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Renormalization Group and Effective Field Theory Approaches to Many-Body Systems

  • Achim Schwenk
  • Janos Polonyi

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 852)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. R. J. Furnstahl
    Pages 133-191
  3. Bengt Friman, Kai Hebeler, Achim Schwenk
    Pages 245-285

About this book

Introduction

There have been many recent and important developments based on effective field theory and the renormalization group in atomic, condensed matter, nuclear and high-energy physics. These powerful and versatile methods provide novel approaches to study complex and strongly interacting many-body systems in a controlled manner.

The six extensive lectures gathered in this volume combine selected introductory and interdisciplinary presentations focused on recent applications of effective field theory and the renormalization group to many-body problems in such diverse fields as BEC, DFT, extreme matter, Fermi-liquid theory and gauge theories.    

Primarily aimed at graduate students and junior researchers, they offer an opportunity to explore fundamental physics across subfield boundaries at an early stage in their careers.

Keywords

Effective field theory Quantum many-body physics Renormalization Group Techniques Strongly interacting matter

Editors and affiliations

  • Achim Schwenk
    • 1
  • Janos Polonyi
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Kernphysik, und Extreme Matter Institute EMMITechnische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Lab. de Physique TheriqueUniversité Louis PasteurStrasbourgFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27320-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-27319-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-27320-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0075-8450
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-6361
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