PHYS 563 - Phase Transitions

Semesters Offered

Official Description

Phenomenology of phase transitions, scaling, critical behavior, and multi-criticality; Landau theory of phase transitions; renormalization group methods, including lattice models and epsilon-expansion; numerical methods; critical dynamics; selected additional topics. Course Information: Prerequisite: PHYS 504.

Hours

hours

Texts

No required textbook.
Lectures on Phase Transitions and the Renormalization Group. 1992. Westview Press (recommended)