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Quantum field theory of many-body systems : from the origin of sound to an origin of light and electrons

Author: Xiao-Gang Wen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford graduate texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a pedagogical and systematic introduction to new concepts and quantum field theoretical methods in condensed matter physics, which may have an impact on our understanding of the origin  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Xiao-Gang Wen
ISBN: 0198530943 9780198530947
OCLC Number: 249677647
Description: XIII, 505 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Path integral formulation of quantum mechanics ; 3. Interacting boson systems ; 4. Free fermion systems ; 5. Interacting fermion systems ; 6. Quantum gauge theories ; 7. Theory of quantum hall states ; 8. Topological and quantum order ; 9. Mean-field theory of spin liquid and quantum order ; 10. String condensation - an origin of light and fermions
Series Title: Oxford graduate texts.
Responsibility: Xiao-Gang Wen.
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As a whole, Quantum Field Theory of Many-Body Systems is an inspirational and forward-looking book exploring the mysteries and neverending wonders of many-particle quantum mechanics...Wen's book Read more...

 
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