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Courses - Fall 2020
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PHYS626
Modern Condensed Matter Physics II: Scaling and Renormalization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS603 and PHYS623.
Phase transitions in many-body systems, phase diagrams, scaling invariance of critical points, renormalization group methods, the Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition, dualities, quantum phase transitions, Renormalization-group approach to interacting fermions (Fermi liquid as a fixed point, Fermi liquid instabilities).