Phase Transitions & Crit Phenomena

PREREQUISITES: PHYS-GA 2002 OR permission from the instructor.

Surveys the theory of phase transitions and critical phenomena: phenomenology and experimental status; Ising and related models; phase diagrams; universality and scaling; expansion methods; exactly soluble models; mean-field theory; perturbation theory; introduction to renormalization group.

Course Information

PHYS-GA2017

Graduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Spring 2018

1
Alexander Grosberg
TR: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM 726B 1045