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Topological phases of matter (Spezialvorlesung)

The goal of this course is to explore the realm of “topological quantum phases”—quantum phases that cannot be characterized by the paradigm of spontaneous symmetry breaking.

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Syllabus
- Integer- and fractional quantum Hall effects
- Symmetry protected topological phases
- Classification of non-interacting fermionic topological phases
- Topological band structures, Berry phases and Chern numbers
- Classification of interacting bosonic topological phases
- Projective representations, group cohomology and symmetry fractionalization
- Topological order and topological quantum field theories
- Anyonic statistics and fusion categories
- Topological quantum memories and quantum computation

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The goal of this course is to explore the realm of “topological quantum phases”—quantum phases that cannot be characterized by the paradigm of spontaneous symmetry breaking.

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English
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Nicolai Lang
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0711 685-65215

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Mr. Dr. Nicolai Lang

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Pfaffenwaldring 57
70550 Stuttgart
Deutschland

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Universität Stuttgart / Institut für Theoretische Physik III

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Phone, Office: 0711 685-65215
E-Mail: nicolai.lang@itp3.uni-stuttgart.de

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11. Feb 2021, 22:59