1st Edition

Statistical Mechanics
A Set Of Lectures





ISBN 9780201360769
Published March 5, 1998 by CRC Press
372 Pages

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Book Description

This classic graduate lecture note volume on statistical mechanics focuses on Physics, rather than mathematics. It provides a concise introduction to basic concepts and a clear presentation of difficult topics, while challenging the student to reflect upon as yet unanswered questions.

Table of Contents

Front Matter -- INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL MECHANICS -- DENSITY MATRICES -- PATH INTEGRALS -- CLASSICAL SYSTEM OF N PARTICLES -- ORDER-DISORDER THEORY -- CREATION AND ANNIHILATION OPERATORS -- SPIN WAVES -- POLARON PROBLEM -- ELECTRON GAS IN A METAL -- SUPERCONDUCTIVITY -- SUPERFLUIDITY

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