8.513 | Fall 2004 | Graduate

Many-Body Theory for Condensed Matter Systems

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.

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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.)