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Elements of phase transitions and critical phenomena

Author: Hidetoshi Nishimori; Gerardo Ortiz
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Oxford graduate texts
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

An introductory account of the theory of phase transitions and critical phenomena, this book reflects lectures given by the authors to graduate students at their departments and is thus  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hidetoshi Nishimori; Gerardo Ortiz
ISBN: 9780198754084 0198754086 9780199577224 0199577226
OCLC Number: 930586228
Notes: Originally published: 2011.
Description: 358 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: 1. Phase transitions and critical phenomena ; 2. Mean-field theories ; 3. Renormalization group and scaling ; 4. Implementation of the renormalization group ; 5. Field theory ; 6. Conformal field theory ; 7. Kosterlitz-Thouless transition ; 8. Random systems ; 9. Exact solutions and related topics ; 10. Duality ; 11. Numerical methods ; Appendix: Solutions to exercises
Series Title: Oxford graduate texts
Responsibility: Hidetoshi Nishimori, Gerardo Ortiz.


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