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PHYS 516 - Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics (3)


Fundamental principles of classical and quantum statistics. Non-interacting Boltzmann, Bose and Fermi systems. Superconductivity, BE condensation and phase transitions. Fluctuation and kinetic theory, interacting particles via Monte Carlo techniques. Laws of thermodynamics and applications. PHYS 520 recommended.

Prerequisites: PHYS 310  or equivalent upper-division Thermodynamics, PHYS 510 .

Graduate-level



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