by Sidney Redner
Publisher: Boston University 2007
The author illustrates non-equilibrium statistical physics by presenting a number of current and paradigmatic examples of systems that are out of equilibrium, and elucidates, as completely as possible, the range of techniques available to solve these systems.
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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.
by S.N. Dorogovtsev, J.F.F. Mendes - arXiv
The authors review the recent fast progress in statistical physics of evolving networks. Interest has focused mainly on the structural properties of random complex networks in communications, biology, social sciences and economics.
by R R Horgan - University of Cambridge
These notes are concerned with the physics of phase transitions: the phenomenon that in particular environments, many systems exhibit singularities in the thermodynamic variables which best describe the macroscopic state of the system.
by A. L. Kuzemsky - arXiv
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 methods of quantum theory of magnetism.