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PHY2321H F SPECIALIZED
Many Body Physics I

Official description

Free fermions: bands and band topology

Linear response theory for many-body systems

Coherent state path integrals for bosons

Superfluidity and superfluid-to-Mott insulator transition

Coherent state path integrals for fermions

Density and spin response of free fermions

Interacting fermions: Collective modes

Reference: A. Altland and B. Simons, "Condensed Matter Field Theory" [Cambridge]Cambridge]

Prerequisite
Required background: Quantum mechanics, Statistical Mechanics, Basic Solid State Physics.
Textbook
                            1.  Introduction to Many Body Physics: Piers Coleman
2.  Condensed Matter Field Theory: A. Altland and B. Simons
                        
course title
PHY2321H F SPECIALIZED
session
fall
group
specialized course
time and location
Mondays 3 pm - 4 pm & Wednesdays, 1 pm - 2 pm, MP1115
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