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Statistical Mechanics: A Set of Lectures

By: Richard P Feynman

Perseus Running Press

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #108803 | ISBN: 0201360764
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Physics, rather than mathematics, is the focus in this classic graduate lecture note volume on statistical mechanics and the physics of condensed matter.. Physics, rather than mathematics, is the focus in this classic graduate lecture note volume on statistical mechanics and the physics of condensed matter. This book 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.


Contents

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 metal; superconductivity; superfluidity.

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