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The Kondo Problem to Heavy Fermions : Cambridge Studies in Magnetism - Alexander Cyril Hewson

The Kondo Problem to Heavy Fermions

Cambridge Studies in Magnetism

Paperback Published: 30th June 1997
ISBN: 9780521599474
Number Of Pages: 472

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This book deals with the concepts and techniques that have been developed to meet this challenge and with their application to the interpretation of experiment. The author surveys in detail the many-body techniques, scaling, renormalization group, Fermi liquid and Bethe ansatz, which lead to a solution of the Kondo problem for most of the theoretical models. The book also deals with special techniques for N-fold degenerate models for rare earth magnetic impurities. The many-body techniques developed to deal with strong correlation impurity problems have also been extended to provide a partial explanation of heavy fermion behavior.

'a superb introduction to this fascinating field.' Physics Today

Models of magnetic impurities
Resistivity calculations and the resistance minimum
The Kondo problem
Renormalization group calculations
Fermi liquid theories
Exact solutions and the Bethe ansatz
N-fold degenerate models I
N-fold degenerate models II
Theory and experiment
Strongly correlated fermions
Appendices
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ISBN: 9780521599474
ISBN-10: 0521599474
Series: Cambridge Studies in Magnetism
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 472
Published: 30th June 1997
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 15.24  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 0.73