Introduction to the Field Theory of Classical and Quantum Phase Transitions
by Flavio S. Nogueira
Publisher: arXiv 2010
Number of pages: 178
These lecture notes provide a relatively self-contained introduction to field theoretic methods employed in the study of classical and quantum phase transitions. Classical phase transitions occur at a regime where quantum fluctuations do not play an important role, usually at high enough temperatures.
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