132.968 Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to are in postion to reproduce the  contnts as outlined in detail in the english version of "Lehrinhalte" in written as well as oral form. Moreover the students will be able to apply the basic concepts of  Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene to simple examples.

Subject of course

1 Introduction; 2. Examples for phase transitions; 3. Thermodynamics; 4. Model systems; 5. Landau theory; 6. Correlation functions; 7. Critical exponents, scaling hypothesis; 8. Renormalizationgroup theory

Teaching methods

lecture with a strong and active student participation.

Mode of examination

Oral

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue10:00 - 12:0012.10.2021 - 25.01.2022Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue12.10.202110:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Tue19.10.202110:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Tue09.11.202110:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Tue16.11.202110:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Tue23.11.202110:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Tue30.11.202110:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Tue07.12.202110:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Tue14.12.202110:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Tue11.01.202210:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Tue18.01.202210:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene
Tue25.01.202210:00 - 12:00Sem.R. DB gelb 10 Prof. Kahl VO Phasenübergänge und krit. Phänomene

Examination modalities

oral presentation

Course registration

Not necessary

Curricula

Literature

J.M. Yeomans, Statistical Mechanics of Phase Transitions (Clarendon Press, 1992) M.E. Fisher, Renormalization group theory: its basis and formulation in statistical physics, Rev.Mod.Phys. 70, 653 (1998) D.J. Amit, Field theory, the renomalization group, and critical phenomena (World Scientific, 1984)

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in statistical physics

Preceding courses

Miscellaneous

Language

German