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Time-related Issues in Statistical Mechanics

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Time-related Issues in Statistical Mechanics
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Publisher: Clarkson University
Number of pages: 73

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Topics covered: The description of apparent of irreversibility; Physical origins of the arrow(s) of time; Two-time boundary value problems; The micro / macro distinction and coarse graining; Quantum mechanics with special states.

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