8.512 | Spring 2009 | Graduate

Theory of Solids II

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