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Quantum field theory and condensed matter : an introduction /

by Shankar, Ramamurti [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cambridge monographs on mathematical physics: Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017Description: xiv, 439 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780521592109; 0521592100.Subject(s): Quantum field theory | Condensed matter
Contents:
Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics review -- Ising model in d = 0 and d = 1 -- Statistical to quantum mechanics -- Quantum to statistical mechanics -- Feynman path integral -- Coherent state path integrals for spins, bosons and fermions -- The two-dimensional Ising model -- Exact solution of the two-dimensional Ising model -- Majorana fermions -- Gauge theories -- The renormalization group -- Critical phenomena: the puzzle and resolution -- RG for the [phi]4 model -- Two views of renormalization -- RG for non-relativistic fermions: I -- RG for non-relativistic fermions: II -- Bosonization I: the fermion-boson dictionary -- Bosonization II: selected applications -- Duality and triality -- Techniques for the QHE.
Summary: This book provides a review of the application of quantum field theory to condensed matter systems, introducing important techniques in condensed matter theory.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics review -- Ising model in d = 0 and d = 1 -- Statistical to quantum mechanics -- Quantum to statistical mechanics -- Feynman path integral -- Coherent state path integrals for spins, bosons and fermions -- The two-dimensional Ising model -- Exact solution of the two-dimensional Ising model -- Majorana fermions -- Gauge theories -- The renormalization group -- Critical phenomena: the puzzle and resolution -- RG for the [phi]4 model -- Two views of renormalization -- RG for non-relativistic fermions: I -- RG for non-relativistic fermions: II -- Bosonization I: the fermion-boson dictionary -- Bosonization II: selected applications -- Duality and triality -- Techniques for the QHE.

This book provides a review of the application of quantum field theory to condensed matter systems, introducing important techniques in condensed matter theory.