02937cam a22003254i 450000100090000000300040000900500170001300800410003001000170007102000290008804000280011704200080014505000260015308200230017908400230020210000190022522200230024422200270026724500470029425000170034126000520035830000300041050400510044050509640049152009820145565000480243765000200248565000220250585600840252716555813OSt20160412150256.0101129t20112011enk b 001 0 eng a 2010050328 a9780521514682 (hardback) aDLCbengcDLCerdadDLC apcc00aQC175.16.P5bS23 201100a530.474 SA14Q2223 aSCI0550002bisacsh1 aSachdev, Subir aPhysics Collection aPhysics-reference book10aQuantum Phase Transitions cSubir Sachdev. a2nd edition. aCambridge ;bCambridge University Press,c2015. axviii, 501 pages ;c26 cm aIncludes bibliographical references and index.8 aMachine generated contents note: Part I. Introduction: 1. Basic concepts; 2. Overview; Part II. A First Course: 3. Classical phase transitions; 4. The renormalization group; 5. The quantum Ising model; 6. The quantum rotor model; 7. Correlations, susceptibilities, and the quantum critical point; 8. Broken symmetries; 9. Boson Hubbard model; Part III. Non-zero Temperatures: 10. The Ising chain in a transverse field; 11. Quantum rotor models: large-N limit; 12. The d = 1, O(N >̲ 3) rotor models; 13. The d = 2, O(N >̲ 3) rotor models; 14. Physics close to and above the upper-critical dimension; 15. Transport in d = 2; Part IV. Other Models: 16. Dilute Fermi and Bose gases; 17. Phase transitions of Dirac fermions; 18. Fermi liquids, and their phase transitions; 19. Heisenberg spins: ferromagnets and antiferromagnets; 20. Spin chains: bosonization; 21. Magnetic ordering transitions of disordered systems; 22. Quantum spin glasses; References; Index. a"Describing the physical properties of quantum materials near critical points with long-range many-body quantum entanglement, this book introduces readers to the basic theory of quantum phases, their phase transitions and their observable properties. This second edition begins with a new section suitable for an introductory course on quantum phase transitions, assuming no prior knowledge of quantum field theory. It also contains several new chapters to cover important recent advances, such as the Fermi gas near unitarity, Dirac fermions, Fermi liquids and their phase transitions, quantum magnetism, and solvable models obtained from string theory. After introducing the basic theory, it moves on to a detailed description of the canonical quantum-critical phase diagram at non-zero temperatures. Finally, a variety of more complex models are explored. This book is ideal for graduate students and researchers in condensed matter physics and particle and string theory"-- 0aPhase transformations (Statistical physics) 0aQuantum theory. 7aPhysics2bisacsh.423Cover imageuhttp://assets.cambridge.org/97805215/14682/cover/9780521514682.jpg