Modern Statistical Mechanics
(book in progress)

Book
Chapters

· Chapter 1 : Classical
spin systems, order and disorder, introducing the Ising model and solving the
1d case, the transfer matrix, the Peierls argument

· Chapter 2 (in progress):
The quantum/classical correspondence, the Ising Hamiltonian

· Chapter 3: Quantum
spin systems, su(2) symmetry

· Chapter 4 (in progress):
The 1+1 dimensional Ising model: the low- and high-temperature expansions,
duality, solving it using free fermions

· Chapter 5 (in progress): The XXZ chain and the
six-vertex model

·
Chapter 7 (pretty much there, updated 30/1/18):
Landau theory and the mean-field approximation

· Chapter 8 (very much in progress,updated 27/2/18): RG basics

· A later chapter:: A Conformal Field Theory
Primer (my Princeton summer school lecture notes)