The third term discusses the application of statistical mechanics to interacting quantum systems and some special topics. These notes are not intended to be a complete account of the class discussion, but attempt to summarize the main points.

- Lecture 1:
*Second Quantization* - Lecture 2:
*Feynman Diagrams* - Lecture 3:
*Weakly Interacting Bose Gas* - Lecture 4:
*Superfluidity* - Lecture 5:
*Vortex Lines* - Lecture 6:
*Kosterlitz-Thouless Transition* - Lecture 7:
*Bose-Einstein Condensation in Atomic Traps* - Lecture 8:
*Weakly Interacting Fermions* - Lecture 9:
*Fermi Liquid Theory: Principles* - Lecture 10:
*Fermi Liquid Theory: Thermodynamics* - Lecture 11:
*Collective Modes in Fermi Liquid* - Lecture 12:
*Superconductivity: Microscopics* - Lecture 13:
*Superconductivity: Thermodynamics and Superflow* - Lecture 14:
*Superconductivity: Ginzburg-Landau Theory* - Lecture 15:
*Monte Carlo Method* - Lecture 16:
*Quantum Monte Carlo* - Lecture 17:
*Path Integral Method* - Lecture 18:
*Applications of Path Integrals to Superfluidity*

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Michael Cross