Topological Defects and the Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Symmetry Breaking Phase Transitions Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Held in
- List Price: $279.00
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Kluwer Academic Pub
- Publish date: 03/01/2000
- ISBN: 9780792362043
- ISBN10: 0792362047
The present book begins with a Condensed Matter -- High Energy & Cosmology dictionary, prepared by Grigory Volovik, which gives a common basis to ideas pertaining to these branches of modern physics. The following papers, written by experts in their respective fields, provide the fundamental concepts of symmetry-breaking phase transitions. The book represents the fruits of an exchange of ideas between particle physicists, cosmologists and condensed matter physicists.