Quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics
First and second quantization, coherent state path integrals, Interacting electrons, the Hubbard model, quantum magnetism, mean field theory, Goldstone modes, Planar magnets and the Berezinskii-Kosterlitz-Thouless transition, Superfluidity, Superconductivity: phenomenology, BCS theory of superconductivity, quantum Hall effect: integer and fractional, anomalous quantum Hall effect.
Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
Read contemporary research papers in the field.
Alexander Altland, Ben Simons: Condensed Matter Field Theory