Statistical Field Theory: Volume 2: Strong Coupling, Monte Carlo Methods, Conformal Field Theory and Random Systems

Statistical Field Theory: Volume 2: Strong Coupling, Monte Carlo Methods, Conformal Field Theory and Random Systems

by Claude Itzykson, Jean-Michel Drouffe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521408067

ISBN-13: 9780521408066

Pub. Date: 03/28/1991

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The second volume covers diverse topics, including strong coupling expansions and their analysis, Monte Carlo simulations, two-dimensional conformal field theory, and simple disordered systems. The book concludes with a chapter on random geometry and the Polyakov model of random surfaces, which illustrates the relations between string theory and statistical physics

Overview

The second volume covers diverse topics, including strong coupling expansions and their analysis, Monte Carlo simulations, two-dimensional conformal field theory, and simple disordered systems. The book concludes with a chapter on random geometry and the Polyakov model of random surfaces, which illustrates the relations between string theory and statistical physics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521408066
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1991
Series:
Cambridge Monographs on Mathematical Physics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1. Diagrammatic methods; 2. Numerical simulations; 3. Conformal invariance; 4. Disordered systems and Fermionic methods; 5. Random geometry.

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