FSI3270 Kvantfasövergångar 7,5 hp
Quantum phase transitions

Kursinnehåll:

This course is about quantum phase transitions and quantum critical phenomena in a variety of different systems and models. It covers, e.g., the characteristic scaling behaviour at continuous quantum phase transitions, and applications to superconductors, cold atoms, spin systems, etc.

Kursmål:

Kurslitteratur:

S. Sachdev, Quantum phase transitions (Cambridge Univers. Press, 2001)
Diverse artiklar.

The detailed course literature is planned individually with the examiner.

Examination och kurskrav:

The course is completed by reading suitable literature and doing a set of homework exercises. There is either a written or an oral examination.

Betyg: P, F

Examinator: Jack Lidmar, Lektor


Jack Lidmar    <jlidmar@kth.se> 2011-02-04