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Statistical mechanics : a set of lectures / R.P. Feynman ; notes taken by R. Kikuchi and H.A. Feiveson ; edited by Jacob Shaham.


Reading, Mass. : W.A. Benjamin, ©1972.
ISBN 0805325085, 0805325093, 9780805325089, 9780805325096

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Subjects Einführung.
Enseignement.
Fisica Estatistica (Mec Estatistica)
Mecanique statistique.
Mécanique statistique.
Physique.
Statistical mechanics.
Statistische Mechanik.
Statistische mechanica.
Series Frontiers in physics.
Description xii, 354 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 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 a metal -- Superconductivity -- Superfluidity.
Genre Lehrbuch.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00550700
(OCoLC)550700
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