Recommended Literature

General: Theory-focused but including experiment

  • P. Fazekas: Lecture Notes on Electron Correlation and Magnetism, Series in Modern Condensed Matter Physics 5, World Scientific (Singapore), 1999
  • D.I. Khomskii: Basic Aspects of the Quantum Theory of Solids: Order and Elementary Excitations (Table of contents)
  • N. F. Mott, Metal-Insulator Transitions (Taylor & Francis, London 1990)

General: A more chemistry-based point of view:

  • P.A. Cox, Transition metal oxides, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1992 [basic: more experimental]

Theory Introduction:

  • A.I. Lichtenstein, Electronic structure of complex oxides, 36th Spring School „Magnetism goes Nano“, Jülich, 2005 [basic: theory]

Research Review:

  • M. Imada, A. Fujimori, Y. Tokura: Metal-Insulator transitions, Rev. Mod. Phys. 70, 1039–1263 (1998) [research review: theory and experiment]

Advanced theory textbook on quantum magnetism:

  • A. Auerbach, Interacting Electrons and Quantum Magnetism, Graduate Texts in Contemporary Physics, Springer, Berlin 1994 [theory]

Chapter 4:

  • Siegmar Roth,David Carroll: One-Dimensional Metals: Conjugated Polymers, Organic Crystals, Carbon Nanotubes (Wiley 2004)

Chapter 5:

  • Enss, Hunklinger, Low-temperature Physics, Springer 2005 (focus more on experiments)
  • Coleman, Arxiv and Handbook of Magnetism and Advanced Magnetic Materials, Review 2007 (focus more on theory)