8.334: Statistical Physics II (Spring 2021)

Lecture 3

(zoom link: https://mit.zoom.us/j/97032390645)

Link for lecture recording from 2/22 on zoom

 


Symmetry Breaking

  • Phase diagrams of a simple ferromagnet

     

  • Coarse-grain to Landau-Ginzburg "Hamiltonian"

     

  • Saddle point integration (one variable)

  • 8.334  - last update 2/22/21 by M. Kardar