2008

Equilibrium Statistical Physics

Phases of Matter and Phase Transitions

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ISBN: 978-3-540-74631-7 (Print) 978-3-540-74632-4 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIV

  2. Basics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-20

      Mechanics

    3. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 21-43

      Thermodynamics

    4. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 45-63

      Statistical Physics

  3. Ideal Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 67-88

      Microcanonical Ensemble

    3. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 89-119

      Canonical Ensemble

    4. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 121-159

      Grand Canonical Ensemble

  4. Non-ideal Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 163-183

      Classical Systems with Interactions

    3. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 185-231

      Phases of Matter

    4. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 233-265

      Phase Transitions

  5. More Advanced Topics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 267-267

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 269-289

      Critical Phenomena

    3. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 291-306

      Interfaces

    4. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 307-313

      Topological Defects

    5. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 315-334

      Phase Transformation Kinetics

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 335-364