Book 2006

The Physics of Phase Transitions

Concepts and Applications

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ISBN: 978-3-540-33389-0 (Print) 978-3-540-33390-6 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-36

    Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics of Phase Transitions

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    Chapter

    Pages 37-77

    Dynamics of Phase Transitions

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    Chapter

    Pages 79-124

    Phase Transitions in Liquids and Solids: Solidi.cation and Melting

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    Chapter

    Pages 125-164

    Phase Transitions in Fluids

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    Chapter

    Pages 165-187

    The Glass Transition

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    Chapter

    Pages 189-213

    Gelation and Transitions in Biopolymers

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    Chapter

    Pages 215-249

    Transitions and Collective Phenomena in Solids. New Properties

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    Chapter

    Pages 251-304

    Collective Phenomena in Liquids: Liquid Crystals and Super.uidity

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    Chapter

    Pages 305-333

    Microstructures, Nanostructures and Phase Transitions

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    Chapter

    Pages 335-345

    Transitions in Thin Films

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    Chapter

    Pages 347-376

    Phase Transitions under Extreme Conditions and in Large Natural and Technical Systems

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 377-409