Principles of Condensed Matter PhysicsNow in paperback, this book provides an overview of the physics of condensed matter systems. Assuming a familiarity with the basics of quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics, the book establishes a general framework for describing condensed phases of matter based on symmetries and conservation laws. After surveying the structure and properties of materials with different symmetries, it explores the role of spatial dimensionality and microscopic interactions in determining the nature of phase transitions. Particular attention is given to critical phenomena and renormalization group methods. The properties of liquids, liquid crystals, quasicrystals, crystalline solids, magnetically ordered systems and amorphous solids are investigated in terms of their symmetry, generalized rigidity, hydrodynamics and topological defect structure. In addition to serving as a course text, this book is an essential reference for students and researchers in physics, applied physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering, who are interested in modern condensed matter physics. 
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User Review  Rachele  GoodreadsThis book is great I regularly use it for reference. I took a reading course about 5 years ago using the last couple of chapters of this book (topolical defects and stuff) and I remember that there were lots of typos. But whatev. I mean, it's a long book to write. Read full review
Contents
1 Overview  1 
12 An example H₂O  3 
2 The liquidgas phase transition  4 
3 Spatial correlations in the liquid state  5 
4 Ice crystallized water  8 
5 Broken symmetry and rigidity  10 
6 Dislocations topological defects  12 
7 Universality of the water example  13 
2 Elasticity of classical harmonic lattices  332 
the stress tensor  334 
2 Stressstrain relations  337 
3 The Eulerian stress tensor  338 
67 The nonlinear sigma model  341 
Bibliography  347 
correlation and response  353 
71 Dynamic correlation and response functions  354 
8 Fluctuations and spatial dimension  15 
9 Overview of book  16 
13 Energies and potentials  17 
2 Van der Waals attraction  18 
3 Molecular hydrogen the HeitlerLondon approach  20 
4 Hardsphere repulsion  22 
5 Exchange interaction and magnetism  24 
6 The hydrogen molecule molecular orbitals and bands in metals  25 
Bibliography  28 
2 Structure and scattering  29 
22 Photons neutrons or electrons  33 
23 The density operator and its correlation functions  34 
24 Liquids and gases  38 
1 Hardsphere liquids  40 
25 Crystalline solids  43 
2 The reciprocal lattice  45 
3 Periodic functions  46 
4 Bragg scattering  47 
26 Symmetry and crystal structure  49 
1 Twodimensional Bravais lattices  50 
2 Threedimensional Bravais lattices  53 
3 Close packed structures  56 
4 Space groups  57 
27 Liquid crystals  58 
2 SmecticsA and C  61 
3 Hexatic phases  65 
4 Discotic phases  68 
28 One and twodimensional order in threedimensional materials  71 
29 Incommensurate structures  77 
210 Quasicrystals  82 
211 Magnetic order  85 
212 Random isotropic fractals  90 
Appendix 2A Fourier transforms  97 
2 d dimensions  99 
3 Transforms on a lattice  100 
Bibliography  101 
References  102 
Problems  103 
3 Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics  108 
1 The first law of thermodynamics  109 
2 The second law of thermodynamics  111 
4 Thermodynamic potentials  112 
5 Stability criteria  113 
6 Homogeneous functions  115 
7 Equations of state  116 
phase space and ensembles  117 
33 The ideal gas  122 
34 Spatial correlations in classical systems  123 
35 Ordered systems  127 
36 Symmetry order parameters and models  132 
1 Discrete symmetries  135 
2 Continuous symmetries  137 
3 Models  139 
Appendix 3A Functional derivatives  140 
Bibliography  142 
4 Meanfield theory  144 
41 BraggWilliams theory  146 
42 Landau theory  151 
43 The Ising and nvector models  152 
1 The nonlocal susceptibility and the correlation length  154 
2 On symmetry  156 
3 Some meanfield transitions  157 
44 The liquidgas transition  159 
1 The critical point and the critical isochore  162 
2 The coexistence curve  165 
45 The firstorder nematictoisotropic transition  168 
46 Multicritical points  172 
1 Tricritical points  173 
2 Metamagnets and FeCl₂  175 
3 He³ He⁴ mixtures and the BlumeEmeryGriffiths model  179 
4 Bicritical and tetracritical points  181 
5 Lifshitz points  184 
47 The liquidsolid transition  188 
1 Are all crystals BCC?  189 
2 Criterion for freezing  192 
4 Changes in density  194 
5 Density functional theory  195 
48 Variational meanfield theory  198 
2 The meanfield approximation  200 
3 The sstate Potts model  201 
4 The On classical Heisenberg model  202 
5 DebyeHuckel theory  204 
Bibliography  208 
References  209 
5 Field theories critical phenomena and the renormalization group  213 
51 Breakdown of meanfield theory  214 
1 Meanfield transitions revisited  216 
52 Construction of a field theory  217 
2 Lattice field theories and their continuum limit  219 
3 Gaussian integrals  221 
4 Meanfield theory from functional integrals  223 
5 Breakdown of meanfield theory revisited  225 
53 The selfconsistent field approximation  226 
1 The nvector model in the limit n oo  229 
54 Critical exponents universality and scaling  230 
2 Scaled equation of state  234 
3 Multicritical points  235 
4 Amplitude ratios  236 
5 Theoretical calculations of critical exponents and amplitude ratios  237 
56 The onedimensional Ising model  242 
2 Decimation and renormalization  245 
57 The MigdalKadanoff procedure  248 
2 General properties of recursion relations  252 
3 The Potts lattice gas and krypton on graphite  253 
58 Momentum shell renormalization group  256 
2 Correlation functions  260 
3 The Gaussian model  261 
4 The eexpansion  263 
5 nvector model with cubic anisotropy  267 
6 Quadratic anisotropy  269 
7 Crossover  270 
8 Dangerous irrelevant variables  273 
9 The utility of the eexpansion  275 
Appendix 5A The HubbardStratonovich transformation  276 
Appendix 5B Diagrammatic perturbation theory  277 
Bibliography  283 
6 Generalized elasticity  288 
61 The xymodel  289 
2 Boundary conditions and external fields  290 
3 The Josephson scaling relation  292 
4 Fluctuations  293 
5 Longrange order quasilongrange order and disorder  295 
6 Resistance of a conducting medium  297 
62 On symmetry and nematic liquid crystals  298 
3 Cells with nonuniform n  300 
4 The Freedericksz transition  302 
5 The twisted nematic display  304 
6 Fluctuations and light scattering  306 
Smectic liquid crystals  308 
1 The elastic free energy  309 
2 Fluctuations  312 
3 Nonlinearities  314 
4 The nematictosmecticA transition  315 
strain and elastic energy  316 
2 The elastic free energy  318 
3 Isotropic and cubic solids  319 
4 Fluctuations  321 
5 Mercury chain salts onedimensional crystals  322 
6 Xenon on graphite a twodimensional crystal  324 
7 Vacancies and interstitials  325 
8 Bondangle order and rotational and translational elasticity  328 
9 Elastic constants from density functional theory  329 
65 Lagrangian elasticity  330 
2 Response functions  355 
72 The harmonic oscillator  359 
2 The damped oscillator  360 
3 The response function  362 
4 Dissipation  365 
73 Elastic waves and phonons  366 
2 Acoustic phonons in a harmonic lattice  367 
74 Diffusion  369 
2 The Green function and dynamic response  370 
3 The response function  371 
4 External potentials and the Einstein relation  373 
5 Brownian motion  375 
6 Cooperative diffusion versus selfdiffusion  376 
7 Master equation for diffusion on a lattice  378 
75 Langevin theory  381 
2 Correlation functions for diffusion  383 
3 Shorttime behavior  385 
4 Fluctuationdissipation theorem for the harmonic oscillator  387 
5 The FokkerPlanck and Smoluchowski equations  388 
76 Formal properties of response functions  390 
2 Symmetry properties of response functions  392 
3 Dissipation  394 
4 Spectral representations of  395 
5 The fluctuationdissipation theorem  397 
6 Sum rules and moment expansions  398 
77 Inelastic scattering  399 
2 Fermi golden rule and neutron scattering  400 
3 The Fermi pseudopotential  402 
4 Coherent and incoherent scattering  404 
5 Crosssections and correlation functions  405 
6 Neutron scattering from crystals  406 
7 Magnetic scattering  407 
8 How neutron scattering experiments are actually done  408 
9 Scattering of charged particles and photons  410 
Bibliography  411 
Hydrodynamics  417 
82 A tutorial example rigid rotors on a lattice  419 
1 Description of the model  420 
2 The disordered phase  421 
3 The ordered phase  426 
4 Excitations from the classical ground state  430 
5 The Goldstone theorem  432 
7 Summary  433 
83 Spin systems  434 
2 Generalized Heisenberg models  435 
3 The planar magnet  436 
4 The isotropic antiferromagnet  438 
5 Isotropic ferromagnets  439 
84 Hydrodynamics of simple fluids  440 
1 Conservation laws  441 
2 Thermodynamics with mass motion  443 
3 The entropy production equation  444 
4 Dissipationless hydrodynamics  445 
5 Dissipation  446 
6 The NavierStokes equations  448 
7 Hydrodynamic modes  449 
8 Light scattering  452 
9 Twocomponent fluids  453 
85 Liquid crystals crystalline solids and superfluid helium  454 
2 SmecticA liquid crystals  456 
3 Crystalline solids  459 
4 Superfluid helium  460 
86 Stochastic models and dynamic critical phenomena  464 
2 Dissipative dynamics  466 
3 Dynamic scaling  469 
4 Poisson bracket terms  472 
5 Models with Poisson brackets  475 
6 Modemode coupling  477 
87 Nucleation and spinodal decomposition  479 
1 Nucleation with a nonconserved order parameter  480 
2 Symmetric unstable quench with model A dynamics  483 
3 Conserved order parameters and spinodal decomposition  484 
491  
Problems  492 
9 Topological defects  495 
1 Vortex pairs  499 
3 Order parameter spaces and homotopy  501 
92 Examples of topological defects  506 
2 Dislocations in smectic liquid crystals  507 
3 Periodic solids  512 
4 Volterra construction  515 
6 Disclinations in crystals  517 
7 Strength of crystals  518 
8 Crystal growth  522 
10 Nematic and hexatic liquid crystals  524 
93 Energies of vortices and dislocations  526 
2 Analogy with magnetism  530 
3 Energies of dislocations in crystals  531 
4 Dislocations in smectic liquid crystals  536 
94 Vortex unbinding and the KosterlitzThouless transition  542 
2 Vortex unbinding in two dimensions the Kosterlitz Thouless transition  544 
3 Superfluid helium films  551 
95 Dislocation mediated melting  555 
1 Effects of a substrate  558 
2 Experiments and numerical simulation  559 
96 The twistgrainboundary phase  561 
2 The thermodynamic critical field  564 
3 The lower critical field  565 
4 The upper critical field  566 
5 Xray scattering  568 
6 Analogy with superconductivity  571 
Appendix 9A Notes on the KosterlitzThouless transition  573 
2 Longitudinal and transverse response  575 
3 The spin correlation function  577 
Appendix 9B Duality and the Villain model  578 
1 Potts models  579 
2 The xy Villain and lattice Coulombgas models  582 
584  
585  
Walls kinks and solitons  590 
101 Some simple examples  591 
102 Domain walls in meanfield theory  595 
1 The ϕ⁴ kink  597 
2 The sineGordon soliton  599 
103 The FrenkelKontorowa model  601 
2 Discommensurations  602 
3 Devils staircases and the FK phase diagram  603 
4 The continuum approximation  605 
5 Nature of solutions  608 
6 The minimum energy solution  610 
7 Repulsive interaction between discommensurations  613 
9 Compressional elastic constants  614 
10 Phasons  615 
11 Pinned phasons  617 
12 Extension to two dimensions  618 
104 Fluctuating walls  620 
2 Curvature  623 
3 Energy of a surface  625 
4 Fluctuations in the harmonic approximation  626 
5 Nonlinearities and renormalization in fluid membranes  629 
6 Polymerized membranes  630 
105 Arrays of fluctuating walls  635 
2 Honeycomb lattice of walls  638 
4 Dislocations and the CI transition  640 
106 Roughening and faceting  643 
2 The roughening transition  646 
3 Faceting  648 
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656  
Glossary  662 
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