Structural Elements in Particle Physics and Statistical Mechanics

  • J. Honerkamp
  • K. Pohlmeyer
  • H. Römer

Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (volume 82)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. M. Gaudin
    Pages 43-60
  3. L. D. Faddeev
    Pages 93-114
  4. S. Yankielowicz
    Pages 115-139
  5. C. Jarlskog
    Pages 159-170
  6. William G. Faris, Giovanni Jona-Lasinio
    Pages 171-178
  7. T. Schneider, E. Stoll
    Pages 201-212
  8. Mark Srednicki
    Pages 229-239
  9. V. Rittenberg
    Pages 249-258
  10. Franz Wegner
    Pages 259-260
  11. Norbert Dragon, Berthold Stech
    Pages 327-337
  12. A. Gonzalez-Arroyo, J. Jurkiewicz, C. P. Korthals-Altes
    Pages 339-358
  13. P. Hasenfratz
    Pages 359-367
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 369-378

About this book


The NATO ADVANCED SUMMER INSTITUTE ON THEORETICAL PHYSICS 1981 st was held in Freiburg, Germany from August 31 until September 11th 1981. It was the twelfth in a series of Summer Institutes organized by German Universities. Its main objective was a thorough comparison of structures and methods of two different branches of Theoretical Physics, name­ ly Elementary Particle Physics and Statistical Mechanics, and the idea was to exhibit the structural similarities, to trace them until their origins, to compare solution and approximation schemes and to report on those new results and methods in either of the two branches which are indicative of an intimate connection between them. Thus stimulation of a deeper understanding and development of new Methods could be hoped for in both fields. The contributions to the Summer Institute - lectures and seminars - are contained in this volume. One group of them gives concise up-to-date information on basic topics in Statistical Mechanics and Phase Transitions, Dynamical Systems, Solvable Lattice Models and Lattice Gauge The­ ories. A second group is devoted to special topics which illustrate the interrelationship between Statistical Mechanics and Elementary Particle Physics, like topological quantum numbers on a lattice, model studies on the confinement problem, etc. Supplementary information on experimental implications and on neighbouring fields is provided in a third group.


Confinement Lattice gauge theory Meson Particle Physics mechanics

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Honerkamp
    • 1
  • K. Pohlmeyer
    • 1
  • H. Römer
    • 1
  1. 1.Albert Ludwigs UniversityFreiburgFederal Republic of Germany

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