Statistical Physics

  • Dietrich Stauffer
  • H. Eugene Stanley
  • Annick Lesne
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


Taking Boltzmann’s probability \(\sim \exp (-E/kT)\) as the basic axion, we derive both classical thermodynamics of the 19th century as well as quantum statistics and critical phenomena from the 20th century.


Partition Function Quantum State Canonical Ensemble Hamilton Operator Pauli Principle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dietrich Stauffer
    • 1
  • H. Eugene Stanley
    • 2
  • Annick Lesne
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsCologne UniversityCologneGermany
  2. 2.Department of Physics—Center for Polymer StudiesBoston UniversityBostonUSA
  3. 3.Laboratoire Physique Théorique de la Matière Condensée (LPTMC)Université Pierre et Marie CurieParisFrance

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