Quantum Field Theory in Condensed Matter Physics: Edition 2

Cambridge University Press
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This book is a course in modern quantum field theory as seen through the eyes of a theorist working in condensed matter physics. It contains a gentle introduction to the subject and therefore can be used even by graduate students. The introductory parts include a derivation of the path integral representation, Feynman diagrams and elements of the theory of metals including a discussion of Landau–Fermi liquid theory. In later chapters the discussion gradually turns to more advanced methods used in the theory of strongly correlated systems. The book contains a thorough exposition of such non-perturbative techniques as 1/N-expansion, bosonization (Abelian and non-Abelian), conformal field theory and theory of integrable systems. The book is intended for graduate students, postdoctoral associates and independent researchers working in condensed matter physics.
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Cambridge University Press
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Published on
Jan 18, 2007
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Pages
565
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ISBN
9781139440509
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Language
English
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Genres
Science / Physics / Condensed Matter
Science / Physics / General
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