Statistical Mechanics and the Physics of the Many-Particle Model Systems
by A. L. Kuzemsky
Publisher: arXiv 2011
Number of pages: 78
The development of methods of quantum statistical mechanics is considered in light of their applications to quantum solid-state theory. We discuss fundamental problems of the physics of magnetic materials and the methods of the quantum theory of magnetism, including the method of two-time temperature Green's functions, which is widely used in various physical problems of many-particle systems with interaction.
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