The flow equation approach to many-particle systems
- Stefan Kehrein.
- Berlin : Springer, 2006.
- Physical description
- xii, 170 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Springer tracts in modern physics ; 217.
- Kehrein, Stefan.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction.- Transformation of the Hamiltonian.- Evaluation of Observables.- Interacting Many-Body Systems.- Modern Developments.
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- Publisher's Summary
- This self-contained monograph addresses the flow equation approach to many-particle systems. The flow equation approach consists of a sequence of infinitesimal unitary transformations and is conceptually similar to renormalization and scaling methods. Flow equations provide a framework for analyzing Hamiltonian systems where these conventional many-body techniques fail. The text first discusses the general ideas and concepts of the flow equation method. In a second part, these concepts are illustrated with various applications in condensed matter theory including strong-coupling problems and non-equilibrium systems. The monograph is accessible to readers familiar with graduate- level solid-state theory.
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- Publication date
- Springer tracts in modern physics, 0081-3869 ; 217
- Also available on the World Wide Web.
- 354034067X (hd. bd.)
- 9783540340676 (hd. bd.)
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