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Berry phases in electronic structure theory /

by Vanderbilt, David [aut].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018Description: x, 384 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781107157651 (hardback).Subject(s): Electronic structure | Geometric quantum phases | Quantum electronics | Electronics
Contents:
Introduction -- Invariance and quantization of charges and currents -- Review of electronic structure theory -- Berry phases and curvatures -- Electric polarization -- Topological insulators and semimetals -- Orbital magnetization and axion magnetoelectric coupling.
Summary: "Over the past 25 years, mathematical concepts associated with geometric phases have come to occupy a central place in our modern understanding of the physics of electrons in solids"-- Provided by publisher.
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Subtitle on cover: Electric polarization, orbital magnetization and topological insulators.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-373) and index.

Introduction -- Invariance and quantization of charges and currents -- Review of electronic structure theory -- Berry phases and curvatures -- Electric polarization -- Topological insulators and semimetals -- Orbital magnetization and axion magnetoelectric coupling.

"Over the past 25 years, mathematical concepts associated with geometric phases have come to occupy a central place in our modern understanding of the physics of electrons in solids"-- Provided by publisher.