Topological Quantum Numbers in Nonrelativistic Physics

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Author: David J. Thouless
Publisher: World Scientific
Pages: 174
Language: english
Year: 1998
ISBN 10: 981-02-3025-7
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Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Topological quantum numbers are distinguished from quantum numbers based on symmetry because they are insensitive to the imperfections of the systems in which they are observed. They have become very important in precision measurements in recent years,...