Quantum Physics In One Dimension

Hardcover | July 22, 2005

byThierry Giamarchi

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This book presents in a pedagogical yet complete way correlated systems in one dimension. Recent progress in nanotechnology and material research have made one dimensional systems a crucial part of today's physics. After an introduction to the basic concepts of correlated systems, the bookgives a step by step description of the techniques needed to treat one dimension, and discusses the resulting physics. Then specific experimental realizations of one dimensional systems such as spin chains, quantum wires, nanotubes, organic superconductors etc. are examined. Given its progressiveand pedagogical approach, this book should satisfy both graduate students who want to learn the tools of the trade and become professionals in the field as well as more advanced researchers who want to know more about the physics of a specific one dimensional system without unnecessarytechnicalities.

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This book presents in a pedagogical yet complete way correlated systems in one dimension. Recent progress in nanotechnology and material research have made one dimensional systems a crucial part of today's physics. After an introduction to the basic concepts of correlated systems, the bookgives a step by step description of the techniq...

Professor Thierry Giamarchi, DPMC, University of Geneva, 24 Quai Ernest Ansermet, CH-1211 Geneva, Switzerland, Tel: +41 22 702 63 63, Fax: +41 22 702 68 69, Email: Thierry.Giamarchi@physics.unige.ch

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:440 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.97 inPublished:July 22, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Peculiarities of d=12. Bosonization3. Luttinger liquids4. Refinements5. Microscopic methods6. Spin 1/2 chains7. Interacting fermions on a lattice8. Coupled fermionic chains9. Disordered systems10. Boundaries and isolated impurities11. Significant othersA. Basics of many bodyB. Not so important fine technical pointsC. Correlation functionsD. Bosonization directoryE. Sine-GordonF. Numerical solution