Advanced Topics of Theoretical Physics II: The statistical properties of matter
by Peter E. Blöchl
Publisher: TU Clausthal 2014
Number of pages: 182
From the table of contents: Transition-state theory; Diffusion; Monte Carlo Method; Quantum Monte Carlo; Decoherence; Notes on the Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics; Irreversible Thermodynamics; Transport; Interacting Systems and Phase Transitions; etc.
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