
Modern Statistical Mechanics
Category :Statistical Mechanics
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Table of contents: Classical spin systems, order and disorder, introducing the Ising model and solving the 1d case, the transfer matrix, the Peierls argument; The quantum/classical correspondence, th . . . . . 
Electronic Structure Theory
Category :Many body
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The goal of electonic structure theory is to be predictive!
Computational Electronic Structure Theory is an evergrowing field which
combines theoretical physics and chemistry with computer science . . . . . 
What's (the) Matter?, A Show on Elementary Particle Physics.
Category :Particle Physics
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We present the screenplay of a physics show on particle physics, by the Physikshow of Bonn University. The show is addressed at nonphysicists aged 14 and communicates basic concepts of elementar . . . . . 
The historical development of Xray Absorption Fine Spectroscopy and of its applications to Materials Science
Category :Xray
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This essay sketches the development of Xray Absorption Fine Spectroscopy (XAFS) ever since the second half of 20th century. At that time, synchrotrons started competing with Xray discharge tubes as . . . . . 
Dynamical Screening Effects in Correlated Electron Materials  A Progress Report on Combined ManyBody Perturbation and DMFT
Category :DMFT
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We give a summary of recent progress in the field of electronic structure calculations for materials with strong electronic Coulomb correlations. The discussion focuses on developments beyond the by n . . . . . 
Nonlinear response in extended systems: a realtime approach
Category :Nonlinear Optics
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In this thesis we present a new formalism to study linear and nonlinear response in extended systems. Our approach is based on realtime solution of an effective Schr"odinger equation. The coup . . . . . 