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PHY2321H S specializedMany Body Physics I

Course Title PHY2321H S specialized
Session spring
Year of Study 1st year
Time and Location Time: TBA
Room: TBA

Arun  Paramekanti


Official Description

  1. Linear response theory for many-body systems
  2. Coherent state path integrals for bosons
  3. Superfluidity and superfluid-to-Mott insulator transition
  4. Coherent state path integrals for fermions
  5. Density and spin response of fermions
  6. Interacting fermions: Collective modes and response
  7. Interacting fermions: Phenomenology of Fermi liquid theory
  8. Interacting fermions: Superconductivity and BCS-BEC crossover

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

Prerequisite: Required background: Quantum mechanics, Statistical mechanics, and Quantum theory of Solid I
Textbook “Lecture notes on Electron Correlation and Magnetism” by P. Fazekas