University of Colorado Boulder

Universal Theories

Rahul Nandkishore

Instructor: Rahul Nandkishore

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Explain the concept of universality.

  • Describe the renormalization group and how it explains universality.

  • Explain metals and insulators

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8 quizzes, 1 assignment

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the The Physics of Emergence: Introduction to Condensed Matter Specialization
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There are 4 modules in this course

This module introduces the notion of universality and introduces the renormalization group.

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11 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 peer review3 discussion prompts

This module continues the presentation of the renormalization group and explains the emergence of universality.

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10 videos2 quizzes2 peer reviews5 discussion prompts

This module explores the basics of the Band Theory of Electrons.

What's included

9 videos2 quizzes1 peer review4 discussion prompts

This module provides detailed discussion of metals and insulators.

What's included

8 videos2 quizzes1 assignment2 peer reviews4 discussion prompts

Instructor

Rahul Nandkishore
University of Colorado Boulder
3 Courses528 learners

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