**Modern Computational Methods in Solids**

by Adrian Feiguin

**Publisher**: University of Wyoming 2009**Number of pages**: 99

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The purpose of this course is to introduce students to a series of paradigmatic physical problems in condensed matter, using the computer to solve them. The course will feel like a natural extension of introductory condensed matter, with extra degrees of complexity that make the problems analytically intractable to some extent. Therefore, it will also serve as a complementary condensed matter course.

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