Seminar "Low Energy Physics of a Non-Fermi Liquid System" by Ipsita Mandal

Date

2015年6月12日 (金) 13:30

Location

C016, Lab1

Description

Theory of Quantum Matter Unit invites you to a seminar by Dr. Ipsita Mandal.

  • Title:  Low Energy Physics of a Non-Fermi Liquid System
  • Speaker:  Dr. Ipsita Mandal (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)
  • Date/Time:  Friday, June 12th / 13:30-14:30
  • Venue:  C016, Lab1
  • Abstract:   We devise a renormalization group analysis for quantum field theories with Fermi surface to study scaling behaviour of non-Fermi liquid states in a controlled approximation. The non-Fermi liquid fixed points are identified from a Fermi surface in (m+1) spatial dimensions, while the co-dimension of Fermi surface is also extended to a generic value. We also study superconducting instability in such systems as a function of dimension and co-dimension of the Fermi surface. The key point in this whole analysis is that unlike in relativistic QFT, the Fermi momentum $k_F$ enters as a dimensionful parameter, thus modifying the naive scaling arguments. The effective coupling constants are found to be combinations of the original coupling constants and $k_F$.

 

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