**Advanced Topics of Theoretical Physics II: The statistical properties of matter**

by Peter E. BlĂ¶chl

**Publisher**: TU Clausthal 2014**Number of pages**: 182

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From the table of contents: Transition-state theory; Diffusion; Monte Carlo Method; Quantum Monte Carlo; Decoherence; Notes on the Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics; Irreversible Thermodynamics; Transport; Interacting Systems and Phase Transitions; etc.

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