Monday and Wednesday, HCB 207 (HCB
Professor : Vladimir Dobrosavljevic, 611 Keen Building or A315 MagLab, 644-9755 or 644-5693, email@example.com
Office Hours: by appointment. You are also welcome to contact me whenever you have questions.
Lecture Notes (by V. Dobrosavljevic)
Principles of Condensed Matter Physics, by P. M. Chaikin, and T. C. Lubensky (Cambridge University Press, 2000).
Thermodynamics, by Enrico Fermi (Dover, 1956).
Lectures on Phase Transitions and the Renormalization Group, by Nigel Goldenfeld (Westview Press, 1992).
Quantum Phase Transition, by Subir Sachdev (Cambridge University Press, Second Edition, 2011).
Useful Web pages and review articles:
Ben Simons' Lecture Notes: http://www.tcm.phy.cam.ac.uk/~bds10/phase.html (University of Cambridge).
M. E. Fisher: Renormalization group theory: Its basis and formulation in statistical physics, Rev. Mod. Phys. 70, 653-681 (1998).
M. E. Fisher: The renormalization group in the theory of critical behavior, Rev. Mod. Phys. 46, 597-616 (1974)
The instructor's recent research activity: Bad Metals