 IDEALS Home
 →
 College of Engineering
 →
 Dept. of Physics
 →
 Dissertations and Theses  Physics
 →
 Browse Dissertations and Theses  Physics by Contributor
Browse Dissertations and Theses  Physics by Contributor "Fradkin, Eduardo"
Now showing items 18 of 8

(20170309)There exists a wide variety of strongly correlated electronic materials, including high temperature superconductors, exotic topological insulators, and charge density wave materials, that exhibit emergent behavior that ...
application/pdf
PDF (8MB) 
(20161129)Frustrated spin systems on Kagome lattices have long been considered to be a promising candidate for realizing exotic spin liquid phases. Recently, there has been a lot of renewed interest in these systems with the discovery ...
application/pdf
PDF (6MB) 
(20180413)This thesis develops a framework for discretizing field theories that is independent of the chosen coordinates of the underlying geometry. This independence enables the framework to be more easily utilized in a variety of ...
application/pdf
PDF (2MB) 
(20170519)In this thesis, I will first derive and study the effective field theories of isotropicnematic quantum phase transitions of Quantum states. The lowenergy theory of the nematic field has z=2 dynamics due to a Berry phase ...
application/pdf
PDF (2MB) 
(20180705)This thesis is an investigation of various topological properties of 3 + 1 dimensional Bosonic gapped phases of matter. We divide our study into two main themes, the first involving shortrange entangled phases with global ...
application/pdf
PDF (2MB) 
(20180705)Inspired by recent photoemission measurements, we demonstrate that the normal state of cuprate superconductors can be described by a powerlaw liquid, a state of matter with a powerlaw selfenergy $\Sigma^{\pr\pr}\sim(\ ...
application/pdf
PDF (6MB) 
(20160812)The following thesis focuses on the scaling of entanglement entropy in lower dimensions and is divided into three main parts. Chapter 2 studies the thermal reduced density matrices in fermion and spin systems on ladders. ...
application/pdf
PDF (2MB) 
(20151204)Part I: Entanglement Entropy of 2d QuasiTopological Quantum Field Theory We compute the entanglement entropy of twodimensional quasitopological quantum field the ories (QTFTs). These are theories in which the correlation ...
application/pdf
PDF (2MB)
Now showing items 18 of 8