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Tura i Brugu??s, Jordi 
Characterizing Entanglement and Quantum Correlations Constrained by Symmetry 
I10461 
2017 
eBook 

2 
Hertel, Peter 
Quantum Theory and Statistical Thermodynamics 
I10295 
2017 
eBook 

3 
Aidelsburger, Monika 
Artificial Gauge Fields with Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices 
I10237 
2016 
eBook 

4 
Pinheiro, Fernanda 
Multispecies Systems in Optical Lattices 
I10125 
2016 
eBook 

5 
Barenghi, Carlo F 
A Primer on Quantum Fluids 
I10045 
2016 
eBook 

6 
Satz, Helmut 
Extreme States of Matter in Strong Interaction Physics 
I10023 
2018 
eBook 

7 
LewisSwan, Robert J 
Ultracold Atoms for Foundational Tests of Quantum Mechanics 
I09967 
2016 
eBook 

8 
Iftikhar, Zubair 
Charge Quantization and Kondo Quantum Criticality in FewChannel Mesoscopic Circuits 
I09929 
2018 
eBook 

9 
Sugiura, Sho 
Formulation of Statistical Mechanics Based on Thermal Pure Quantum States 
I09901 
2017 
eBook 

10 
Nolting, Wolfgang 
Theoretical Physics 7 
I09888 
2017 
eBook 


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Title  Characterizing Entanglement and Quantum Correlations Constrained by Symmetry 
Author(s)  Tura i Brugu??s, Jordi 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 
Description  XXV, 237 p. 17 illus., 8 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This thesis focuses on the study and characterization of entanglement and nonlocal correlations constrained under symmetries. It includes original results as well as detailed methods and explanations for a number of different threads of research: positive partial transpose (PPT) entanglement in the symmetric states; a novel, experimentally friendly method to detect nonlocal correlations in manybody systems; the nonequivalence between entanglement and nonlocality; and elemental monogamies of correlations. Entanglement and nonlocal correlations constitute two fundamental resources for quantum information processing, as they allow novel tasks that are otherwise impossible in a classical scenario. However, their elusive characterization is still a central problem in quantum information theory. The main reason why such a fundamental issue remains a formidable challenge lies in the exponential growth in complexity of the Hilbert space as well as the space of multipartite correlations. Physical systems of interest, on the other hand, display symmetries that can be exploited to reduce this complexity, opening the possibility that some of these questions become tractable for such systems 
ISBN,Price  9783319495712 
Keyword(s)  1. Condensed materials
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
5. Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
6. QUANTUM COMPUTERS
7. Quantum Gases and Condensates
8. Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics
9. QUANTUM PHYSICS
10. SPINTRONICS

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Title  Quantum Theory and Statistical Thermodynamics : Principles and Worked Examples 
Author(s)  Hertel, Peter 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 
Description  XIV, 368 p. 27 illus., 17 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This textbook presents a concise yet detailed introduction to quantum physics. Concise, because it condenses the essentials to a few principles. Detailed, because these few principles ??? necessarily rather abstract ??? are illustrated by several telling examples. A fairly complete overview of the conventional quantum mechanics curriculum is the primary focus, but the huge field of statistical thermodynamics is covered as well. The text explains why a few key discoveries shattered the prevailing broadly accepted classical view of physics. First, matter appears to consist of particles which, when propagating, resemble waves. Consequently, some observable properties cannot be measured simultaneously with arbitrary precision. Second, events with single particles are not determined, but are more or less probable. The essence of this is that the observable properties of a physical system are to be represented by noncommuting mathematical objects instead of real numbers. Chapters on exceptionally simple, but highly instructive examples illustrate this abstract formulation of quantum physics. The simplest atoms, ions, and molecules are explained, describing their interaction with electromagnetic radiation as well as the scattering of particles. A short introduction to many particle physics with an outlook on quantum fields follows. There is a chapter on maximally mixed states of very large systems, that is statistical thermodynamics. The following chapter on the linear response to perturbations provides a link to the material equations of continuum physics. Mathematical details which would hinder the flow of the main text have been deferred to an appendix. The book addresses university students of physics and related fields. It will attract graduate students and professionals in particular who wish to systematize or refresh their knowledge of quantum physics when studying specialized texts on solid state and materials physics, advanced optics, and other modern fields 
ISBN,Price  9783319585956 
Keyword(s)  1. Condensed materials
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
5. Quantum Gases and Condensates
6. QUANTUM PHYSICS
7. STATISTICAL PHYSICS
8. Statistical Physics and Dynamical Systems

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Title  Artificial Gauge Fields with Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices 
Author(s)  Aidelsburger, Monika 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  XIII, 172 p. 76 illus., 2 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This work reports on the generation of artificial magnetic fields with ultracold atoms in optical lattices using laserassisted tunneling, as well as on the first Chernnumber measurement in a nonelectronic system. It starts with an introduction to the Hofstadter model, which describes the dynamics of charged particles on a square lattice subjected to strong magnetic fields. This model exhibits energy bands with nonzero topological invariants called Chern numbers, a property that is at the origin of the quantum Hall effect. The main part of the work discusses the realization of analog systems with ultracold neutral atoms using laserassistedtunneling techniques both from a theoretical and experimental point of view. Staggered, homogeneous and spindependent flux distributions are generated and characterized using twodimensional optical superlattice potentials. Additionally their topological properties are studied via the observation of bulk topological currents. The experimental techniques presented here offer a unique setting for studying topologically nontrivial systems with ultracold atoms 
ISBN,Price  9783319258294 
Keyword(s)  1. Condensed materials
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. LOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS
5. LOW TEMPERATURES
6. Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
7. QUANTUM COMPUTERS
8. Quantum Gases and Condensates
9. Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics
10. SPINTRONICS

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Title  Multispecies Systems in Optical Lattices : From Orbital Physics in Excited Bands to Effects of Disorder 
Author(s)  Pinheiro, Fernanda 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  XVI, 126 p. 44 illus., 16 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This highly interdisciplinary thesis covers a wide range of topics relating to the interface of cold atoms, quantum simulation, quantum magnetism and disorder. With a selfcontained presentation, it provides a broad overview of the rapidly evolving area of cold atoms and is of interest to both undergraduates and researchers working in the field. Starting with a general introduction to the physics of cold atoms and optical lattices, it extends the theory to that of systems with different multispecies atoms. It advances the theory of manybody quantum systems in excited bands (of optical lattices) through an extensive study of the properties of both the meanfield and strongly correlated regimes. Particular emphasis is given to the context of quantum simulation, where as shown here, the orbital degree of freedom in excited bands allows the study of exotic models of magnetism not easily achievable with the previous alternative systems. In addition, it proposes a new model Hamiltonian that serves as a quantum simulator of various disordered systems in different symmetry classes that can easily be reproduced experimentally. This is of great interest, especially for the study of disorder in 2D quantum systems. 
ISBN,Price  9783319434643 
Keyword(s)  1. Condensed materials
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. LOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS
5. LOW TEMPERATURES
6. Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
7. QUANTUM COMPUTERS
8. Quantum Gases and Condensates
9. Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics
10. QUANTUM PHYSICS
11. SPINTRONICS

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Title  A Primer on Quantum Fluids 
Author(s)  Barenghi, Carlo F;Parker, Nick G 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  XIII, 119 p. 56 illus., 34 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  The aim of this primer is to cover the essential theoretical information, quickly and concisely, in order to enable senior undergraduate and beginning graduate students to tackle projects in topical research areas of quantum fluids, for example, solitons, vortices and collective modes. The selection of the material, both regarding the content and level of presentation, draws on the authors analysis of the success of relevant research projects with newcomers to the field, as well as of the students feedback from many taught and selfstudy courses on the subject matter. Starting with a brief historical overview, this text covers particle statistics, weakly interacting condensates and their dynamics and finally superfluid helium and quantum turbulence. At the end of each chapter (apart from the first) there are some exercises. Detailed solutions can be made available to instructors upon request to the authors. 
ISBN,Price  9783319424767 
Keyword(s)  1. Condensed materials
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. Fluid and Aerodynamics
5. FLUIDS
6. LOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS
7. LOW TEMPERATURES
8. Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
9. Quantum Gases and Condensates

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Title  Extreme States of Matter in Strong Interaction Physics : An Introduction 
Author(s)  Satz, Helmut 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2018. 
Description  XV, 288 p : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book is a coursetested primer on the thermodynamics of strongly interacting matter ??? a profound and challenging area of both theoretical and experimental modern physics. Analytical and numerical studies of statistical quantum chromodynamics provide the main theoretical tool, while in experiments, highenergy nuclear collisions are the key for extensive laboratory investigations. As such, the field straddles statistical, particle and nuclear physics, both conceptually and in the methods of investigation used. The book addresses, above all, the many young scientists starting their scientific research in this field, providing them with a general, selfcontained introduction that highlights the basic concepts and ideas and explains why we do what we do. Much of the book focuses on equilibrium thermodynamics: first it presents simplified phenomenological pictures, leading to critical behavior in hadronic matter and to a quarkhadron phase transition. This is followed by elements of finite temperature lattice QCD and an exposition of the important results obtained through the computer simulation of the lattice formulation. It goes on to clarify the relationship between the resulting critical behavior due to symmetry breaking/restoration in QCD, before turning to the QCD phase diagram. The presentation of bulk equilibrium thermodyamics is completed by studying the properties of the quarkgluon plasma as a new state of strongly interacting matter. The final chapters of the book are devoted to more specific topics that arise when nuclear collisions are considered as a tool for the experimental study of QCD thermodynamics. This second edition includes a new chapter on the hydrodynamic evolution of the medium produced in nuclear collisions. Since the study of flow for strongly interacting fluids has gained everincreasing importance over the years, it is dealt with it in some detail, including comments on gauge/gravity duality. Moreover, other aspects of experimental studies are brought up to date, such as the search for critical behavior in multihadron production, the calibration of quarkonium production in nuclear collisions, and the relation between strangeness suppression and deconfinement 
ISBN,Price  9783319718941 
Keyword(s)  1. ASTROPHYSICS
2. Astrophysics and Astroparticles
3. COMPLEX SYSTEMS
4. Condensed materials
5. DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
6. EBOOK
7. EBOOK  SPRINGER
8. Elementary particles (Physics)
9. Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
10. Heavy ions
11. NUCLEAR PHYSICS
12. Nuclear Physics, Heavy Ions, Hadrons
13. Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
14. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY
15. Quantum Gases and Condensates
16. STATISTICAL PHYSICS
17. Statistical Physics and Dynamical Systems

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Title  Ultracold Atoms for Foundational Tests of Quantum Mechanics 
Author(s)  LewisSwan, Robert J 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 
Description  XVI, 156 p. 35 illus., 14 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This thesis presents a theoretical investigation into the creation and exploitation of quantum correlations and entanglement among ultracold atoms. Specifically, it focuses on these nonclassical effects in two contexts: (i) tests of local realism with massive particles, e.g., violations of a Bell inequality and the EPR paradox, and (ii) realization of quantum technology by exploitation of entanglement, for example quantumenhanced metrology. In particular, the work presented in this thesis emphasizes the possibility of demonstrating and characterizing entanglement in realistic experiments, beyond the simple ???toymodels??? often discussed in the literature. The importance and relevance of this thesis are reflected in a spate of recent publications regarding experimental demonstrations of the atomic HongOuMandel effect, observation of EPR entanglement with massive particles and a demonstration of an atomic SU(1,1) interferometer. With a separate chapter on each of these systems, this thesis is at the forefront of current research in ultracold atomic physics. 
ISBN,Price  9783319410487 
Keyword(s)  1. Condensed materials
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
5. QUANTUM COMPUTERS
6. Quantum Gases and Condensates
7. Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics
8. QUANTUM PHYSICS
9. SPINTRONICS

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Title  Charge Quantization and Kondo Quantum Criticality in FewChannel Mesoscopic Circuits 
Author(s)  Iftikhar, Zubair 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2018. 
Description  XIII, 137 p. 73 illus., 47 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This thesis explores several fundamental topics in mesoscopic circuitries that incorporate few electronic conduction channels. The reported results establish a new state of the art in a field that has been waiting for this kind of experiments for decades. The first experiments address the quantized character of charge in circuits. The thesis discusses the charge quantization criterion, observes the predicted charge quantization scaling, and demonstrates a crossover toward a universal behavior as temperature is increased. In turn, the second set of experiments explores the unconventional quantum critical physics that arises in the multichannel Kondo model. At the symmetric quantum critical point, the predicted universal Kondo fixed points and scaling exponents are observed, and the full numerical renormalization group scaling curves validated. In addition, the thesis explores the crossover from quantum criticality: direct visualization of the development of a quantum phase transition, the parameter space for quantum criticality, as well as universality and scaling behaviors 
ISBN,Price  9783319946856 
Keyword(s)  1. Condensed materials
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS
5. Electronic Circuits and Devices
6. LOW TEMPERATURE PHYSICS
7. LOW TEMPERATURES
8. Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
9. Quantum Gases and Condensates
10. QUANTUM PHYSICS

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Title  Formulation of Statistical Mechanics Based on Thermal Pure Quantum States 
Author(s)  Sugiura, Sho 
Publication  Singapore, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer Singapore, 2017. 
Description  XII, 73 p. 4 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This thesis introduces the concept of "thermal pure quantum (TPQ) states", which are pure quantum states in equilibrium. The author establishes a new formulation of statistical mechanics based on the TPQ states. This formulation allows us to obtain not only mechanical variables but also thermodynamic variables such as entropy and free energy from a single TPQ state. Furthermore, the formulation provides a new physical description in which all fluctuations including thermally driven ones are uniquely identified to be quantum fluctuations. The use of TPQ formulation has practical advantages in its application to numerical computations and allows for significant reduction in computation cost in numerics. For demonstration purposes, a numerical computation based on TPQ formulation is applied to a frustrated twodimensional quantum spin model, and the result is also included in this book. 
ISBN,Price  9789811015069 
Keyword(s)  1. COMPLEX SYSTEMS
2. Condensed materials
3. DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS
4. EBOOK
5. EBOOK  SPRINGER
6. Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
7. Quantum Gases and Condensates
8. QUANTUM PHYSICS
9. STATISTICAL PHYSICS
10. Statistical Physics and Dynamical Systems
11. Strongly Correlated Systems, Superconductivity
12. SUPERCONDUCTIVITY
13. SUPERCONDUCTORS

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Title  Theoretical Physics 7 : Quantum Mechanics  Methods and Applications 
Author(s)  Nolting, Wolfgang 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2017. 
Description  XIV, 565 p. 32 illus., 14 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This textbook offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to methods and applications in quantum mechanics, one of the core components of undergraduate physics courses. It follows on naturally from the previous volumes in this series, thus developing the understanding of quantized states further on. The first part of the book introduces the quantum??theory of angular momentum and approximation methods.??More complex themes are covered in the second part of the book, which describes??multiple particle systems and scattering theory. Ideally suited to undergraduate students with some grounding in the basics of quantum mechanics, the book is enhanced throughout with learning features such as boxed inserts and chapter summaries, with key mathematical derivations highlighted to aid understanding. The text is supported by numerous worked examples and end of chapter problem sets.?? About the Theoretical Physics series Translated from the renowned and highly successful German editions, the eight volumes of this series cover the complete core curriculum of theoretical physics at undergraduate level. Each volume is selfcontained and provides all the material necessary for the individual course topic. Numerous problems with detailed solutions support a deeper understanding. Nolting is famous for his refined didactical style and has been referred to as the "German Feynman" in reviews 
ISBN,Price  9783319633244 
Keyword(s)  1. Condensed materials
2. EBOOK
3. EBOOK  SPRINGER
4. Phase transformations (Statistical physics)
5. Quantum Gases and Condensates
6. QUANTUM PHYSICS

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