Understanding Heavy Electron Systems

  • C. J. Pethick
  • David Pines
Part of the Recent Progress in Many-Body Theories book series (RPMT, volume 1)


We give a brief overview of selected aspects of the physics of heavy-electron systems, including the basic physical picture, magnetic properties, a phenomenological framework for describing their properties in a unified way, superconductivity, and transport properties in the superconducting states.


Fermi Surface Transport Coefficient Heavy Fermion Local Moment Ultrasonic Attenuation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Pethick
    • 1
    • 2
  • David Pines
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA
  2. 2.NorditaDenmark
  3. 3.Los Alamos National LaboratoryCenter for Materials ScienceLos AlamosUSA

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