Fakultät für Physik




TA3: Many-Body Physics – Overview

About the lecture

Time and place

Tue 10-12h, Theresienstr. 37, A 449
Wed 8-10h, Theresienstr. 37, A 450 (tutorial)
Thurs 4-6pm, Theresienstr. 37, A 449


  • Results final exam. Certificates can be picked up from the secretary's office
    (room A408, Mon-Thurs, 9am-1pm).
  • This course will have 2 lectures and one tutorial per week.
  • Target group: Master students Physics & TMP


Lecturer: Priv.-Doz. Dr. F. Heidrich-Meisner
Room: A401
Phone: 089 / 2180-4594
Email: Heidrich-Meisner@physik.uni-muenchen.de


2nd quantization, linear response functions, mean-field theory, ansatz-wave functions, Fermi liquids and Fermi-liquid instabilities, Green's functions, Mott insulator transition, localized magnetism, diagrammatic perturbation theory plus selected topics

Useful literature

  • Bruus, Flensberg: "Many-body quantum theory in condensed matter physics", Oxford Graduate Texts
  • P. Coleman: "Introduction to Many-Body Physics", Cambridge University Press
  • C.J. Pethick, H. Smith: "Bose-Einstein condensation in dilute gases", Cambridge University Press
  • Additional will be announced later

Crediting of the course

The course will be credited by a written exam.

Verantwortlich für den Inhalt: Fabian Heidrich-Meisner