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Introduction

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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

The interactions between particles in nature can present a bewildering array of exotic states and phenomena, each fascinating in their own right, but also in terms of their potential applications. Condensed matter systems with as many as \(10^{22}\) atoms in a single cubic centimetre are a prime example. Of interest for this thesis are a group of materials in which the interactions between electrons are particularly strong, such that one must consider the behaviour of the electrons as correlated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of St AndrewsSt AndrewsUK

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