**Lecture Notes in Statistical Mechanics and Mesoscopics**

by Doron Cohen

**Publisher**: arXiv 2011**Number of pages**: 119

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These are the lecture notes for quantum and statistical mechanics courses that are given by DC at Ben-Gurion University. Topics covered: introduction to master equations; non-equilibrium processes; fluctuation theorems; linear response theory; adiabatic transport; the Kubo formalism; and the scattering approach to mesoscopics.

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