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Lecture Topic : (Math Physics) STATISTICAL FIELD THEORY (PhD, Itzykson)

Prerequisites : Quantum Field Theory (QFT) (M2);

Recommended Text(s) :

“Statistical Field Theory Volume 1 : From Brownian Motion to Renormalization and Lattice Gauge Theory”, Claude Itzykson & Jean-Michel Drouffe,CambridgeUniversity  Press, 1989.

“Statistical Field Theory Volume 2 : Strong Coupling, Monte Carlo Methods, Conformal Field Theory, and Random Systems”, Claude Itzykson & Jean-Michel Drouffe,CambridgeUniversity  Press, 1989.

Approx price new on (hard copy) : (vol.1) $50;   (vol.2) $60

Approx price second hand on (hard copy) : (vol.1) $23;   (vol.2) $36

Availability free on (e-format) : Yes

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Lectures and Links :

Lectures and Links :


Lecture 1  (link)

Ch.1   From Brownian Motion to Euclidean Fields


Lecture 2  (link)

Ch.2   Grassmannian Integrals and the Two-Dimensional Ising Model


Lecture 3  (link)

Ch.3   Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking, Mean Field


Lecture 4 (link)

Ch.4   Scaling Transformations and the XY-Model


Lecture 5  (link)

Ch.5  Continuous Field Theory and the Renormalization Group


Lecture 6  (link)

Ch.6   Lattice Gauge Fields


Vol. 2


Lecture 7  (link)

Ch.7  Diagrammatic Methods


Lecture 8  (link)

Ch.8   Numerical Simulations


Lecture 9  (link)

Ch.9   Conformal Invariance


Lecture 10  (link)

Ch.10   Disordered Systems and Fermionic Methods


Lecture 11  (link)

Ch.11   Random Geometry


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