Quantum magnetism / U. Schollwöck [and three others], editors.
- 1st ed. 2004.
- Berlin, Germany ; New York, New York : Springer, 
- Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 ; 645
Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 ; 645
1 online resource (XII, 484 p.)
- Quantum theory.
- Electronic books.
- The investigation of magnetic systems where quantum effects play a dominant role has become a very active branch of solid-state-physics research in its own right. The first three chapters of the "Quantum Magnetism" survey conceptual problems and provide insights into the classes of systems considered, namely one-dimensional, two-dimensional and molecular magnets. The following chapters introduce the methods used in the field of quantum magnetism, including spin wave analysis, exact diagonalization, quantum field theory, coupled cluster methods and the Bethe ansatz. The book closes with a chapter on quantum phase transitions and a contribution that puts the wealth of phenomena into the context of experimental solid-state physics. Closing a gap in the literature, this volume is intended both as an introductory text at postgraduate level and as a modern, comprehensive reference for researchers in the field.
- One-dimensional magnetism
Quantum magnetism in two dimensions: From semi-classical Néel order to magnetic disorder
Spin wave analysis of heisenberg magnets in restricted geometries
Simulations of pure and doped low-dimensional spin-1/2 gapped systems
Field-theoretical methods in quantum magnetism
The coupled cluster method applied to quantum magnetism
Integrability of quantum chains: Theory and applications to the spin-1/2 XXZ chain
Quantum phases and phase transitions of Mott insulators
Spin—Orbit—Topology, a triptych.
- Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Schollwöck, U. (Ulrich), editor.
- Publisher Number:
- 10.1007/b96825 doi
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