Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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PHYS 7083 Statistical Mechanics

(3 hours)
Review of basic statistical mechanics: detailed balance, harmonic oscillator, Bose and Fermi gases, interacting classical gas, basic phenomenology of phase transitions, Ising model, mean-field theory, dynamics of thermal fluctuations, fluctuation dissipation theory, Langevin equation, diffusion, Monte Carlo calculations. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.



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