Quantum Many Body Physics

Subject: 
Physics (PHYS)
Catalog number: 
739
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC,SEM,TUT
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
Prereq: PHYS 701, PHYS 704Instructor Consent Required
Description: 
A modern approach to the quantum many-body problem from the perspective of condensed matter physics. Low energy effective theories, continuum field theories, and lattice models. Phases and phase transitions in the path integral formulation of bosons, fermions and quantum spins. Quantum critical points, topological phases, gauge theories, and connections to quantum information.
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Science (SCI)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
015873