Physical Effects of Geometric Phases


Berry phase has been widely used in condensed matter physics in the past two decades. This volume is a timely collection of essential papers in this important field, which is highlighted by 2016 Nobel Prize in physics and recent exciting developments in topological matters. Each chapter has an introduction, which helps readers to understand the reprints that follow.

  • Introduction
  • Geometric Phases in Momentum Space
  • Pumping, Polarization, and Orbital Magnetization
  • The Hall Effects
  • Topological Insulators
  • Artificial Gauge Fields in Real Space
  • Non-Canonical Phase Space and Quantization
  • Nonlinear Quantum Systems
  • Geometric Phase in Collective Coordinates

Readership: Mathematical, high energy and condensed matter physicists.


ISBN: 9789813225725
Cover Type: Hardcover
Page Count: 424
Year Published: 2017
Language: English

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