PHYS 660 Quantum Condensed Matter (3 credits)

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Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

Administered by: Graduate Studies

Overview

Physics : Second quantization and quantum mean-field theory. Hartree-Fock theory, Fermi liquids. Broken-symmetry quantum phases: magnetism, charge density waves, Wigner crystals, superfluids, superconductivity. Introduction to mesoscopic physics and quantum transport. Introduction to renormalization techniques within the context of Kondo physics.

Terms: Winter 2017

Instructors: Coish, William (Winter)