Electron Correlations & Magnetism

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  • To get insight into fundamentals of magnetism and electron correlations in solids.
  • To learn about principles of advanced experimental methods and their interpretation.
  • To understand the basic concepts of electron correlation in solids and its implications.
  • To apply this knowledge to understand and to assess modern research trends in condensed matter physics.


Lecturer: Prof. Rüdiger Klingeler

Location: Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics INF 227,  SR 2.404

Time: Tue, 13:15 - 14:45 h and Thu, 13:15 - 14:45 h

SWS: 6; Credit Points: 8

Tutorials: Weekly on Wednesday, 14:15 - 15:45 h (KIP, SR 3.404)

Tutor: Dr. Changhyun Koo



  • Magnetism and electronic properties of atoms and ions
  • Electronic properties of solids, crystal field theory
  • Magnetism in metals, micro- and nanomagnetism
  • Hubbard model, Mott insulators
  • Magnetism in insulators, magnetic interactions
  • Collective phenomena: spin ordering and phase transitions
  • Magnetoresistive Effects
  • Quantum Magnets
  • Magnetism and high-temperature superconductivity  


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