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Wednesday, November 30th 2016
4:30 pm:
CM Journal Club in PAN 110
Speaker: Tianbai Cui
Subject: One dimensional Luttinger liquid and bosonization

I will first introduce the Luttinger model, solve it using a bosonic description and obtain the spin-charge separation. Then, I will use the Luttinger model as a case study of the field theoretical bosonization. And finally, I will discuss why we can rewrite a fermionic theory in terms of boson degrees of freedom by introducing a constructive approach of bosonization.

References:
1. Altand and Simons, Condensed matter field theory
2. Fradkin, Field theories of condensed matter physics
3. Jan von Delft and Herbert Schoeller, Bosonization for beginners - refermionization for experts

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