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8.512 Theory of Solids II

As taught in: Spring 2009

The Kondo problem.

Graphical representation of the scattering phase shifts in the Kondo problem. (Image by Prof. Patrick Lee.)




Prof. Patrick Lee

Course Features

Course Description

This is the second term of a theoretical treatment of the physics of solids. Topics covered include linear response theory; the physics of disorder; superconductivity; the local moment and itinerant magnetism; the Kondo problem and Fermi liquid theory.