VII Training Course in the Physics of

Correlated Electron Systems and High-Tc Superconductors


Vietri sul Mare (Salerno) Italy

14 - 25 October 2002


Lecture Topics and Background References


Prof. N. Andrei

Center for Materials Theory, Serin Physics Laboratory, Rutgers University

Non-perturbative approaches to Quantum Impurities



a) Natan Andrei; Series on Modern Condensed Matter Physics - Vol. 6, 458

- 551, World Scientific, Lecture Notes of ICTP Summer Course. Editors:

S. Lundquist, G. Morandi and Yu Lu. cond-mat/9408101.

b) C. J. Bolech and N. Andrei; Solution of the Two-Channel Anderson

Impurity Model: Implications for the Heavy Fermion Ube; Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 237206 (2002).



Prof. J.T. Devreese

Departement Natuurkunde, Universiteit Antwerpen

Polarons and superconducting oxides


Dr. J. Tempere

Departement Natuurkunde, Universiteit Antwerpen

Electron-bubbles in Helium



Prof. F. Assaad

ITP III, Universitaet Stuttgart

Max Plank institute for solid state research

The numerical approach to correlated electron systems



1) The Monte Carlo Method.

2) Worldline and loop algorithms.

3) Path integral auxiliary field method I.

4) Path integral auxiliary field method II.

5) Selected topics and outlooks.




Prof. Y. Izyumov

Institute of Metal Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg

Basic models in the theory of magnetism and strongly correlated systems (diagrammatic technique and generating potential approach)


1) Introduction. Heisenberg model.

2) Heisenberg model (continuation).

3) sd-model.

4) t-J-model.

5) t-J-model (continuation). Conclusion.


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