6 edition of **The Theory of critical phenomena** found in the catalog.

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Published
**1992**
by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, Oxford, New York
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Written in English

- Renormalization group.,
- Critical phenomena (Physics),
- Mathematical physics.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. [448]-452) and index.

Statement | J.J. Binney ... [et al.]. |

Series | Oxford science publications |

Contributions | Binney, James, 1950- |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC20.7.R43 T54 1992 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xii, 464 p. : |

Number of Pages | 464 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL1706703M |

ISBN 10 | 0198513941, 0198513933 |

LC Control Number | 92008130 |

The book is an introduction to quantum field theory and renormalization group. It shows that these frameworks are essential for the understanding of phenomena belonging to many different areas of physics, which range from phase transitions in macroscopic systems to the theory of fundamental interactions/5(3). Critical phenomena are related to the concept of bifurcations that we discussed when we discussed dynamical systems. Recall the following example x˙ = x(µx2) For any initial condition and µµc =0the system will either go into the one of the states x = ± p Size: 4MB.

The book is an introduction to quantum field theory and renormalization shows that these frameworks are essential for the understanding of phenomena belonging to many different areas of physics, which range from phase transitions in macroscopic systems . Search within book. Front Matter. Pages PDF. Critical Phenomena in Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory. Front Matter. Pages PDF. Kosterlitz-Thouless Transition and Mayer Expansion. Keiichi R. Ito. Pages

Critical Phenomena The aim of this introductory chapter is to introduce the concept of a phase transition and to motivate the subject of statistical ﬁeld theory. Here we introduce the concept of universality as applied to critical phenomena and deﬁne some of the notation used throughout these Size: KB. The book is subtitled: A historical introduction to the modern theory of critical phenomena. Indeed the book is deliberately written to include the actors and not just the final polished outcomes, and it is quite unique in this. The book would be well worth reading just for the historical record, and as a Cited by:

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The book helps readers broaden their understanding of a field that has developed tremendously over the last forty years. The Theory of Critical Phenomena: An Introduction to the Renormalization Group James Binney, J. Binney, Merton College and Department of Physics J J Binney, N.

Dowrick, A. Fisher, M. Newman, Both at St John's College and Department of Physics A J Fisher, Laboratory for Atomic and Solid State Physics M E J Newman. Introduction to the Theory of Critical Phenomena.

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory of phase transitions and critical phenomena. The content covers a period of more than years of theoretical research of condensed matter phases and phase transitions providing a clear interrelationship with experimental problems.

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The main purpose of this book is to introduce the reader to the methods of the fluctuation (field) theory of phase transitions and critical phenomena so as to provide a good source for research. The introductory contents are concerned with ideas of description, thermodynamic stability theory related to phase transitions, major experimental.

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The successful calculation of critical exponents for continuous phase transitions is one of the main achievements of theoretical physics over the last quarter-century.

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Continuous phase transitions are introduced, then the necessary statistical. Modern Theory of Critical Phenomena Shang-keng Ma An important contributor to our current understanding of critical phenomena, Ma introduces the beginner--especially the graduate student with no previous knowledge of the subject-to fundamental theoretical concepts such as mean field theory, the scaling hypothesis, and the renormalization group.

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This book seems to be doing the job. Totally reccomended. Leer más. Útil/5(8). This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory of phase transitions and critical phenomena. The content covers a period of more than years of theoretical research of condensed matter phases and phase transitions providing a clear interrelationship with experimental : Dimo I.

Uzunov. The aim of this book is to familiarise the reader with the rich collection of ideas, methods and results available in the theory of critical phenomena in systems with confined geometry. The existence of universal features of the finite-size effects arising due to highly correlated classical or quantum fluctuations is explained by the finite.In physics, critical phenomena is the collective name associated with the physics of critical points.

Most of them stem from the divergence of the correlation length, but also the dynamics slows down. Critical phenomena include scaling relations among different quantities, power-law divergences of some quantities described by critical exponents, universality, fractal behaviour, and ergodicity breaking.

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