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Published: 03 June 2004

520 Pages | numerous figures

240x168mm

ISBN: 9780198530947


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Quantum Field Theory of Many-Body Systems

From the Origin of Sound to an Origin of Light and Electrons

Xiao-Gang Wen

Oxford Graduate Texts

  • First textbook to present recent developments in condensed matter physics
  • Based on graduate courses at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Written in very pedagogical and systematic manner
  • Discusses field theoretical methods in a physical setting, providing deeper understanding of concepts and methods of quantum field theory
  • Brings students to fore of research
  • Introduces new fundamental concepts which could change our view of the universe