The 16th KIAS-APCTP Winter School on Statistical Physics
January 14 (Mon), 2019 ~ January 18 (Fri), 2019
■ Lecture notes

    Critical Phenomena and Renormalization Group for Millennials

    ver. 20190111



    ■ Lecture 1: "Symmetry, Topology and Phase Transitions" (Instructor: MooYoung Choi 최무영, SNU)

       1. Prologue: Statistical Mechanics   

       2. Symmetry and Order

       3. Topological Perspectives

       4. Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-ThoulessTransition

       5. Dynamic Properties

       6. Quantum Properties

       7. Epilogue

       *Lecture note: Note_Choi_ver1.pdf



    ■ Lecture 2: "Foundations of Critical Phenomena" (Instructor: Gun San Jeon 전건상, Ewha)

       1. Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena

       2. Landau Theory

       3. Scaling Hypothesis and Block Spin Transformation

       4. Renormalization Group Transformation: Basic

       *Lecture note: Note_Jeon_corrected.pdf  
       *Project: Jeon_project1.pdf  Jeon_project2.pdf


    ■ Lecture 3: Renormalization Group in Practice (Instructor: Su-Chan Park 박수찬, Catholic University)

       1. Route to a Continuous Field

       2. Diagrammatic Perturbation Theory

       3. Renormalization

       4. Renormalization Group

       5. Computation of Critical Exponents

       *Lecture note: Note_Park_ver1.pdf Supplementry_Park.pdf