Seminars
Explorations in Condensed Matter
October 29th, 2019 LUCA TAGLIACOZZO Universitat of Barcelona

Lecture 1, at equilibrium a toy model

  • 1.1 The Ising model
  • 1.2 Order parameter, phase diagram and elementary excitations
  • 1.3 Order-disorder duality
  • 1.4 The Ising model at the critical point

Lecture 2, Universality and emergence
  • 2.1 The scaling regime
  • 2.2 Critical exponents
  • 2.3 Conformal invariance and its consequences
  • 2.4 The critical Ising spectrum

Lecture 3, Emergence from entanglement.
  • 3.1 Entanglement
  • 3.2 Scaling of entanglement
  • 3.3 Entanglement spectra and Hamiltonians
  • 3.4 The entanglement spectrum for the critical Ising model

Lecture 4, away from equilibrium
  • 4.1 The complexity out of equilibrium
  • 4.2 Quantum quenches
  • 4.3 Diagonal, Gibbs and Generalized Gibbs
  • 4.4 Scent of criticality emergence out of equilibrium.



Theory Lecture, October 1, 8, 22, and 29; 2019, 10:15. Blue Lecture Room

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