Ginzburg-Landau Vortices, Coulomb Gases, and Renormalized Energies

Sylvia Serfaty

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This is a review about a series of results on vortices in the Ginzburg-Landau model of superconductivity on the one hand, and point patterns in Coulomb gases on the other hand, as well as the connections between the two topics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)660-680
Number of pages21
JournalJournal of Statistical Physics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Feb 2014


  • Coulomb gas
  • Ginzburg-Landau equations
  • Jellium
  • One-component plasma
  • Renormalized energy
  • Superconductivity
  • Vortices

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics


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