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Course Dual Degree (B. Tech + Master of Science / Master of Technology)
Semester Electives
Subject Code PH472
Subject Title Quantum Many

Syllabus

Second quantization: Fock space representation, creation and annihilation operators for bosons and fermions, representation of many-body operators. Green's functions at zero temperature: Interaction representation, Wick's theorem, Feynman diagrams. Finite temperatures: Matsubara functions, retarded and advanced Green's functions. Linear response, Kubo formula. Interacting fermions: Fermi liquid theory, Hubbard model, Heisenberg model. Electron-Phonon interaction, BCS theory of superconductivity

Text Books

1. A. Altland and B. Simmons, Condensed Matter Field Theory.

2. G. D. Mahan, Many-Particle Physics.

3. J. W. Negele and H. Orland, Quantum Many-Particle Systems

References