Shahid Beheshti University

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Critical Phenomena and Phase transition (Fall 2018)

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Critical Phenomena and Phase transition for Ph.D. and MS students  (Fall 2018)

This course is devoted to Critical Phenomena and Phase transition.

Some topics to teach are as follows:

  • Thermodynamic Limit
  • Finite size effects
  • Phase transition
  • Mean Field theory
  • Renormalization Group
  • Operator Product Expansion

  • Course subjects and program (Download)
  • Stochastic fields: Definition and classification (Download)
  • Statistics of smoothed cosmic fields in perturbation theory I: Formulation and useful formulas in second-order perturbation theory (Download)
  • Lecture notes on critical Phenomena provided by Prof. Vahid Karimipour
  • Mean field Theory (see link)
  • Effective Theory (see link)



Exercises: Thanks to Mr. Kargaran to provide answer key

# Set 1 (Download) ************ Answer key set 1 (Download)

# Set 2 (Download) Due date has been changed to 1 Aban 1397, ********** Answer key set 2 (Download)

# Set 3 (Download)

# Set 4 (Download)



Last Updated on Thursday, 15 November 2018 15:53