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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
Deadline for sending project will be 30th 20th Bahman 1397
  • 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) ************ Answer key set 3 (Download)

# Set 4 (Download) ************ Answer key set 4 (Download)

# Set 5 (Download) ************ Answer key set 5 (Download)

Mid-term with answer-key: (Download)



Last Updated on Saturday, 19 January 2019 13:11  

About Me

Tomb of Cyrus the great (Pasargadae, IRAN)

Associate Prof. of Physics,
Shahid Beheshti University,
Tehran, IRAN.


Resident researcher,
School of Physics,
Institute for research in fundamental sciences (IPM),

Tehran, IRAN.


Junior Associate of ICTP,
International Center for Theoretical Physics,
Trieste, ITALY (2009-2016)

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