equivalent courses or consent of instructor may be used in satisfying course pre- and co-requisites.


Practical introduction to modern quantum field theory techniques as applied to the study of many-body phenomena occurring in solid state systems. Standard perturbative-theoretic results based on zero- and finite-temperature Green's functions, with application to specific physical situations. Introduction to nonperturbative methods.

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