Unformatted text preview: knowledge, on the subject of the renormalization group and its role in critical phenomena. A good reference for that, at an appropriate level, is: H.J. Maris and L.P. Kadanoﬀ, “Teaching the renormalization group,” Am. J. Phys. 46 (1978) 652. A much more in-depth treatment, still at a very accessible level, can be found in the textbook “Modern theory of critical phenomena” by S.K. Ma. 1...
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- Spring '09
- Physics, Critical phenomena, Renormalization group, Kittel Ch.