Informal Statistical Physics Seminar

Calendar
Department of Physics Calendar
Date
Tue, Nov 14, 2017 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Location
IPST 1116 Conference Room

Description

Speaker: Professor Michael Fisher, UMCP

Title: Wilson's Renormalization Group Theory: Ken Wilson as I Knew HIm

Abstract: Ken Wilson's invention of the Renormalization Group for systems exhibiting critical phenomena -- especially as it led to the quantitatively effective "epsilon expansion" -- will be explored. I will tell of Ken's vision and of my interactions with him as a colleague and as a friend.

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