Entanglement and Quantum Phase Transitions

Seminar (MVSem)

Dozenten: Prof. Dr. Thomas Gasenzer and Prof. Dr. Markus Oberthaler

Mon, 14:15 - 15:45, Fri, 15:15 - 16:45 (special dates). Room: INF 227, SR 1.404 N (Mon); SB 1.107 (Fri). [LSF]
1. Session: Fr., 17.04. (Discussion and distribution of topics); Seminar starts on 08.06.

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Topics - Prerequisites - Literature - Additional Material

Objectives see Master course manual (MVSem).

Preliminary topics

  1. Introduction to quantum phase transitions
  2. Experiments on solid-state systems
  3. Quantum criticality in ultracold atomic gases
  4. Entanglement measures in many-body systems
  5. Bipartite Entanglement
  6. Entanglement entropy
  7. Localizable entanglement
  8. Thermal entanglement
  9. Multipartite entanglement
  10. Spin squeezing and entanglement
  11. Dynamics of entanglement near criticality

Prerequisites (necessary and useful knowledge):

General literature (in alphabetic order):

Textbooks on quantum field theory Critical phenomena and quantum phase transitions Entanglement Quantum phase transitions and entanglement
Additional Material