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Field Theory, Topology and Condensed Matter Physics

Proceedings of the Ninth Chris Engelbrecht Summer School in Theoretical Physics Held at Storms River Mouth, Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa, 17–28 January 1994

  • Editors
  • Hendrik B. Geyer

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 456)

About these proceedings

Introduction

This topical volume contains five pedagogically written articles on the interplay between field theory and condensed matter physics. The main emphasis is on the topological aspects, and especially quantum Hall fluids, and superconductivity is treated extensively. Other topics are conformal invariance and path integrals. The articles are carefully edited so that the book could ideally serve as a text for special graduate courses.

Keywords

condensed matter condensed matter physics field theory mechanics path integral statistical mechanics superconductivity topology

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/BFb0113366
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-60138-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-49455-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0075-8450
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-6361
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