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Assuming a familiarity with the basics of quantum mechanics lunensky statistical mechanics, the book establishes a general framework for describing condensed phases of matter based on symmetries and conservation laws My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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Cambridge University PressSep 28, – Science – pages. Now in paperback, this book provides an overview of the physics of condensed matter systems.
Assuming a familiarity with the basics of quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics, the book establishes a lubenskg framework for describing condensed phases of matter based on symmetries and conservation laws. After surveying the structure and properties of materials with different symmetries, it explores the role of spatial dimensionality and lubenskky interactions in determining the nature of phase transitions.
Particular attention is given to critical phenomena and renormalization group methods.
The properties of liquids, liquid crystals, quasicrystals, crystalline solids, magnetically ordered systems and amorphous solids are investigated in terms of their symmetry, generalized rigidity, hydrodynamics and topological defect structure. In addition to serving as a course text, this book is an essential reference cnaikin students and researchers in physics, applied physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering, who are interested in modern condensed matter physics.
Selected pages Title Page. Appendix 2A Fourier transforms. Appendix 3A Functional derivatives.
Appendix 5A The HubbardStratonovich transformation. Appendix 5B Diagrammatic perturbation theory. Appendix 9A Notes on the KosterlitzThouless transition.
Appendix 9B Duality and the Villain model. Walls kinks and solitons. Lubensky Limited preview – References to this book Foundations of Complex-system Theories: In Economics, Evolutionary Biology Auyang Limited preview – Principles of Condensed Matter Physics P. Foundations of Complex-system Theories: