Quantum Theory of Many-Particle Systems

Quantum Theory of Many-Particle Systems

by Alexander L. Fetter, John Dirk Walecka


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486428277
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 06/20/2003
Series: Dover Books on Physics
Pages: 640
Sales rank: 1,316,472
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction
1. Second Quantization
2. Statistical Mechanics
Part 2. Ground-state (Zero-temperature) Formalism
3. Green's Functions and Field Theory (Fermions)
4. Fermi Systems
5. Linear Response and Collective Modes
6. Bose Systems
Part 3. Finite-Temperature Formalism
7. Field Theory at Finite Temperature
8. Physical Systems at Finite Temperature
9. Real-Time Green's Functions and Linear Response
Part 4. Canonical Transformations
Part 5. Applications to Physical Systems
11. Nuclear Matter
12. Phonons and Electrons
13. Superconductivity
14. Superfluid Helium
15. Applications to Finite Systems: The Atomic Nucleus
Appendix A. Definite Integrals
Appendix B. Review of the Theory of Angular Momentum

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