Lecture notes on electron correlation and magnetism / Patrik Fazekas.Material type: TextSeries: Series in modern condensed matter physics ; v. 5.Publisher: Singapore ; River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 777 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789812386274; 9812386270; 1281869929; 9781281869920; 9786611869922; 6611869921Subject(s): Magnetism, Band theory of | Electron configuration | Electron-electron interactions | Metal-insulator transitions | SCIENCE -- Physics -- Condensed Matter | Electron configuration | Electron-electron interactions | Magnetism, Band theory of | Metal-insulator transitions | Elektroncorrelatie | Exchange wisselwerking | Elektronenbanen | Excitatie | Magnetisme (fysica)Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Lecture notes on electron correlation and magnetism.DDC classification: 530.4/12 LOC classification: QC754.2.B35 | F39 1999ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 747-772) and index.
1. Introduction -- 2. Atoms, Ions, and Molecules -- 3. Crystal Field Theory -- 4. Mott Transition and Hubbard Model -- 5. Mott Insulators -- 6. Heisenberg Magnets -- 7. Itinerant Electron Magnetism -- 8. Ferromagnetism in Hubbard Models -- 9. The Gutzwiller Variational Method -- 10. The Correlated Metallic State -- 11. Mixed Valence and Heavy Fermions -- 12. Quantum Hall Effect -- A. Hydrogen Atom -- B. Single-Spin-Flip Ansatz -- C. Gutzwiller Approximation -- D. Schrieffer-Wolff Transformation.
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"This volume attempts to fill the gap between standard introductions to solid state physics, and textbooks which give a sophisticated treatment of strongly correlated systems. Starting with the basics of the microscopic theory of magnetism, one proceeds with relatively elementary arguments to such topics of current interest as the Mott transition, heavy fermions, and quantum magnetism. The basic approach is that magnetism is one of the manifestations of electron-electron interaction, and its treatment should be part of a general discussion of electron correlation effects. Though the text is primarily theoretical, a large number of illustrative examples are brought from the experimental literature. There are many problems, with detailed solutions. The book is based on the material of lectures given at the Diploma Course of the International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, and later at the Technical University and the R. Eötvös University of Budapest, Hungary."