PHYS 569 - Emergent States of Matter

Semesters Offered

Emergent States of MatterPHYS569A44753LEC1400 - 1520 M W  136 Loomis Laboratory Nigel D 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.