** Lectures:
2:15-3:45** pm,
Monday and Wednesday, HCB 207 (HCB
Classroom Bulding).

** Professor :**
Vladimir
Dobrosavljevic, 611 Keen Building or A315 MagLab, 644-9755 or
644-5693,
** vlad@magnet.fsu.edu**

** Office Hours:
**by
appointment. You are also welcome to contact me whenever you have
questions.

__Lecture Notes__ (by V.
Dobrosavljevic)

**Useful
texts:**

* 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
Research
Group