PHYS 569

PHYS 569 - Emergent States of Matter

Spring 2021

Emergent States of MatterPHYS569A44753OLC41400 - 1520 M W    Nigel Goldenfeld

Official Description

Consequences of broken symmetry in condensed matter, the emergence of novel ground states, and the nature of the excitations that arise. Examination of specific systems such as superconductivity, superfluidity, Bose-Einstein condensates, the quantum Hall states, liquid crystals, biological systems and patterns in Rayleigh-Benard convection. Course Information: Prerequisite: PHYS 504 and PHYS 580.