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PHYS645 — Fall 2022

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

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):

VAYRYNEN, JUKKA

Email:

vayrynen@purdue.edu

Textbook(s) for Fall 2022

Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Solid State Physics Ashcroft/Mermin 1st 978-0030839931 Cengage Learning Optional
Quantum Theory of the Electron Liquid Giuliani and Vignale 978-0521821124 Cambridge University Press Optional
Solid State Physics David Snoke 2nd 978-1107191983 Cambridge University Press Optional
Many-Body Quantum Theory in Condensed Matter Physics Henrik Bruus and Karsten Flensberg 978-0198566335 Oxford University Press Optional

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