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Understanding Quantum Phase Transitions

1st Edition

Edited by Lincoln Carr

CRC Press

756 pages

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Quantum phase transitions (QPTs) offer wonderful examples of the radical macroscopic effects inherent in quantum physics: phase changes between different forms of matter driven by quantum rather than thermal fluctuations, typically at very low temperatures. QPTs provide new insight into outstanding problems such as high-temperature superconductivit

Table of Contents

New Directions and New Concepts In Quantum Phase Transitions. Progress in Model Hamiltonians and in Specific Systems. Experimental Realizations of Quantum Phases and Quantum Phase Transitions. Numerical Solution Methods for Quantum Phase Transitions. Quantum Phase Transitions Across Physics.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI057000
SCIENCE / Quantum Theory
SCI074000
SCIENCE / Molecular Physics
SCI077000
SCIENCE / Solid State Physics