Goldstone and pseudo-Goldstone bosons in nuclear, particle and condensed-matter physics Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • These notes review the effective lagrangian treatment of Goldstone and pseudo-Goldstone bosons, taking examples from high-energy/nuclear and condensed-matter physics. The contents are: 1. Goldstone Bosons 2. Pions: A Relativistic Application 3. Magnons: Nonrelativistic Applications 4. SO(5) Invariance and Superconductors 5. Bibliography

publication date

  • June 2000