By J. J. Binney
Offers an advent to scaling and field-theoretic concepts, a regular apparatus particularly in quantum box concept. non-stop part transitions are brought, the required statistical mechanics is summarized, and is via ordinary versions. This e-book additionally explains and illustrates the renormalization workforce and mean-field concept.
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8. A T W O - E L E C T R O N E X A M P L E In order to obtain a better physical understanding of the solution obtained in the preceding sections, and in particular how the band splits into two parts, it is instructive to consider the problem of two electrons moving and interacting in the manner described by the Hamiltonian (10). Essentially the same problem has been considered by Slater et al. (1953) who were mainly interested in the effect of correlations on the condition for ferromagnetism. Denote by $[i,J) the spatial wave function of an eigenstate of the two electron system, \^r(i, measuring the probability of finding one electron on atom i and the other on atom j .
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The Theory of Critical Phenomena: An Introduction to the Renormalization Group (Oxford Science Publications) by J. J. Binney