by Daniel F. Styer
Publisher: Oberlin College 2007
Number of pages: 247
This is a book about statistical mechanics at the advanced undergraduate level. It assumes a background in classical mechanics through the concept of phase space, in quantum mechanics through the Pauli exclusion principle, and in mathematics through multivariate calculus.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Mehran Kardar - MIT
Topics: The hydrodynamic limit and classical field theories; Phase transitions and broken symmetries: universality, correlation functions, and scaling theory; The renormalization approach to collective phenomena; Dynamic critical behavior; etc.
by Ola Bratteli, Derek W. Robinson - Springer
These two volumes present the theory of operator algebras with applications to quantum statistical mechanics. The authors' approach to the operator theory is to a large extent governed by the dictates of the physical applications.
by Christian Gogolin - arXiv
A new approach towards the foundations of Statistical Mechanics is explored. The approach is genuine quantum in the sense that statistical behavior is a consequence of objective quantum uncertainties due to entanglement and uncertainty relations.
by Ben Simons - University of Cambridge
Contents -- Preface; Chapter 1: Critical Phenomena; Chapter 2: Ginzburg-Landau Theory; Chapter 3: Scaling Theory; Chapter 4: Renormalisation Group; Chapter 5: Topological Phase Transitions; Chapter 6: Functional Methods in Quantum Mechanics.