**Phase Transitions and Collective Phenomena**

by Ben Simons

**Publisher**: University of Cambridge 1997**Number of pages**: 119

**Description**:

Contents -- Preface; Chapter 1: Critical Phenomena; Chapter 2: Ginzburg-Landau Theory; Chapter 3: Scaling Theory; Chapter 4: Renormalisation Group; Chapter 5: Topological Phase Transitions; Chapter 6: Functional Methods in Quantum Mechanics.

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