Lecturer: Ali
Naji (School of Physics, IPM)
Office: Room 503,
Farmanieh Building (IPM)
Email:
a.naji@ipm.ir
; Tel: +982122280692
ext. 3039

Time:
Sundays, 14:00  15:40 and 16:30  18:10 (fourunit
course)
Starting from Sunday February 14, 2016 (Bahman
25, 1394) 
Place:
School of Physics, Institute for Research in
Fundamental Sciences (IPM),
Farmanieh Ave, Next to KouheNour Building, Tehran,
Iran
Classroom A, Ground floor, Farmanieh Central
Building (IPM)
Tutorial sessions:
Wednesdays, 10:30  12:30, Classroom A; tutored by Dr. Bahman Roostaei
(IPM) 
Course information (click
here)

Course Syllabus (click
here) 
Instructions and Suggested Topics for Term Essays (click
here)

Problem sets:

Homework #1: Thermodynamics and Statistical
Mechanics Prerequisite (I) 
Homework #2: Thermodynamics and Statistical
Mechanics Prerequisite (II) 
Quiz #1: Thermodynamics and Statistical
Mechanics Prerequisite 
Homework #3: Spin Models 
Homework #4: Continuum Limit &
HubbardStratonovich Transformation (I) 
Homework #5:
HubbardStratonovich Transformation (II): Coulomb
ﬂuids 
Homework #6:
Continuum Spin and Quantum Systems 
Homework #8:
Field Theory for Coulomb Fluids: Meanfield theory &
loop expansion 
Homework #9:
Functional Determinants 
Homework #10:
Casimir Effect & FluctuationInduced Interactions 
Homework #11: Phase Transitions & Critical Phenomena: Meanfield theory 
Homework #12: Phase Transitions & Critical Phenomena:
Gaussian fluctuations (oneloop corrections) 
Homework #13: Phase Transitions & Critical Phenomena:
Realspace RG 
Homework #14: Phase Transitions & Critical Phenomena:
Momentumspace RG 
Homework #15: Phase Transitions & Critical Phenomena:
Continuous symmetry and Goldstone (zero) modes 
Homework #16: Dissipative Dynamics of Particles and
Fields 