Many-Body Theory for Condensed Matter Systems

The Claussius-Clapeyron relation.

A very useful guide to the shape of the melting curve is the Claussius-Clapeyron relation. (Image by Prof. Senthil Todadri.)

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MIT Course Number

8.513

As Taught In

Fall 2004

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This course covers the concepts and physical pictures behind various phenomena that appear in interacting many-body systems. Visualization occurs through concentration on path integral, mean-field theories and semi-classical picture of fluctuations around mean-field state.

Todadri, Senthil. 8.513 Many-Body Theory for Condensed Matter Systems, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-513-many-body-theory-for-condensed-matter-systems-fall-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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