Introduction to statistical field theory [E-Book] / Edouard Brézin.
Brézin, E., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010
1 online resource (x, 166 pages)
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  • Machine generated contents note: 1. A few well-known basic results; 2. Introduction: order parameters, broken symmetries; 3. Examples of physical situations modelled by the Ising model; 4. A few results about the Ising model; 5. High temperature and low temperature expansions; 6. Some geometric problems related to phase transitions; 7. Phenomenological description of the critical behaviour; 8. Mean field theory; 9. Beyond mean field theory; 10. Introduction to the renormalization group; 11. Renormalization group for the [phi]4 theory; 12. Renormalized theory; 13. Goldstone modes; 14. Large n; Index.