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Field Theory for Nonequilibrium Systems

Wintersemester 2016/2017


Wednesday 8:30 – 10.30, Jungiusstrasse 9,  Seminar Room 6

Friday 14:15-15:45, CFEL building, Luruper Chaussee 149 (DESY), SR O2.104 (2nd floor).


Friday 16:00-17:30, CFEL building 99, Luruper Chaussee 149 (DESY), SR O2.104 (2nd floor).

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The study of non-equilibrium phenomena in many-body systems has become a very active field of research, with applications to laser-induced dynamics in complex solids and cold atom systems (“quantum simulators”), as well as transport in quantum dots and nanostructures. The course will cover the basic theoretical concepts in this field (using the language of path integrals and field theoretical techniques), including non-equilibrium statistical physics, classical stochastic systems (Langevin Equation, Fokker-Planck equation), the Keldysh formalism, and quantum transport.

Lecture Notes


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