Why the KMS states?

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 80)


Primary State Inverse Temperature Passive State Gibbs State Definite Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Pusz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical Methods in PhysicsWarsaw UniversityWarsawPoland

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