FSI3230 Renormalization Group Theory in Statistical Physics 15.0 credits

Renormeringsgruppsteori i statistisk fysik

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course treats the renormalization group approach to phase transitions and critical phenomena, and gives the theoretical basis for scaling properties at critical points and calculation approaches to phase transitions. The detailed course content is planned individually with the examiner.

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Literature and preparations

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Literature

The detailed course literature is planned individually with the examiner.

Examination and completion

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Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

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The course is completed by reading suitable literature and doing a set of homework exercises. There is either a written or an oral examination.

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Offered by

SCI/Theoretical Physics

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

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Contact

Mats Wallin

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at SCI/Theoretical Physics