Basic Aspects of the Quantum Theory of Solids: Order and by Daniel I. Khomskii

By Daniel I. Khomskii

aimed toward graduate scholars and researchers, this ebook covers the foremost points of the trendy quantum idea of solids, together with updated rules comparable to quantum fluctuations and robust electron correlations. It offers by and large suggestions of the fashionable quantum thought of solids, in addition to a normal description of the fundamental theoretical tools required while operating with those platforms. various issues akin to normal thought of part transitions, harmonic and anharmonic lattices, Bose condensation and superfluidity, glossy facets of magnetism together with resonating valence bonds, electrons in metals, and robust electron correlations are handled utilizing unifying innovations of order and hassle-free excitations. the most theoretical instruments used to regard those difficulties are brought and defined in an easy manner, and their functions are established via concrete examples.

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