1st Edition

Quantum Transport Theory

ISBN 9780813342849
Published September 3, 2004 by CRC Press
540 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides an introduction to transport theory, the kinetic equation approach and shows the utility of Feynman diagrams in non-equilibrium quantum statistical mechanics. It is helpful for a wider audience than students of condensed matter physics and physicists in general.

Table of Contents

Frontiers in Physics -- Editor’s Foreword -- Preface -- Quantum Mechanics -- Diagrammatic Perturbation Theory -- Particle in a Random Potential -- Kinetics in a Random Potential -- Fermi Gas in a Random Potential -- Particle in Oscillator Environment -- Linear Response Theory -- Linear Response of Disordered Conductors -- Localization -- Interactions in Metals -- Weak Localization -- Path Integrals and Propagators -- Dirac’s Delta Function -- Antilinear Operators -- Calculation of Φ -- Static Correlation Function

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