**Lecture Notes on Condensed Matter Physics**

by Daniel Arovas

**Publisher**: University of California, San Diego 2010**Number of pages**: 186

**Description**:

These lecture notes are intended to supplement a graduate level course in condensed matter physics. From the table of contents: Introductory Information; Boltzmann Transport; Mesoscopia; Linear Response Theory; Magnetism.

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