Table of contents for Quantum phase transitions / Subir Sachdev.


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Part I. Introduction: 1. Basic concepts
2. The mapping to classical statistical mechanics: single site models
3. Overview
Part II. Quantum Ising and Rotor Models: 4. The Ising chain in a transverse field
5. Quantum rotor models: large N limit
6. The d = 1, 0 (N greater than or equal to 3) rotor models
7. The d = 2 (N greater than or equal to 3) rotor models
8. Physics close to and above the upper-critical dimension
9. Transport in d = 2
Part III. Other Models: 10. Boston Hubbard model
11. Dilute Fermi and Bose gases
12. Phase transitions of Fermi liquids
13. Heisenberg spins: ferromagnets and antiferromagnets
14. Spin chains: bosonization
15. Magnetic ordering transitions of disordered systems
16. Quantum spin glasses.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Phase transformations (Statistical physics) Quantum theory