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Statistical mechanics and field theory

Statistical mechanics and field theory

poceedings of the seventh Physics Summer School, the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 10-28 January 1994

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Published by World Scientific in Singapore, River Edge, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Statistical mechanics -- Congresses.,
  • Field theory (Physics) -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, V.V. Bazhanov & C.J. Burden.
    ContributionsBazhanov, V. V., Burden, C. J., Physics Summer School on Statistical Mechanics and Field Theory (7th : 1994 : Australian National University)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC174.7 .S74 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 461 p. :
    Number of Pages461
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL553691M
    ISBN 109810223978
    LC Control Number96135642

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      Statistical Mechanics in a Nutshell zeroes in on the most relevant and promising advances in the field, including the theory of phase transitions, generalized Brownian motion and stochastic dynamics, the methods underlying Monte Carlo simulations, complex systems--and much, much more. The essential resource on the subject, this book is the most. $\begingroup$ To understand statistical mechanics at the level of the book by Reichl, say you don't need any QFT. Some conformal field theory is needed only if you want to rigorously study critical scaling in 2D theories. Of course, for a deep understanding, one needs both. $\endgroup$ – .

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