Some links to topics discussed in class:
Video 1: Pines, Coleman, Chaikin:
Emergent Behavior in Quantum Matter
Video 2: N. Goldenfeld Emergence videos
Tunneling between two configurations of ammonia molecule
Table of spontaneously broken symmetries and associated phenomena.
From P.W. Anderson, Basic Notions of Concensed Matter Physics.
On the definition of emergence in physics -- S. & S. Kivelson.
Topological defects article in RMP by Mermin
Physics Today article by Mermin discussing how the superfluid
He-A defect "boojum" acquired its name
Ising model simulation notes
Obituary for V. Berezinskii
Nobel prize citation for Kosterlitz, Thouless, Haldane 2016
Review paper by Kosterlitz on BKT physics
John Baez website on BKT physics
S. Balibar article on history of superfluidity
C.N. Yang review of ODLRO
J.A. Sauls article on pairing in neutron stars
Some analytical solutions to problems using London equations
Ken Wilson's Nobel lecture on RG
Niemeijer van Leeuwen article on real space RG applied to 2D Ising model