Course 6: Lectures on Non-perturbative Field Theory and Quantum Impurity Problems

  title={Course 6: Lectures on Non-perturbative Field Theory and Quantum Impurity Problems},
  author={H. Saleur},
These lectures provide a simple introduction to non perturbative methods of field theory in 1 + 1 dimensions, and their application to the study of strongly correlated condensed matter problems — in particular quantum impurity problems. The level is moderately advanced, and takes the student all the way to the most recent progress in the field: many exercises and additional references are provided. In the first part, I give a sketchy introduction to conformal field theory. I then explain how… 
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