Preface Part 1. Introduction 1. Second Quantization 2. Statistical Mechanics Part 2. Ground-state (Zero-temperature) Formalism 3. Green's Functions and Field Theory (Fermions) 4. Fermi Systems 5. Linear Response and Collective Modes 6. Bose Systems Part 3. Finite-Temperature Formalism 7. Field Theory at Finite Temperature 8. Physical Systems at Finite Temperature 9. Real-Time Green's Functions and Linear Response Part 4. Canonical Transformations Part 5. Applications to Physical Systems 11. Nuclear Matter 12. Phonons and Electrons 13. Superconductivity 14. Superfluid Helium 15. Applications to Finite Systems: The Atomic Nucleus Appendix A. Definite Integrals Appendix B. Review of the Theory of Angular Momentum Index
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