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Information on the course unit. Statistical Mechanics Target skills and knowledge: Thermodynamics of phase transitions.
31552 – Statistical Mechanics 1
Transfer zanichel,i approaches to 1d systems. Scaling theory and renormalisation group techniques for critical phenomena, Examination methods: Written exam with some problem to be solved and some questions on the theory. Critical points, order parameters and critical exponents. Phase transitions and spontaneous symmetry breaking. Entropy-energy argument and the lower critical dimension.
Analytical tools to solve spins model in 1D, transfer matrix formalisms. Ginzburg criterium and upper critical dimension. Scaling theory and r scaling relations between critical exponents. Kadanoff block spin argument, Renormalisation group in real space.
Spontaneous symmetry breaking for continuous symmetry. Planned learning activities and teaching methods: During the lectures will be presented and solved some standard problems for this course. Additional notes about suggested reading: Some note of the course will be available. Textbooks and optional supplementary readings K.
Statistical Mechanics 1 / — University of Bologna
Peliti, Statistical Mechanics in a Nutshell. First cycle degree courses.
Second cycle degree courses. Single cycle degree courses. Department of Physics and Astronomy.
Università degli Studi di Catania
Scaling theory and renormalisation group techniques for critical phenomena. Planned learning activities and teaching methods:. Textbooks and optional supplementary readings.