**Quantum Condensed Matter Physics**

by Chetan Nayak

**Publisher**: University of California 2004**Number of pages**: 480

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Contents: Basic Formalism; Goldstone Modes and Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking; Critical Fluctuations and Phase Transitions; Symmetry-Breaking In Fermion Systems; Gauge Fields and Fractionalization; Localized and Extended Excitations in Dirty Systems.

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