This book attempts to convey to the reader that semiclassical physics can be fun, as well as useful for understanding quantum fluctuations in interacting many-body systems. It presents applications to finite fermion systems in diverse areas of physics.

chapter 1|56 pages


chapter 2|54 pages

Quantization of integrable systems

chapter 3|32 pages

The single-particle level density

chapter 4|70 pages

The extended Thomas-Fermi model

chapter 6|62 pages

Extensions of the Gutzwiller theory

chapter 7|66 pages

Quantization of nonintegrable systems

chapter 9|4 pages

Concluding remarks