Theory of Solids II

The Kondo problem.

Graphical representation of the scattering phase shifts in the Kondo problem. (Image by Prof. Patrick Lee.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

8.512

As Taught In

Spring 2009

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This is the second term of a theoretical treatment of the physics of solids. Topics covered include linear response theory; the physics of disorder; superconductivity; the local moment and itinerant magnetism; the Kondo problem and Fermi liquid theory.

Archived Versions

Lee, Patrick. 8.512 Theory of Solids II, Spring 2009. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-512-theory-of-solids-ii-spring-2009 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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