Quantum Condensed Matter Physics
by Chetan Nayak
Publisher: University of California 2004
Number of pages: 480
Contents: Basic Formalism; Goldstone Modes and Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking; Critical Fluctuations and Phase Transitions; Symmetry-Breaking In Fermion Systems; Gauge Fields and Fractionalization; Localized and Extended Excitations in Dirty Systems.
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