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Wikipedia Articles : Condensed Matter Physics, Wikipedia Articles under the Category : Condensed Matter Physics

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Books and Reviews:

  • General Introduction
  • 1. Principles of condensed matter physics by Chaikin and Lubensky [Amazon] [Cambridge Univ. Press] [Google]

    2. Basic Notions of Condensed Matter Physics (Advanced Book Classics) by Philip W. Anderson [Amazon] [Google]

    3. Condensed Matter Physics by Michael P. Marder [Author’s Site] [Amazon] [Google]

  • Solid State Physics
  • 1. Introduction to Solid State Physics by Charles Kittel [Amazon] [Google]

    2. Advanced Solid State Physics by Philip Phillips [Amazon]

    3. Solid State Physics by Neil W. Ashcroft , N. David Mermin [Amazon] [Google]

    4. Introduction to Solid-State Theory by Otfried Madelung [Amazon] [Google]

    5. Concepts in Solids: Lectures on the Theory of Solids by P. W. Anderson [Amazon] [Google]

    6. Principles of the Theory of Solids by J. M. Ziman [Amazon] [Google]

    7. Quantum Theory of Solids by Charles Kittel [Amazon] [Google]

    8. Solid State Physics by Giuseppe Grosso, Giuseppe Pastori Parravicini [Amazon] [Google]

  • Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena
  • 1. Lectures on Phase Transitions and the Renormalization Group by Nigel Goldenfeld [Amazon] [Google]

    2. The Theory of Critical Phenomena: an introduction to the renormalization group by J.J. Binney , N. J. Dowrick , A. J. Fisher , M. E. J. Newman [Amazon] [Google]

    3. Modern Theory of Critical Phenomena By Shang-Keng Ma [Amazon] [Google]

    4. Quantum Phase Transitions by Subir Sachdev [Amazon] [Google]

    5. Scaling and Renormalization in Statistical Physics (Cambridge Lecture Notes in Physics) by John Cardy [Amazon]

    6. Statistical Physics: Statics, Dynamics and Renormalization by Leo P. Kadanoff [Amazon] [Google]

  • Magnetism and Magnetic materials
  • 1. Interacting Electrons and Quantum Magnetism (Graduate Texts in Contemporary Physics) by Assa Auerbach [Amazon] [Google]

    2. Lecture Notes on Electron Correlation and Magnetism by Patrik Fazekas [Amazon] [Google]

  • Fermi Liquids and other quantum fluids
  • 1. Theory of Quantum Liquids: Normal Fermi Liquids By David Pines, Philippe Nozieres [Amazon] [Google]

  • Superconductivity and Superfluidity
  • 1. Introduction To Superconductivity by Michael Tinkham [Amazon(Dover)] [Google]

    2. Superconductivity of Metals and Alloys by Pierre-Gilles de Gennes [Amazon] [Google]

  • Many Body Physics and Field theoretic/Diagrammatic methods
  • 1. Quantum Theory of Many-Particle Systems by Alexander L. Fetter , John Dirk Walecka [Amazon] [Google]

    2. Many Particle Physics (Physics of Solids and Liquids) by Gerald D. Mahan [Amazon] [Google]

    3. Quantum Many Particle Systems by John W. Negele, Henri Orland [Amazon] [Google]

    4. Many-Body Quantum Theory in Condensed Matter Physics: An Introduction by Henrik Bruus, Karsten Flensberg [Amazon] [Google]

    5. Methods of Quantum Field Theory in Statistical Physics by A. A. Abrikosov, L.P.Gorkov, I. E. Dzyaloshinskii [Amazon] [Google]

    6. Quantum and Statistical Field Theory by Michel Le Bellac (Author), Gabriel Barton (Translator) [Amazon] [Google]

    7. Quantum Field Theory and Critical Phenomena By Jean Zinn-Justin [Amazon] [Google]

    8. Green’s Functions for Solid State Physicists By Sebastian Doniach, Ernst Sondheimer [Amazon] [Google]

    9. Field Theory, the Renormalization Group, and Critical Phenomena By Daniel J. Amit [Amazon] [Google]

    10. Condensed Matter Field Theory by Alexander Altland , Ben Simons [Amazon] [Google]

  • Field theory in Condensed Matter
  • 1. Quantum Field Theory in Condensed Matter Physics by Alexei M. Tsvelik [Amazon] [Google] [Cambridge Univ. Press]

    2. Field Theories of Condensed Matter Systems (Advanced Books Classics) by Fradkin [Amazon] [Google]

    3. Quantum Field Theory in Condensed Matter Physics by Naoto Nagaosa (Author), S. Heusler (Translator) [Amazon]
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    4. Quantum Field Theory in Strongly Correlated Electronic Systems by Naoto Nagaosa (Author), S. Heusler (Translator) [Amazon] [Google]

  • Soft Condensed Matter : General Concepts
  • 1. Principles of condensed matter physics by Chaikin and Lubensky [Amazon] [Cambridge Univ. Press] [Google]

    2. Soft Condensed Matter by Richard A.L. Jones [Amazon] [Google]

    3. Structured Fluids: Polymers, Colloids, Surfactants by Thomas A. Witten , Philip A. Pincus [Amazon] [Google]

    4. The Structure and Rheology of Complex Fluids by Ronald G. Larson [Amazon] [Oxford University Press UK]

    5. Basic Concepts for Simple and Complex Liquids by Jean-Louis Barrat, Jean-Pierre Hansen [Amazon] [Google] [Cambridge University Press]

    6. Soft Matter Physics: An Introduction By Oleg D. Lavrentovich, Maurice Kléman [Amazon][Google]

  • Hydrodynamics
  • 1. Hydrodynamic Fluctuations, Broken Symmetry, and Correlation Functions By Dieter H Förster [Amazon] [Google]

    2. Molecular Hydrodynamics by Jean Pierre Boon , Sidney Yip [Amazon] [Google]

  • Colloidal Dispersions
  • 1. Foundations of Colloid Science by Robert J. Hunter [Amazon][Google] [Oxford University Press UK]

    2. Colloidal Dispersions by W. B. Russel, D. A. Saville , W. R. Schowalter [Amazon] [Google] [Cambridge University Press]

  • Physics of Polymers
  • 1. Polymer Physics by M. Rubinstein , Ralph H. Colby [[Amazon][Google]

    2. Introduction to Polymer Physics by M. Doi [Amazon] [Google]

    3. Scaling Concepts in Polymer Physics By Pierre Gilles de. Gennes [Amazon] [Google]

    4. The Theory of Polymer Dynamics by M. Doi , S. F. Edwards [Amazon] [Google]

  • Liquid Crystals
  • 1. The Physics of Liquid Crystals by Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Jacques Prost [Amazon] [Google]

    2. Liquid Crystals by S. Chandrasekhar [Amazon] [Google] [Cambridge University Press]

  • Thin films, Surfaces and Interfaces
  • 1.Intermolecular And Surface Forces by Jacob N. Israelachvili[Amazon] [Google]

    2. Statistical Thermodynamics of Surfaces, Interfaces, and Membranes by Samuel A. Safran [Amazon]

    3. Polymers at Surfaces and Interfaces by Richard A. L. Jones , Randal W. Richards [Amazon] [Google] [Cambridge University Press]

  • Study of Defects in Various Phases of Matter
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