Lecture Notes in Statistical Mechanics and Mesoscopics
by Doron Cohen
Publisher: arXiv 2011
Number of pages: 119
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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