This course covers advanced statistical mechanics and topics in condensed matter physics of relevance to current research. Revision of equilibrium microcanonical, canonical and grand ensembles; information theoretic approach; quantum statistics and Bose condensation; interacting systems; perturbation theory, normal modes, mean field theory; ferromagnetism; kinetic theory and hydrodynamics; density matrix; Kubo time-dependent quantum-statistical linear response theory; fluctuation-dissipation theorem; master equation; advanced topics in condensed matter physics that may vary from year to year.
Nathan Semester 2
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|Class (46383)||Open||Weeks 1 - 4, Mid-Trimester Break, 5 - Exam week||Course attendance and other requirements will be provided via Course Profile and/or Learning@Griffith.|