Exactly Solved Models in Statistical Mechanics
by R. J. Baxter
Publisher: Academic Press 1982
Number of pages: 502
This text explores the solution of two-dimensional lattice models. Topics include basic statistical mechanics, Ising models, the mean field model, the spherical model, ice-type models, corner transfer matrices, hard hexagonal models, and elliptic functions.
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