Fermilab Fermilab Core Computing Division

Library Home |  Ask a Librarian library@fnal.gov |  Book Catalog |  Library Journals |  Requests |  SPIRES |  Fermilab Documents |

Fermilab Library
SPIRES-BOOKS: FIND KEYWORD PHASE TRANSITIONS STATISTICAL PHYSICS *END*INIT* use /tmp/qspiwww.webspi1/11197.9 QRY 131.225.70.96 . find keyword "phase transitions statistical physics" ( in books using www Cover
Image
Call number:9783319529981:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Quantum Physics of Light and Matter Photons, Atoms, and Strongly Correlated Systems
Author(s): Luca Salasnich
Date:2017
Edition:2nd ed. 2017
Size:1 online resource (XI, 244 p. 9 illus p.)
Contents:1 The Origins of Modern Physics -- 2 Second Quantization of Light -- 3 Electromagnetic Transitions -- 4 The Spin of the Electron -- 5 Energy Splitting and Shift due to External Fields -- 6 Many-Body Systems -- 7 Second Quantization of
Matter -- 8 Functional Integration for the Bosonic Field -- 9 Functional Integration for the Fermionic Field -- Appendix A Dirac Delta Function -- Appendix B Fourier Transform -- Appendix C Laplace Transform -- Bibliography
ISBN:9783319529981
Series:eBooks
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer 2017 package
Keywords: Physics , Quantum field theory , String theory , Quantum physics , Phase transformations (Statistical physics) , Condensed materials , Condensed matter , Physics , Quantum Physics , Quantum Field Theories, String Theory , Quantum Gases and Condensates , Condensed Matter Physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:9783319479101:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Theoretical Physics 5 Thermodynamics
Author(s): Wolfgang Nolting
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XII, 282 p. 87 illus p.)
Contents:Basic Concepts -- Laws of Thermodynamics -- Thermodynamic Potentials -- Phases, Phase Transitions -- Solutions of the Exercises
ISBN:9783319479101
Series:eBooks
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer 2017 package
Keywords: Physics , Thermodynamics , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Physics , Thermodynamics , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:3527404732:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Phase Transitions in Combinatorial Optimization Problems - Basics, Algorithms and Statistical Mechanics
Author(s): Hartmann
Date:2005
Publisher:Wiley-VCH
Size:1 online resource (361 p.)
ISBN:9783527404735
Series:eBooks
Series:Wiley Online Library
Series:Wiley 2016 package purchase
Keywords: Physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover Image
Call number:Z7144.S76ST25 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Cooperative phenomena near phase transitions: a bibliography with selected readings, edited by H. Eugene Stanley.
Author(s): Harry Eugene Stanley 1941-
Date:1973
Publisher:MIT Press, Cambridge
Size:308
ISBN:0262191148
Keywords: Phase transformations (Statistical physics) Bibliography.
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
Location: MAIN

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2016-9789812878113:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Phenomenological Structure for the Large Deviation Principle in Time-Series Statistics A method to control the rare events in non-equilibrium systems
Author(s): Takahiro Nemoto
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (7 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-981-287-811-3
Contents:Phenomenological structure for the large deviation principle -- Iterative measurement-feedback procedure for large deviation statistics -- Common scaling functions in dynamical and quantum phase transitions -- van Zon-Cohen
singularity and a negative inverse temperature -- Conclusions and future perspectives
ISBN:9789812878113
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Mathematical physics , Thermodynamics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Thermodynamics , Mathematical Physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2016-9783319412313:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Spin Glasses Criticality and Energy Landscapes
Author(s): Marco Baity Jesi
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (24 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-41231-3
Contents:Introduction -- The Ising Spin Glass in a Feld -- Heisenberg Spin Glass with Random Exchange Anisotropy -- Energy Landscape of m-component Spin Glasses -- Zero-temperature Dynamics -- Soft Modes and Localization in Spin Glasses --
Conclusions.
ISBN:9783319412313
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems , Numerical and Computational Physics , Ceramics, Glass, Composites, Natural Methods , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2016-9783319331782:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Organogels Thermodynamics, Structure, Solvent Role, and Properties
Author(s): Jean-Michel Guenet
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (17 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-33178-2
Contents:Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Gels: a definition -- Chapter 2: Thermodynamic and kinetic aspects -- Chapter 3: Molecular structure, Morphology -- Chapter 4: Solvent role, current approaches -- Chapter 5: Rheological aspects --
Chapter 6: Hybrid gels -- Chapter 7: Current and potential applications -- General Summary -- Index
ISBN:9783319331782
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Inorganic chemistry , Organic chemistry , Polymers , Amorphous substances , Complex fluids , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Nanotechnology , Physics , Soft and Granular Matter, Complex Fluids and Microfluidics , Polymer Sciences , Nanotechnology , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems , Organic Chemistry , Inorganic Chemistry
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2016-9783319292281:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Proceedings of ECCS 2014 European Conference on Complex Systems
Author(s):
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (48 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-29228-1
Contents:Preface -- Detection of Non-Self-Correcting Nature of Information Cascade -- Fitting Planar Proximity Graphs on Real Street Networks. - Qualitative Methods for the Exploration of Complexity in Human Social Systems: Applications in
Family Psychology -- Tangible Networks: A Toolkit for Exploring Network Science -- The Geometric Origins of Complex Cities -- Revealing the Relation Between Structure of Chloroplast Genomes and Host Taxonomy -- Complex Synchronization
Patterns in the Human Connectome Network -- Structure of a Media Co-Occurrence Network -- Spatial Effects of Delay-induced Stochastic Oscillations in a Multi-Scale Cellular System -- An Agent-Based Modelling Approach to Biological
Invasion by Macroalgae in European Coastal Environments -- Characterisation of the Idiotypic Immune Network through Persistent Entropy -- Interests Propagation in Computer Science Research Community -- Nonparametric Estimation of the
Preferential Attachment Function in Complex Networks: Evidence of Deviations from Log Linearity -- N-Gram Events for Analysis of Financial Time Series -- Human Mobility and the Dynamics of Measles in Large Geographical Areas -- Does
Training Lead to the Formation of Modules in Threshold Networks? -- Understanding Financial News with Multi-layer Network Analysis -- Channel-Specic Daily Patterns in Mobile Phone Communication -- Investigating the Phonetic
Organisation of the English Language via Phonological Networks, Percolation and Markov Models -- An Agent-Based Model for Agricultural Supply Chains: the Case of Uganda -- Chimera States in Neuronal Systems of Excitability type-I --
Multiobjective Optimization and Phase Transitions -- Power Laws as Statistical Mixtures -- A Network-Based Analysis of the European Emission Market -- Dynamics of Commodity Price Fluctuations in Japan -- Understanding the Diffusion of
YouTube Videos -- Free Energy Rate Density and Self-organization in Complex Systems
ISBN:9783319292281
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Data mining , System theory , Complexity, Computational , Physics , Complex Networks , Complexity , Complex Systems , Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2016-9783319189536:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Extreme States of Matter High Energy Density Physics
Author(s): Vladimir E Fortov
Date:2016
Edition:2nd ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (346 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-18953-6
Contents:Introduction -- Matter under Extreme Conditions: Classification of States -- High Energy Densities in Laboratories -- Extreme States in a Nuclear Explosion -- High-Power Lasers in High-Energy Density Physics -- Relativistic Charged
Particle Beams -- Technical Applications of the Physics of High Energy Densities -- Nuclear Transformations under Strong Compression -- High Energy Densities in Planets and Stars -- High Energy Densities outside of Compact
Astrophysical Objects
ISBN:9783319189536
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer Series in Materials Science: 216
Keywords: Physics , Astrophysics , Plasma (Ionized gases) , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Physics , Plasma Physics , Astrophysics and Astroparticles , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems , Applied and Technical Physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2014-9781461489634:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Phase Transition Dynamics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Tian Ma
Shouhong Wang
Date:2014
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:This book is an introduction to a comprehensive and unified dynamic transition theory for dissipative systems and to applications of the theory to a range of problems in the nonlinear sciences. The main objectives of this book areto introduce a gener al principle of dynamic transitions for dissipative systems, to establish a systematic dynamic transition theory, and to explore the physical implications of applications of the theory to a range of problems in thenonlinear sciences. The basic philosophy of the theory is to search for a complete set of transition states, and the general principle states that dynamic transitions of all dissipative systems can be classified into three categories:continuous, catastrophic and random. The audience for this boo k includes advanced graduate students and researchers in mathematics and physics as well as in other related fields
Contents:Users Guide
General Theory of Phase Transition Dynamics
Dynamic Transition Theory
Equilibrium Phase Transition in Statistical Physics
Fluid Dynamics
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics and Climate Dynamics
Dynamical Transitions in Chemistry and Biology
References
ISBN:9781461489634
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Differential equations, partial
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2012-9789400744554:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Thin Liquid Films [electronic resource] : Dewetting and Polymer Flow
Author(s): Ralf Blossey
Date:2012
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:This book is a treatise on the thermodynamic and dynamic properties of thin liquid films at solid surfaces and, in particular, their rupture instabilities. For the quantitative study of these phenomena, polymer thin films havenproven to be an invalua ble experimental model system. What is it that makes thin film instabilities special and interesting, warranting a whole book? There are several answers to this. Firstly, thin polymeric films have an importantrange of applications, and with the increase in the number of technologies available to produce and to study them, this range is likely to expand. An understanding of their instabilities is therefore of practical relevance for thedesign of such films. Secondly, thin liquid films are an interdiscipl inary research topic. Interdisciplinary research is surely not an end to itself, but in this case it leads to a fairly heterogeneous community of theoretical andexperimental physicists, engineers, physical chemists, mathematicians and others working on th e topic. It justifies attempting to write a text which aims at a coherent, theoretical presentation of the field which researchers acrosstheir specialised communities might be interested in. And finally, thin liquid films are an interesting laboratory fo r a theorist to confront a well-established theory, hydrodynamics, with its limits. Liquids at surfaces take noticeof the surface they are placed upon, and this is reflected in their dynamics. And the polymers, when confined to thin films, can imprint mol ecular properties on the film dynamics. The material in the book is arranged in two Parts.Part I covers the basics of wetting and dewetting phenomena, and is of interest to researchers working in the field also outside of polymeric systems. It can be rea d as a brief introduction into the theory of wetting phase transitions.Part II delves exclusively into polymeric thin films, their mathematical description, and the confrontation with experiment
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Applications of Thin Films
Statistical Mechanics of Thin Films
Capillarity and Surface Tension
Forces acting on Interfaces
Wetting and Dewetting
The Solid
Liquid Boundary
Polymers as Thin Films: Glass Transition
Hydrodynamics of Thin Films
Lubrication Approximation for Viscous Thin Films
Film Rupture
Rims
Fluctuations in Thin Films
Visco
elastic Thin Films
Mathematics of Thin
Film Equations
Existence and Regularity of Solutions to Thin Film Equations
Numerics for Thin
Film Equations
ISBN:9789400744554
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, 1864-5879
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Chemistry, Physical organic , Polymers , Surfaces (Physics)
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2012-9789400729995:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Thermodynamics for Chemists, Physicists and Engineers [electronic resource]
Author(s): Robert Hoyst
Andrzej Poniewierski
Date:2012
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:Thermodynamics is an essential part of chemical physics and is of fundamental importance in physics, chemistry and engineering courses. This textbook takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject and is therefore suitablefor undergraduates in al l those courses. The book is an introduction to phenomenological thermodynamics and its applications to phase transitions and chemical reactions, with some references to statistical mechanics. It strikes thebalance between the rigorousness of the Callen t ext and phenomenological approach of the Atkins text. The book is divided in three parts. The first introduces the postulates and laws of thermodynamics and complements these initialexplanations with practical examples. The second part is devoted to appli cations of thermodynamics to phase transitions in pure substances and mixtures. The third part covers thermodynamic systems in which chemical reactions takeplace. There are some sections on more advanced topics such as thermodynamic potentials, natural va riables, non-ideal mixtures and electrochemical reactions, which make this book of suitable also to post-graduate students. RobertHoyst (1963) is a professor at the Institute of Physical Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences. He specializes in statistical physics, physical chemistry, biologistics and soft matter physics. He has published 182 papers and 2 books.He presented his works at multiple universities/institutes, e.g. Harvard, MIT, University of Chicago, ESPCI-Paris, ENS-Paris, several Max Planck Ins titutes, University of Tokyo, Oxford and Cambridge. He has over 17 yearsexperience in teaching thermodynamics for undergraduate students. Andrzej Poniewierski (1951), professor at the Institute of Physical Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences published 53 papers and two books, specializes in soft matterand statistical physics, liquid crystals and applications of density functional theory to complex fluids. He has also taught thermodynamics for
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Dedication
Preface
Part I: Foundations of thermodynamics
1 Historical introduction
2 Basic concepts and definitions
3 Internal energy, work and heat
4 Entropy and irreversibility of thermodynamic processes
5 Thermodynamic potentials
Part II: Phase transitions
6 Phase transitions in pure substances
7 Mixtures
8 Phase equilibrium in ideal mixtures
9 Phase equilibrium in real mixtures
Part III: Chemical thermodynamics
10 Systems with chemical reactions
11 Electrochemical systems
Solutions
References
Index
ISBN:9789400729995
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Chemistry, Physical organic , Thermodynamics , Engineering
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2012-9783642286186:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:First Principles Modelling of Shape Memory Alloys [electronic resource]
Author(s): Oliver Kastner
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Monograph
Note:Springer 2012 Physics and Astronomy eBook collection
Note:Springer e-book platform
ISBN:9783642286186
Series:Springer Series in Materials Science
Series:e-books
Keywords: Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems , Numerical and Computational Physics , Metallic Materials , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Thermodynamics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2012-9783642239083:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Extreme States of Matter in Strong Interaction Physics [electronic resource] : An Introduction
Author(s): Helmut Satz
Date:2012
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:The thermodynamics of strongly interacting matter has become a profound and challenging area of modern physics, both in theory and in experiment. Statistical quantum chromodynamics, through analytical as well as numerical studies,provides the main th eoretical tool, while in experiment, high-energy nuclear collisions are the key for extensive laboratory investigations. The field therefore straddles statistical, particle and nuclear physics, both conceptually andin the methods of investigation used. Th is course-tested primer addresses above all the many young scientists starting their scientific research in this field, providing them with a general, self-contained introduction thatemphasizes in particular the basic concepts and ideas, with the aim of e xplaining why we do what we do. To achieve this goal, the present text concentrates mainly on equilibrium thermodynamics: first, the fundamental ideas of stronginteraction thermodynamics are introduced and then the main concepts and methods used in the st udy of the physics of complex systems are summarized. Subsequently, simplified phenomenological pictures, leading to critical behavior inhadronic matter and to hadron-quark phase transitions are introduced, followed by elements of finite-temperature latti ce QCD leading to the important results obtained in computer simulation studies of the lattice approach. Next, therelation of the resulting critical behavior to symmetry breaking/restoration in QCD is clarified before the text turns to the study of the QC D phase diagram. The presentation of bulk equilibrium thermodynamics is completed by studyingthe properties of the quark-gluon plasma as new state of strongly interacting matter.The final chapters of the book are devoted to more specific topics which aris e when nuclear collisions are considered as a tool for the experimentalstudy of QCD thermodynamics
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:The Analysis of Dense Matter
The Physics of Complex Systems
The Limits of Hadron Physics
From Hadrons to Quarks
Statistical Quantum Chromodyanamics
Broken Symmetries
The QCD Phase Diagram
The Quark
Gluon Plasma
The Little Bang
Probing the Quark
Gluon Plasma
The Fireball Paradigm
The Event Horizon of Color Confinement
Outlook
ISBN:9783642239083
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 : v841
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Nuclear physics , Quantum theory
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2012-9783642151231:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Scale Invariance [electronic resource] : From Phase Transitions to Turbulence
Author(s): Annick Lesne
Michel Lages
Date:2012
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:During a century, from the Van der Waals mean field description (1874) of gases to the introduction of renormalization group (RG techniques 1970), thermodynamics and statistical physics were just unable to account for theincredible universality which was observed in numerous critical phenomena. The great success of RG techniques is not only to solve perfectly this challenge of critical behaviour in thermal transitions but to introduce extremely usefultools in a wide field of daily situations where a system exhibits scale invariance. The introduction of scaling, scale invariance and universality concepts has been a significant turn in modern physics and more generally in naturalsciences. Since then, a new physics of scaling laws and critical exponents , rooted in scaling approaches, allows quantitative descriptions of numerous phenomena, ranging from phase transitions to earthquakes, polymer conformations,heartbeat rhythm, diffusion, interface growth and roughening, DNA sequence, dynamical systems, cha os and turbulence. The chapters are jointly written by an experimentalist and a theorist. This book aims at a pedagogical overview,offering to the students and researchers a thorough conceptual background and a simple account of a wide range of applicatio ns. It presents a complete tour of both the formal advances and experimental results associated with the notionof scaling, in physics, chemistry and biology
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Foreword by Pierre
Gilles de Gennes
Introduction
Change of State in Matter
Fractal Geometry
Universality as a Consequence of Scale Invariance
Diffusion
The Percolation Transition
Scaling Concepts in Polymer Physics
Superconducting Cuprates
Growth Mechanisms and Interface Roughness
Dynamical Systems, Chaos and Turbulence
Self
Organized Critical Phenomena
Scale Invariance in Biology
Power and Limits of Scaling Approaches
ISBN:9783642151231
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Mathematical physics , Engineering , Materials
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2012-9783642104497:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Modern Theories of Many-Particle Systems in Condensed Matter Physics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Daniel C Cabra
Andreas Honecker
Pierre Pujol
Date:2012
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:Condensed matter systems where interactions are strong are inherently difficult to analyze theoretically. The situation is particularly interesting in low-dimensional systems, where quantum fluctuations play a crucial role. Here,the development of no n-perturbative methods and the study of integrable field theory have facilitated the understanding of the behavior of many quasi one- and two-dimensional strongly correlated systems. In view of the same rapiddevelopment that has taken place for both exper imental and numerical techniques, as well as the emergence of novel testing-grounds such as cold atoms or graphene, the current understanding of strongly correlated condensed mattersystems differs quite considerably from standard textbook presentations. The present volume of lecture notes aims to fill this gap in the literature by providing a collection of authoritative tutorial reviews, covering such topicsas quantum phase transitions of antiferromagnets and cuprate-based high-temperature superconductor s, electronic liquid crystal phases, graphene physics, dynamical mean field theory applied to strongly correlated systems, transportthrough quantum dots, quantum information perspectives on many-body physics, frustrated magnetism, statistical mechanics of classical and quantum computational complexity, and integrable methods in statistical field theory. As bothgraduate-level text and authoritative reference on this topic, this book will benefit newcomers and more experienced researchers in this field ali ke
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Quantum Phase Transitions of Antiferromagnets and the Cuprate Superconductors
Electronic Liquid Crystal Phases in Strongly Correlated Systems
Selected Topics in Graphene Physics
Strong Electronic Correlations: Dynamical Mean
Field Theory and Beyond
Nonequilibrium Transport and Dephasing in Coulomb
blockaded Quantum Dots
Many
body Physics From a Quantum Information Perspective
Statistical Mechanics of Classical and Quantum Computational Complexity
Non
perturbative Methods in (1+1) Dimensional Quantum Field Theory
ISBN:9783642104497
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 : v843
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Magnetism
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2012-9783642104480:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Modern Theories of Many-Particle Systems in Condensed Matter Physics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Daniel C. Cabra
Andreas Honecker
Pierre Pujol
Date:2012
Publisher:Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Monograph
Note:Springer 2012 Physics and Astronomy eBook collection
Note:Springer e-book platform
ISBN:9783642104480
Series:Lecture Notes in Physics
Series:e-books
Keywords: Strongly Correlated Systems, Superconductivity , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Magnetism, Magnetic Materials , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2010-9783642031717:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Thermodynamics, Gibbs Method and Statistical Physics of Electron Gases [electronic resource] : Gibbs Method and Statistical Physics of Electron Gases
Author(s): Bahram M Askerov
Sophia Figarova
Date:2010
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:This book deals with theoretical thermodynamics and the statistical physics of electron and particle gases. While treating the laws of thermodynamics from both classical and quantum theoretical viewpoints, it posits that the basisof the statistical t heory of macroscopic properties of a system is the microcanonical distribution of isolated systems, from which all canonical distributions stem. To calculate the free energy, the Gibbs method is applied to ideal andnon-ideal gases, and also to a crystalli ne solid. Considerable attention is paid to the Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein quantum statistics and its application to different quantum gases, and electron gas in both metals and semiconductorsis considered in a nonequilibrium state. A separate chapter treats the statistical theory of thermodynamic properties of an electron gas in a quantizing magnetic field
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:1. Basic concepts of thermodynamics and statistical physics
2. Laws of thermodynamics. Thermodynamic functions
3. Phase transitions. Equilibrium of phases
4. Canonical distribution. Gibbs method
5. Ideal gas
6. Non
ideal gases
7. Solids
8. Fluctuations. Brownian motion
9. Quantum statistics. Ideal quantum gases
10. Electron gas in quantizing magnetic field
11. Non
equilibrium electron gas in solids
ISBN:9783642031717
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics, 1615-5653 : v57
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Quantum theory , Mathematical physics , Thermodynamics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2010-9783540856108:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Theoretical Molecular Biophysics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Philipp Scherer
Sighart F Fischer
Date:2010
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:Theoretical Molecular Biophysics is an advanced study book for students, shortly before or after completing undergraduate studies, in physics, chemistry or biology. It provides the tools for an understanding of elementaryprocesses in biology, such as photosynthesis on a molecular level. A basic knowledge in mechanics, electrostatics, quantum theory and statistical physics is desirable. The reader will be exposed to basic concepts in modern biophysicssuch as entropic forces, phase separation, potentia ls of mean force, proton and electron transfer, heterogeneous reactions coherent and incoherent energy transfer as well as molecular motors. Basic concepts such as phase transitions ofbiopolymers, electrostatics, protonation equilibria, ion transport, rad iationless transitions as well as energy- and electron transfer are discussed within the frame of simple models
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Statistical Mechanics of Biopolymers
Random Walk Models for the Conformation
FloryHuggins Theory for Biopolymer Solutions
Protein Electrostatics and Solvation
Implicit Continuum Solvent Models
DebyeHckel Theory
Protonation Equilibria
Reaction Kinetics
Formal Kinetics
Kinetic Theory: FokkerPlanck Equation
Kramers Theory
Dispersive Kinetics
Transport Processes
Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics
Simple Transport Processes
Ion Transport Through a Membrane
ReactionDiffusion Systems
Reaction Rate Theory
Equilibrium Reactions
Calcul
ISBN:9783540856108
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering, 1618-7210
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Quantum theory , Mathematical physics , Engineering , Biomedical engineering
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2010-9783034604253:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Visions in Mathematics [electronic resource] : GAFA 2000 Special volume, Part II
Author(s): N Alon
J Bourgain
A Connes
M Gromov
V Milman
Date:2010
Publisher:Basel : Birkhuser Basel
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:Visions in Mathematics - Towards 2000 was one of the most remarkable mathematical meetings in recent years. It was held in Tel Aviv from August 25th to September 3rd, 1999, and united some of the leading mathematiciansworldwide. The goals of the conf erence were to discuss the importance, the methods, the past and the future of mathematics as we enter the 21st century and to consider the connection between mathematics and related areas. The aims ofthe conference are reflected in the present set of sur vey articles, documenting the state of art and future prospects in many branches of mathematics of current interest. This is the second part of a two-volume set that will serve anyresearch mathematician or advanced student as an overview and guideline thr ough the multifaceted body of mathematical research in the present and near future
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Foreword
Algebraic and probabilistic methods in discrete mathematics
Challenges in analysis
Noncommutative geometry
Year 2000
Indtroduction to symplectic field theory
Holomorphic curves and real three
dimensional dynamics
Perspectives on the analytic theory of L
functions
Combinatorics with a geometric flavor
Topics in asymptotic geometric analysis
Quantum information theory: results and open problems
Universality, phase transitions and statistical mechanics
How classical physics helps mathematics
Addendum: Discussions at the Dead Sea
Introduction
Di
ISBN:9783034604253
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Modern Birkhuser Classics
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2010-9781441966889:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Thermodynamics of Crystalline States [electronic resource]
Author(s): Minoru Fujimoto
Date:2010
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:Thermodynamics is a well-established discipline of physics for properties of matter in thermal equilibrium surroundings. Applying to crystals, however, the laws encounter undefined properties of crystal lattices, which thereforeneed to be determined for a clear and well-defined description of crystalline states. Thermodynamics of Crystalline States explores the roles played by order variables and dynamic lattices in crystals in a wholly new way. This book isdivided into three parts. The book begins b y clarifying basic concepts for stable crystals. Next, binary phase transitions are discussed to study collective motion of order variables, as described mostly as classical phenomena. In thethird part, the multi-electron system is discussed theoretically , as a quantum-mechanical example, for the superconducting state in metallic crystals. Throughout the book, the role played by the lattice is emphasized and examinedin-depth. Thermodynamics of Crystalline States is an introductory treatise and textbook on mesoscopic phenomena in solid states, constituting a basic subject in condensed matter physics. While this book serves as an invaluable guidefor advanced students in physics and engineering, it can also be useful as a reference for all professionals in r elated fields. Minoru Fujimoto is author of Physics of Classical Electromagnetism (Springer, 2007) and The Physics ofStructural Phase Transitions (Springer, 2005)
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Introduction
Phonons
Order Variables and Adiabatic Potentials
Statistical Theories of Order
Disorder
Pseudospin Clusters
Critical Fluctuations
Pseudospin Correlations
The Soliton Theory
Soft Modes
Experimental Studies of Anomalies
Electron
Phonon Interactions
The Superconducting Phase
Condensates and Charge Carriers
ISBN:9781441966889
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Chemistry, Physical organic , Thermodynamics , Crystallography
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2009-9783540927969:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Methods of Contemporary Mathematical Statistical Physics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Marek Biskup
Anton Bovier
Frank Hollander
Dima Ioffe
Fabio Martinelli
Karel Netocn
Christina Toninelli
Roman Koteck
Date:2009
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:This volume presents a collection of courses introducing the reader to the recent progress with attention being paid to laying solid grounds and developing various basic tools. An introductory chapter on lattice spin models isuseful as a background f or other lectures of the collection. The topics include new results on phase transitions for gradient lattice models (with introduction to the techniques of the reflection positivity), stochastic geometryreformulation of classical and quantum Ising models , the localization/delocalization transition for directed polymers. A general rigorous framework for theory of metastability is presented and particular applications in the context ofGlauber and Kawasaki dynamics of lattice models are discussed. A pedagog ical account of several recently discussed topics in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics with an emphasis on general principles is followed by a discussion ofkinetically constrained spin models that are reflecting important peculiar features of glassy dy namics
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Reflection Positivity and Phase Transitions in Lattice Spin Models
Stochastic Geometry of Classical and Quantum Ising Models
Localization Transition in Disordered Pinning Models
Metastability
Three Lectures on Metastability Under Stochastic Dynamics
A Selection of Nonequilibrium Issues
Facilitated Spin Models: Recent and new Results
ISBN:9783540927969
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Lecture Notes in Mathematics, 0075-8434 : v1970
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Distribution (Probability theory) , Mathematical physics , Statistics , Mechanical engineering
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2009-9783540733058:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Scaling Limits in Statistical Mechanics and Microstructures in Continuum Mechanics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Errico Presutti
Date:2009
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:Collective behavior in systems with many components, blow-ups with emergence of microstructures are proofs of the double, continuum and atomistic, nature of macroscopic systems, an issue which has always intrigued scientists andphilosophers. Modern t echnologies have made the question more actual and concrete with recent, remarkable progresses also from a mathematical point of view. The book focuses on the links connecting statistical and continuum mechanicsand, starting from elementary introductions to both theories, it leads to actual research themes. Mathematical techniques and methods from probability, calculus of variations and PDE are discussed at length
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Statistical Mechanics of Ising systems
Thermodynamic limit in the Ising model
The phase diagram of Ising systems
Mean field, Kac potentials and the LebowitzPenrose limit
Stochastic Dynamics
Mesoscopic Theory, non
local functionals
Non
local, free energy functionals
Surface tension, Gamma convergence, Wulff shape
One dimensional interfaces
Phase transitions in systems with Kac potentials
Ising systems with Kac potentials
The LMP model and the PirogovSinai strategy
Phase transitions in the LMP model
DLR measures and the ergodic decomposition
ISBN:9783540733058
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, 1864-5879
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Mathematical physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2008-9783540746324:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Equilibrium Statistical Physics [electronic resource] : Phases of Matter and Phase Transitions
Author(s): Marc Baus
Carlos F Tejero
Date:2008
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:This is a textbook which gradually introduces the student to the statistical mechanical study of the different phases of matter and to the phase transitions between them. Throughout, only simple models of both ordinary and softmatter are used but the se are studied in full detail. The subject is developed in a pedagogical manner, starting from the basics, going from the simple ideal systems to the interacting systems, and ending with the more modern topics.The latter include the renormalisation group approach to critical phenomena, the density functional theory of interfaces, the topological defects of nematic liquid crystals and the kinematic aspects of the phase transformation process.This textbook provides the student with a complete overview, inte ntionally at an introductory level, of the theory of phase transitions. References include suggestions for more detailed treatments and four appendices supply overviewsof the mathematical tools employed in the text
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Part I. Basics: Mechanics
Thermodynamics
Statistical Physics
Part II. Ideal Systems: Microcanonical Ensemble
Canonical Ensemble
Grand Canonical Ensemble
Part III. Non
Ideal Systems: Classical Systems with Interactions
Phases of Matter
Phase Transitions
Part IV. More Advanced Topics: Critical Phenomena
Interfaces
Topological Defects
Phase Transformation Kinetics
Part V Appendices: Legendre Transformations
Random Variables
Functional and Functional Derivative
A Quasicrystalline Lattice
ISBN:9783540746324
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Statistical physics , Thermodynamics , Soft condensed matter , Statistics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2008-9783540718741:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Complex and Adaptive Dynamical Systems [electronic resource] : A Primer
Author(s): Claudius Gros
Date:2008
Edition:1
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:We are living in an ever more complex world, an epoch where human actions can accordingly acquire far-reaching potentialities. Complex and adaptive dynamical systems are ubiquitous in the world surrounding us and require us toadapt to new realities a nd the way of dealing with them. This primer has been developed with the aim of conveying a wide range of commons-sense knowledge in the field of quantitative complex system science at an introductory level,providing an entry point to this both fascinatin g and vitally important subject. The approach is modular and phenomenology driven. Examples of emerging phenomena of generic importance treated in this book are: -- The small worldphenomenon in social and scale-free networks. -- Phase transitions and self -organized criticality in adaptive systems. -- Life at the edge of chaos and coevolutionary avalanches resulting from the unfolding of all living. -- Theconcept of living dynamical systems and emotional diffusive control within cognitive system theory. Te chnical course prerequisites are a basic knowledge of ordinary and partial differential equations and of statistics. Each chaptercomes with exercises and suggestions for further reading - solutions to the exercises are also provided
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:About this book
Graph Theory and Small
World Networks
Chaos, Bifurcations and Diffusion
Random Boolean Networks
Cellular Automata and Self
Organized Criticality
Statistical Modeling of Darwinian Evolution
Synchronization Phenomena
Elements of Cognitive System Theory
Solutions
Index
ISBN:9783540718741
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Information systems , Mathematics , Statistical physics , Biomedical engineering , Engineering
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2008-9781402087653:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Non-Equilibrium Phase Transitions [electronic resource] : Volume I: Absorbing Phase Transitions
Author(s): Malte Henkel
Haye Hinrichsen
Sven Lbeck
Date:2008
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:This book describes two main classes of non-equilibrium phase-transitions: (a) static and dynamics of transitions into an absorbing state, and (b) dynamical scaling in far-from-equilibrium relaxation behaviour and ageing. Thefirst volume begins with an introductory chapter which recalls the main concepts of phase-transitions, set for the convenience of the reader in an equilibrium context. The extension to non-equilibrium systems is made by using directedpercolation as the main paradigm of absorbing phase transitions and in view of the richness of the known results an entire chapter is devoted to it, including a discussion of recent experimental results. Scaling theories and a largeset of both numerical and analytical methods for the study of non-equ ilibrium phase transitions are thoroughly discussed. The techniques used for directed percolation are then extended to other universality classes and many importantresults on model parameters are provided for easy reference
Note:Springer eBooks
ISBN:9781402087653
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, 1864-5879
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Distribution (Probability theory) , Mathematical physics , Statistical physics , Condensed matter
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2007-9783540454809:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:From Microphysics to Macrophysics [electronic resource] : Methods and Applications of Statistical Physics
Author(s): Roger Balian
Date:2007
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:This text not only provides a thorough introduction to statistical physics and thermodynamics but also exhibits the universality of the chain of ideas that leads from the laws of microphysics to the macroscopic behaviour ofmatter. A wide range of app lications teaches students how to make use of the concepts, and many exercises will help to deepen their understanding. Drawing on both quantum mechanics and classical physics, the book follows modernresearch in statistical physics. Volume I discusses in detail the probabilistic description of quantum or classical systems, the Boltzmann-Gibbs distributions, the conservation laws, and the interpretation of entropy as missinginformation. Thermodynamics and electromagnetism in matter are dealt with, as well as applications to gases, both dilute and condensed, and to phase transitions. Volume II applies statistical methods to systems governed by quantumeffects, in particular to solid state physics, explaining properties due to the crystal structure or to the lattice excitations or to the electrons. Liquid helium is discussed and radiative equilibrium and transport are studied. Thelast chapters are devoted to non-equilibrium processes and to kinetic equations, with many applications included. This softcover ed ition accommodates the many requests to make this widely used and often cited classical text availableagain
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Quantum Gases Without Interactions
Elements of Solid State Theory
Liquid Helium
Equilibrium and Transport of Radiation
Non
Equilibrium Thermodynamics
Kinetic Equations
Problems
Conclusion: The Impact of Statistical Physics
Subject Index
Units and Physical Constants
A Few Useful Formulae
ISBN:9783540454809
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, 0172-5998
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Statistical physics , Thermodynamics , Condensed matter
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2007-9780387499574:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Geometry and Topology in Hamiltonian Dynamics and Statistical Mechanics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Marco Pettini
Date:2007
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:This book explores the foundations of hamiltonian dynamical systems and statistical mechanics, in particular phase transition, from the point of view of geometry and topology. A broad participation of topology in these fields hasbeen lacking and this book will provide a welcome overview of the current research in the area, in which the author himself is a pioneer. Using geometrical thinking to solve fundamental problems in these areas, compared to the purelyanalytical methods usually used in physics could be highly productive. The author skillfully guides the reader, whether mathematician or physicists through the background needed to understand and use these techniques. Dr. Marco Pettiniis affiliated with the Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica Osser vatorio Astrofisico di Arretri in Firenze, Italy. From the foreword: It is in particular the quality of mind of the author and his deep physical, as well asmathematical insights, which make this book so special and inspiring. It is a must for those who wa nt to venture into a new approach to old problems or want to use new tools for new problems. -- Professor E. G. D. Cohen,Rockefellar University, New York
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Background in Physics
Geometrization of Hamiltonian Dynamics
Integrability
Geometry and chaos
Geometry of chaos and phase transitions
Topological Hypothesis on the origin of phase transitions
Geometry, topology and thermodynamics
Phase transitions and topology: necessity theorems
Phase transitions and topology: exact results
Future developments
Appendix 1: Elements of geometry and topology of differentiable manifolds
Appendix 2: Elements of Riemannian geometry
Appendix 3: Summary of elementary Morse theory
References
ISBN:9780387499574
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics, 0939-6047 : v33
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Quantum theory , Mathematical physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2007-9780387494319:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Vorticity, Statistical Mechanics, and Monte Carlo Simulation [electronic resource]
Author(s): Chjan Lim
Joseph Nebus
Date:2007
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:This book is drawn from across many active fields of mathematics and physics, and has connections to atmospheric dynamics, spherical codes, graph theory, constrained optimization problems, Markov Chains, and Monte Carlo methods.It addresses how to ac cess interesting, original, and publishable research in statistical modeling of large-scale flows and several related fields. The authors f this book explicitly reach around the major branches of mathematics andphysics, showing how the use of a few straig htforward approaches can create a cornucopia of intriguing questions and the tools to answer them. In reading this book, the reader will learn how to research a topic and how to understandstatistical mechanics treatments of fluid dynamics. Of particular i nterest should be the application of Monte Carlo methods to problems like dispersal of points on the sphere, the phase transitions of in viscid fluid flows in modelsthat increasingly approach the conditions of actual planetary atmospheres, and the treatme nt of negative absolute temperatures and the effects these extremely high-energy states have on fluid flows. Special attention is given tospherical models as well. This book is intended for the upper-level undergraduate or the beginning graduate level cou rses of mathematics and physics. It will also be of interest to readers interested in statistical mechanics methodsapplied to fluid mechanics problems. Readers will gain an understanding of how to synthesize new mathematics by applying familiar tools in n ew ways, and develop new tools to fit particular applications
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Introduction
Probability
Statistical Mechanics
The Monte Carlo Approach
Spectral Methods
Discrete Models in Fluids
Spin
Lattice Models
Monte Carlo Simulations
Polyhedra and Ground States
Mesh Generation
Statistical Mechanics for a Vortex Gas
Two
layer Quasi
geostrophic Models
Barotropic Vorticity Dynamics
Mean Field Theory
ISBN:9780387494319
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer Monographs in Mathematics, 1439-7382
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Differentiable dynamical systems , Fluids , Engineering
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2006-9783540362173:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Statistical Mechanics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Franz Schwabl
Date:2006
Edition:Second Edition
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:The completely revised new edition of the classical book on Statistical Mechanics covers the basic concepts of equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical physics. In addition to a deductive approach to equilibrium statistics andthermodynamics based on a single hypothesis - the form of the microcanonical density matrix - this book treats the most important elements of non-equilibrium phenomena. Intermediate calculations are presented in complete detail.Problems at the end of each chapter help student s to consolidate their understanding of the material. Beyond the fundamentals, this text demonstrates the breadth of the field and its great variety of applications. Modern areas such asrenormalization group theory, percolation, stochastic equations of mo tion and their applications to critical dynamics, kinetic theories, as well as fundamental considerations of irreversibility, are discussed. The text will be usefulfor advanced students of physics and other natural sciences a basic knowledge of quantum me chanics is presumed
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Fundamentals
Equilibrium States
Thermodynamics
Ideal Quantum Gases
Real Gases, Liquids and Solutions
Magnetism
Phase Transitions, Renormalization Group Theory, and Percolation
Brownian Movement, Stochastic Equations of Motion and Fokker
Planck Equations
Boltzmann Equation
Irreversibility and Striving for Equilibrium
Appendix
ISBN:9783540362173
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Advanced Texts in Physics, 1439-2674
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Quantum theory , Quantum computing , Statistical physics , Thermodynamics , Condensed matter , Engineering
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2006-9783540333906:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The Physics of Phase Transitions [electronic resource] Concepts and Applications
Author(s): Pierre Papon
Jacques Leblond
Paul H.E Meijer
Date:2006
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:The physics of phase transitions is an important area at the crossroads of several fields that play central roles in materials sciences. In this second edition, new developments had been included which came up in the states ofmatter physics, in parti cular in the domain of nanomaterials and atomic Bose-Einstein condensates where progress is accelerating. The presentation of several chapters had been improved by bringing better information on some phasetransition mechanisms and by illustrating them wit h new application examples. This work deals with all classes of phase transitions in fluids and solids. It contains chapters on evaporation, melting, solidification, magnetictransitions, critical phenomena, superconductivity, etc., and is intended for gra duate students in physics and engineering for scientists it will serve both as an introduction and an overview. End-of-chapter problems and completeanswers are included
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics of Phase Transitions
Dynamics of Phase Transitions
Phase Transitions in Liquids and Solids: Solidification and Melting
Phase Transitions in Fluids
The Glass Transition
Gelation and Transitions in Biopolymers
Transitions and Collective Phenomena in Solids. New Properties
Collective Phenomena in Liquids. Liquid Crystals and Superfluidity
Microstructures, Nanostructures, and Phase Transitions
Transitions in Thin Films
Phase Transitions under Extreme Conditions
Appendix
A: Conditions for Phase Equilibrium
B: Percus
Yev
ISBN:9783540333906
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Statistical physics , Condensed matter , Biomedical engineering
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2006-9783540331827:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Critical Phenomena in Natural Sciences [electronic resource] : Chaos, Fractals, Selforganization and Disorder: Concepts and Tools
Author(s): Didier Sornette
Date:2006
Edition:Second Edition
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:Concepts, methods and techniques of statistical physics in the study of correlated, as well as uncorrelated, phenomena are being applied ever increasingly in the natural sciences, biology and economics in an attempt to understandand model the large v ariability and risks of phenomena. This is the first textbook written by a well-known expert that provides a modern up-to-date introduction for workers outside statistical physics. The emphasis of the book is on aclear understanding of concepts and method s, while it also provides the tools that can be of immediate use in applications. Although this book evolved out of a course for graduate students, it will be of great interest to researchersand engineers, as well as to post-docs in geophysics and meteoro logy
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Useful Notions of Probability Theory
Sums of Random Variables, Random Walks and the Central Limit Theorem
Large Deviations
Power Law Distributions
Fractals and Multifractals
Rank
Ordering Statistics and Heavy Tails
Statistical Mechanics: Probabilistic Point of View and the Concept of Temperature
Long
Range Correlations
Phase Transitions: Critical Phenomena and First
Order Transitions
Transitions, Bifurcations and Precursors
The Renormalization Group
The Percolation Model
Rupture Models
Mechanisms for Power Laws
Self
Organized Criticality
to th
ISBN:9783540331827
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer Series in Synergetics, 0172-7389
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Mathematics , Statistical physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2005-9783540315209:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Dynamics of Coupled Map Lattices and of Related Spatially Extended Systems [electronic resource]
Author(s): Jean-Ren Chazottes
Bastien Fernandez
Date:2005
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:This book is about the dynamics of coupled map lattices (CML) and of related spatially extended systems. It will be useful to post-graduate students and researchers seeking an overview of the state-of-the-art and of open problemsin this area of nonli near dynamics. The special feature of this book is that it describes the (mathematical) theory of CML and some related systems and their phenomenology, with some examples of CML modeling of concrete systems (fromphysics and biology). More precisely, the b ook deals with statistical properties of (weakly) coupled chaotic maps, geometric aspects of (chaotic) CML, monotonic spatially extended systems, and dynamical models of specific biologicalsystems
Note:Springer eBooks
Contents:Clustering in Globally Coupled Maps
Snychronisation in CML
Dynamics of Frenkel
Kontorova Chains
Attractors and Bifurcations in CML
Dynamics of Genetic Regulation Networks
Phase Transitions in CML
Introduction to CML
Topological Properties of Chaotic CML
TBA
Monotonic Dynamics of Extended Systems
Neural Networks: Integro
Differential Models
Equilibrium States for CML
Transfer Operators in CML
ISBN:9783540315209
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Lecture Notes in Physics, 0075-8450 : v671
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Mathematical physics , Engineering
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2005-9783540262893:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The Statistical Mechanics of Financial Markets [electronic resource]
Author(s): Johannes Voit
R Balian
W Beiglbck
H Grosse
W Thirring
Date:2005
Edition:Third Editon
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Size:1 online resource
Note:Springer e-book platform
Note:Springer 2013 e-book collections
Note:This highly praised introductory treatment describes the parallels between statistical physics and finance - both those established in the 100-year long interaction between these disciplines, as well as new research results onfinancial markets. The r andom-walk technique, well known in physics, is also the basic model in finance, upon which are built, for example, the Black-Scholes theory of option pricing and hedging, plus methods of portfolio optimization.Here the underlying assumptions are assessed critically. Using empirical financial data and analogies to physical models such as fluid flows, turbulence, or superdiffusion, the book develops a more accurate description of financialmarkets based on random walks. With this approach, novel methods for derivative pricing and risk management can be formulated. Computer simulations of interacting-agent models provide insight into the mechanisms underlyingunconventional price dynamics. It is shown that stock exchange crashes can be modelled in ways analog ous to phase transitions and earthquakes, and sometimes have even been predicted successfully. This third edition of The StatisticalMechanics of Financial Markets especially stands apart from other treatments because it offers new chapters containing a pr actitioner's treatment of two important current topics in banking: the basic notions and tools of riskmanagement and capital requirements for financial institutions, including an overview of the new Basel II capital framework which may well set the risk m anagement standards in scores of countries for years to come
Note:Springer eBooks
ISBN:9783540262893
Series:e-books
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Texts and Monographs in Physics, 1864-5879
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Economics Statistics , Economics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2004-9783662100189:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Statistical Mechanics Selecta of Elliott H. Lieb
Author(s):
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (508 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-10018-9
Contents:Commentaries -- A Survey by the Editors -- I. Thermodynamic Limit for Coulomb Systems -- I. 1 Existence of Thermodynamics for Real Matter with Coulomb Forces -- I. 2 The Constitution of Matter: Existence of Thermodynamics for Systems
Composed of Electrons and Nuclei -- II. Hard Sphere Virial Coefficients -- II. 1 Suppression at High Temperature of Effects Due to Statistics in the Second Virial Coefficient of a Real Gas -- II. 2 Calculation of Exchange Second Virial
Coefficient of a Hard-Sphere Gas by Path Integrals -- III. Zeros of Partition Functions -- III. 1 Monomers and Dimers -- III. 2 Theory of Monomer-Dimer Systems -- III. 3 A Property of Zeros of the Partition Function for Ising Spin
Systems -- III. 4 A General Lee—Yang Theorem for One-Component and Multicomponent Ferromagnets -- IV. Reflection Positivity -- IV. 1 Existence of Phase Transitions for Anisotropic Heisenberg Models -- IV. 2 Phase Transitions in
Anisotropic Lattice Spin Systems -- IV. 3 Phase Transitions in Quantum Spin Systems with Isotropic and Nonisotropic Interactions -- IV. 4 Phase Transitions and Reflection Positivity. I. General Theory and Long Range Lattice Models --
IV. 5 Phase Transitions and Reflection Positivity. II. Lattice Systems with Short-Range and Coulomb Interactions -- IV. 6 Lattice Models for Liquid Crystals -- IV. 7 Existence of Néel Order in Some Spin-1/2 Heisenberg Antiferromagnets
-- IV. 8 The XY Model Has Long-Range Order for all Spins and all Dimensions Greater than One -- V. Classical Thermodynamics -- V. 1 The Third Law of Thermodynamics and the Degeneracy of the Ground State for Lattice Systems -- V. 2 A
Guide to Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics -- V. 3 A Fresh Look at Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics -- VI. Lattice Systems -- VI. 1 Properties of a Harmonic Crystal in a Stationary Nonequilibrium State -- VI. 2
The Statistical Mechanics of Anharmonic Lattices -- VI. 3 Time Evolution of Infinite Anharmonic Systems -- VI. 4 Lattice Systems with a Continuous Symmetry III. Low Temperature Asymptotic Expansion for the Plane Rotator Model -- VII.
Miscellaneous -- VII. 1 The Finite Group Velocity of Quantum Spin Systems -- VII. 2 The Classical Limit of Quantum Spin Systems -- VII. 3 A Refinement of Simon’s Correlation Inequality -- VII. 4 Fluxes, Laplacians, and Kasteleyn’s
Theorem -- Selecta of Elliott H. Lieb -- Publications of Elliott H. Lieb
ISBN:9783662100189
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Functional analysis , Thermodynamics , Condensed matter , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Thermodynamics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Condensed Matter Physics , Functional Analysis
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2004-9783662096246:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Quantal Density Functional Theory
Author(s): Viraht Sahni
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (256 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-09624-6
Contents:1. Introduction -- 2. Schrödinger Theory from the Perspective of ‘Classical’ Fields Derived from Quantal Sources -- 3. Quantal Density Functional Theory -- 4. The Hohenberg-Kohn Theorems and Kohn-Sham Density Functional Theory -- 5.
Physical Interpretation of Kohn-Sham Density Functional Theory -- 6. Quantal Density Functional Theory of the Density Amplitude -- 7. Quantal Density Functional Theory of the Discontinuity in the Electron-Interaction Potential Energy
-- 8. Further Insights Derived Via Quantal Density Functional Theory -- 9. Epilogue -- Appendices -- A. Proof of the Pure State Differential Virial Theorem -- B. Proof of the Harmonic Potential Theorem -- C. Analytical Expressions for
the Properties of the Ground and First Excited Singlet States of the Hooke’s Atom -- D. Derivation of the Kinetic-Energy-Density Tensor for Hooke’s Atom in Its Ground State -- E. Proof of the S System Differential Virial Theorem -- F.
Derivation of the Pair-Correlation Density in the Local Density Approximation for Exchange -- References
ISBN:9783662096246
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Physical chemistry , Quantum physics , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Quantum computers , Spintronics , Physics , Quantum Physics , Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics , Physical Chemistry , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Numerical and Computational Physics , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2004-9783662067581:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Dissipative Phenomena in Condensed Matter Some Applications
Author(s): Sushanta Dattagupta
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (310 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-06758-1
Contents:1 Diffusion Processes -- 2 Kinetic Ising Models -- 3 An Overview of Phase Ordering Dynamics -- 4 Domain Growth in Systems with Quenched Disorder -- 5 Surface-Directed Spinodal Decomposition and Surface Enrichment -- 6 Phase Ordering
Dynamics in the Complex Ginzburg-Landau Equation -- 7 Quantum Dissipative Systems -- 8 Dissipative Two-State Systems -- 9 Quantum Diffusion -- 10 Coherence and Decoherence -- References
ISBN:9783662067581
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer Series in Materials Science: 71
Keywords: Physics , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Physics , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2004-9783662063903:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Condensed Matter Physics and Exactly Soluble Models Selecta of Elliott H. Lieb
Author(s):
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (675 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-06390-3
Contents:A Survey by the Editors -- I.1 Violation of the Noncrossing Rule: The Hubbard Hamiltonian for Benzene -- I.2 Two Theorems on the Hubbard Model -- I.3 The Hubbard Model: Some Rigorous Results and Open Problems -- I.4 Flux Phase of the
Half-Filled Band -- II.1 Proof of the Peierls Instability in One Dimension -- II.2 Stability of the Peierls Instability for Ring Shaped Molecules -- III.1 A Model for Crystallization: A Variation on the Hubbard Model -- III.2 Phase
Separation due to Quantum Mechanical Correlations -- IV.1 Theory of Ferromagnetism and the Ordering of Electronic Energy Levels -- IV.2 Ordering Energy Levels of Interacting Spin Systems -- IV.3 Magnetic Properties of Some
Itinerant-Electron Systems at T > 0 -- V.1 Phase Transitions in Reservoir-Driven Open Systems with Applications to Lasers and Superconductors -- V.2 Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics of Matter Interacting with the Quantized Radiation
Field -- V.3 Constructive Macroscopic Quantum Electrodynamics -- V.4 The Laser: A Reversible Quantum Dynamical System with Irreversible Classical Macroscopic Motion -- VI.1 A Proof of Part of Haldane’s Conjecture on Spin Chains -- VI.2
Rigorous Results on Valence-Bond Ground States in Antiferromagnets -- VI.3 Valence Bond Ground States in Isotropic Quantum Antiferromagnets -- VI.4 Ground State Properties of a Fully Frustrated Quantum Spin System -- VII.1 Exact Ground
State Energy of the Strong-Coupling Polaron -- VIII.1 Simplified Approach to the Ground-State Energy of an Imperfect Bose Gas -- VIII.2 Bose—Einstein Quantum Phase Transition in an Optical Lattice Model -- VIII.3 The Quantum-Mechanical
Many-Body Problem: The Bose Gas -- Some of the Early History of Exactly Soluble Models -- IX.1 Exact Solution of the Problem of the Entropy of Two-Dimensional Ice -- IX.2 Exact Solution of the F Model of an Antiferroelectric -- IX.3
Exact Solution of the Two-Dimensional Slater KDP Model of a Ferroelectric -- IX.4 Residual Entropy of Square Ice -- IX.5 Two-Dimensional Ferroelectric Models -- IX.6 Relations Between the ‘Percolation’ and ‘Colouring’ Problem and Other
Graph-Theoretical Problems Associated with Regular Planar Lattices: Some Exact Results for the ‘Percolation’ Problem -- IX.7 Analytic Properties of the Free Energy for the “Ice” Models -- X.1 Two-Dimensional Ising Model as a Soluble
Problem of Many Fermions -- X.2 Solution of the Dimer Problem by the Transfer Matrix Method -- XI.1 Two Soluble Models of an Antiferromagnetic Chain -- XII.1 Exact Analysis of an Interacting Bose Gas. I. The General Solution and the
Ground State -- XII.2 Exact Analysis of an Interacting Bose Gas. II. The Excitation Spectrum -- XIII.1 Delta-Function Fermi Gas with Two-Spin Deviates -- XIII.2 Absence of Mott Transition in an Exact Solution of the Short-Range,
One-Band Model on One Dimension -- XIV.1 Exact Solution of a Many-Fermion System and Its Associated Boson Field -- Selecta of Elliott H. Lieb -- Publications of Elliott H. Lieb
ISBN:9783662063903
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Functional analysis , Atoms , Phase transformations (Statistical physics) , Condensed materials , Condensed matter , Physics , Mathematical Methods in Physics , Condensed Matter Physics , Functional Analysis , Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics , Quantum Gases and Condensates
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2004-9783662058534:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Aspects of Ergodic, Qualitative and Statistical Theory of Motion
Author(s): Giovanni Gallavotti
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (440 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-05853-4
Contents:1 General Qualitative Properties -- 2 Ergodicity and Ergodic Points -- 3 Entropy and Complexity -- 4 Markovian Pavements -- 5 Gibbs Distributions -- 6 General Properties of Gibbs and SRB Distributions -- 7 Analyticity, Singularity and
Phase Transitions -- 8 Special Ergodic Theory Problems in Nonchaotic Dynamics -- 9 Some Special Topics in KAM Theory -- 10 Special Problems in Chaotic Dynamics -- A Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics? Twenty-Seven Comments -- Name Index --
Citations Index
ISBN:9783662058534
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Mathematics , Mathematical analysis , Analysis (Mathematics) , Physics , Continuum physics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Mathematics , Analysis , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics , Classical Continuum Physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2004-9783642592935:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed-Matter Physics XVI Proceedings of the Fifteenth Workshop, Athens, GA, USA, February 24–28, 2003
Author(s):
Date:2004
Edition:1
Size:1 online resource (258 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-59293-5
Contents:1 Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics: An Introduction -- I Nonequilibrium Phenomena -- 2. Fast Coarsening and Steady States in a Low-Dimensional Driven System -- 3. A Nonequilibrium Lattice Gas of Two-species:
Monte Carlo Investigations -- 4. Stochastic Growth in a Small World -- 5. Flicker Noise in a Model of Coevolving Biological Populations -- II Quantum Phenomena -- 6. Physical and Computational Aspects of Density Functional Spin
Dynamics -- 7. Finite Temperature Simulation Based on Lanczos Algorithm for Low-Dimensional Quantum Systems -- 8. Quantum Phase Transitions of Quasi-One-Dimensional Heisenberg Antiferromagnets -- 9. Multi-hole Tunneling between Charge
Domains in Doped Antiferromagnets -- 10. Decoherence in Quantum Spin Systems -- 11. Quantum Computing Simulation using the Auxiliary Field Decomposition -- III Phase Transitions -- 12. Quenched Disorder Distributions in
Three-Dimensional Diluted Ferromagnets -- 13. Weak Universality of Spin Glasses in Three Dimensions -- 14. Critical Exponents of the Two Dimensional Melting -- 15. Numerical Study of Critical Exponents for Kosterlitz—Thouless
Transition Systems -- 16. Critical Wetting and Interface Localization—Derealization Transition in a Double Wedge -- IV Soft Condensed Matter -- 17. Effect of Packing Parameter on Amphiphilic Self-Assembly: A Brownian Dynamics Study --
18. The Droplet Evaporation/Condensation Transition in a Finite Volume -- 19. Configurational Bias Monte Carlo Applied to Lipid Membranes in the Semi-grand Ensemble to Speed Up Mixing -- 20. Folding Polymer Chains -- 21. Polymer
Collapse in High Dimensions: Monte Carlo Simulation of Lattice Models -- 22. Computer Simulation of Polymers: Physics and Methods from Specific to Universal -- V Methods and Pedagogy -- 23. Using Simulations to Teach Statistical
Physics -- 24. Visualization of Melting Simulations -- 25. Network Algorithms and Critical Manifolds in Disordered Systems -- 26. Random Graphs as Building Blocks for a Network Model -- 27. Generalized Probability-Changing Algorithm --
28. Adaptive Integration Method -- VI Simulations of Materials -- 29. Lattice Instabilities of Perovskite Oxides from First Principles -- 30. Monte Carlo Simulations of Metal Monoatomic Layers -- 31. Molecular Dynamics Simulation of
Nanoindentation -- List of Contributors
ISBN:9783642592935
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer Proceedings in Physics: 95
Keywords: Physics , Condensed matter , Physics , Condensed Matter Physics , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2004-9783540409861:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The Physics of Traffic Empirical Freeway Pattern Features, Engineering Applications, and Theory
Author(s): Boris S Kerner
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (682 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-540-40986-1
Contents:1 Introduction -- I Historical Overview and Three-Phase Traffic Theory -- 2 Spatiotemporal Pattern Formation in Freeway Traffic -- 3 Overview of Freeway Traffic Theories and Models: Fundamental Diagram Approach -- 4 Basis of
Three-Phase Traffic Theory -- 5 Breakdown Phenomenon (F?S Transition) in Three-Phase Traffic Theory -- 6 Moving Jam Emergence in Three-Phase Traffic Theory -- 7 Congested Patterns at Freeway Bottlenecks in Three-Phase Traffic Theory --
8 Freeway Capacity in Three-Phase Traffic Theory -- II Empirical Spatiotemporal Congested Traffic Patterns -- 9 Empirical Congested Patterns at Isolated Bottlenecks -- 10 Empirical Breakdown Phenomenon: Phase Transition from Free Flow
to Synchronized Flow -- 11 Empirical Features of Wide Moving Jam Propagation -- 12 Empirical Features of Moving Jam Emergence -- 13 Empirical Pattern Evolution and Transformation at Isolated Bottlenecks -- 14 Empirical Complex Pattern
Formation Caused by Peculiarities of Freeway Infrastructure -- 15 Dependence of Empirical Fundamental Diagram on Congested Pattern Features -- III Microscopic Three-Phase Traffic Theory -- 16 Microscopic Traffic Flow Models for
Spatiotemporal Congested Patterns -- 17 Microscopic Theory of Phase Transitions in Freeway Traffic -- 18 Congested Patterns at Isolated Bottlenecks -- 19 Complex Congested Pattern Interaction and Transformation -- 20 Spatiotemporal
Patterns in Heterogeneous Traffic Flow -- IV Engineering Applications -- 21 ASDA and FOTO Models of Spatiotemporal Pattern Dynamics based on Local Traffic Flow Measurements -- 22 Spatiotemporal Pattern Recognition, Tracking, and
Prediction -- 23 Control of Spatiotemporal Congested Patterns -- 24 Conclusion -- A Terms and Definitions -- A.1 Traffic States, Parameters, and Variables -- A.2 Traffic Phases -- A.3 Phase Transitions -- A.4 Bottleneck Characteristics
-- A.5 Congested Patterns at Bottlenecks -- A.6 Local Perturbations -- A.7 Critical and Threshold Traffic Variables -- A.8 Some Features of Phase Transitions and Traffic State Stability -- B ASDA and FOTO Models for Practical
Applications -- B.1 ASDA Model for Several Road Detectors -- B.1.1 Extensions of ASDA for On-Ramps, Off- Ramps, and Changing of Number of Freeway Lanes Upstream of Moving Jam -- B.1.2 Extensions of ASDA for On-Ramps, Off- Ramps, and
Changing of Number of Freeway Lanes Downstream of Moving Jam -- B.1.3 FOTO Model for Several Road Detectors -- B.1.4 Extended Rules for FOTO Model -- B.2 Statistical Evaluation of Different Reduced Detector Configurations -- References
ISBN:9783540409861
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Thermodynamics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Vibration , Dynamics , Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Appl.Mathematics/Computational Methods of Engineering , Applications of Mathematics , Thermodynamics , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics , Vibration, Dynamical Systems, Control
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2004-9781402021497:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Instabilities and Nonequilibrium Structures VII & VIII
Author(s):
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (388 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4020-2149-7
Contents:I. Courses -- Diffusion-limited reactions of particles with fluctuating activity -- Classical Dynamics of Excitations of Bose Condensates in Anisotropic Traps -- Bifurcations in Attractive Bose-Einstein Condensates and Superfluid
Helium -- Phase boundary dynamics in a one-dimensional non-equilibrium lattice gas -- Conventional Bose-Einstein condensation -- II. Invited Conferences and Seminars -- On the topographic rectification of ocean fluctuations -- Dynamics
of conical singularities: S type d-cones -- Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Scalp EEG Epileptic Signals -- A theorem on wave packets -- The Kolmogorov-Lax-Phillips Systems as Branch Systems of the Reichembach Model -- Computing the
quantum Boltzmann equation from a Kossakowski-Lindblad generator -- A Combined Density Functional and Semiclassical Approach to Describe Atomic/Ionic Radii -- Boundary-Forced Spatial Chaos -- Chaotic toy model of mobile beds in natural
channels -- Chaotic motion and the classical-quantum border -- Thermodynamic behavior of a stain -- Approach to equilibrium for quantum systems with continuous spectrum -- Linear Marangoni problem in a diluted polymer -- On some
localized solutions of coupled Ginzburg-Landau equations -- Stable-Unstable Transitions in Viscous Fingering -- Force distribution in two dimensional sandpile -- Time-periodic forcing of Turing patterns in the Brusselator model --
Realizations of the random representations of the Navier-Stokes equations by ordinary differential equations -- Characterization of the Dynamical Evolution of Electroencephalogram Time Series -- Exact results in trapping reactions for
mobile particles and a single trap -- Vortex-dipole surface wave interactions in deep water -- Non linear dynamics, pattern formation and materials science -- New results for diffusion-limited reactions within a stochastic model --
Author Index
ISBN:9781402021497
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Nonlinear Phenomena and Complex Systems: 8
Keywords: Physics , Condensed matter , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Condensed Matter Physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2004-9780387225265:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Noise Theory and Application to Physics From Fluctuations to Information
Author(s): Philippe Réfrégier
Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (288 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-0-387-22526-5
Contents:1 Introduction -- 2 Random Variables -- 2.1 Random Events and Probability -- 2.2 Random Variables -- 2.3 Means and Moments -- 2.4 Median and Mode of a Probability Distribution -- 2.5 Joint Random Variables -- 2.6 Covariance -- 2.7
Change of Variables -- 2.8 Stochastic Vectors -- Exercises -- 3 Fluctuations and Covariance -- 3.1 Stochastic Processes -- 3.2 Stationarity and Ergodicity -- 3.3 Ergodicity in Statistical Physics -- 3.4 Generalization to Stochastic
Fields -- 3.5 Random Sequences and Cyclostationarity -- 3.6 Ergodic and Stationary Cases -- 3.7 Application to Optical Coherence -- 3.8 Fields and Partial Differential Equations -- 3.9 Power Spectral Density -- 3.10 Filters and
Fluctuations -- 3.11 Application to Optical Imaging -- 3.12 Green Functions and Fluctuations -- 3.13 Stochastic Vector Fields -- 3.14 Application to the Polarization of Light -- 3.15 Ergodicity and Polarization of Light -- 3.16
Appendix: Wiener–Khinchine Theorem -- Exercises -- 4 Limit Theorems and Fluctuations -- 4.1 Sum of Random Variables -- 4.2 Characteristic Function -- 4.3 Central Limit Theorem -- 4.4 Gaussian Noise and Stable Probability Laws -- 4.5 A
Simple Model of Speckle -- 4.6 Random Walks -- 4.7 Application to Diffusion -- 4.8 Random Walks and Space Dimensions -- 4.9 Rare Events and Particle Noise -- 4.10 Low Flux Speckle -- Exercises -- 5 Information and Fluctuations -- 5.1
Shannon Information -- 5.2 Entropy -- 5.3 Kolmogorov Complexity -- 5.4 Information and Stochastic Processes -- 5.5 Maximum Entropy Principle -- 5.6 Entropy of Continuous Distributions -- 5.7 Entropy, Propagation and Diffusion -- 5.8
Multidimensional Gaussian Case -- 5.9 Kullback-Leibler Measure -- 5.10 Appendix: Lagrange Multipliers -- Exercises -- 6 Thermodynamic Fluctuations -- 6.1 Gibbs Statistics -- 6.2 Free Energy -- 6.3 Connection with Thermodynamics -- 6.4
Covariance of Fluctuations -- 6.5 A Simple Example -- 6.6 Fluctuation-Dissipation Theorem -- 6.7 Noise at the Terminals of an RC Circuit -- 6.8 Phase Transitions -- 6.9 Critical Fluctuations -- Exercises -- 7 Statistical Estimation --
7.1 The Example of Poisson Noise -- 7.2 The Language of Statistics -- 7.3 Characterizing an Estimator -- 7.4 Maximum Likelihood Estimator -- 7.5 Cramer-Rao Bound in the Scalar Case -- 7.6 Exponential Family -- 7.7 Example Applications
-- 7.8 Cramer-Rao Bound in the Vectorial Case -- 7.9 Likelihood and the Exponential Family -- 7.10 Examples in the Exponential Family -- 7.11 Robustness of Estimators -- 7.12 Appendix: Scalar Cramer-Rao Bound -- 7.13 Appendix:
Efficient Statistics -- 7.14 Appendix: Vectorial Cramer-Rao Bound -- Exercises -- 8 Examples of Estimation in Physics -- 8.1 Measurement of Optical Flux -- 8.2 Measurement Accuracy in the Presence of Gaussian Noise -- 8.3 Estimating a
Detection Efficiency -- 8.4 Estimating the Covariance Matrix -- 8.5 Application to Coherency Matrices -- 8.6 Making Estimates in the Presence of Speckle -- 8.7 Fluctuation-Dissipation and Estimation -- Exercises -- 9 Solutions to
Exercises -- 9.1 Chapter Two. Random Variables -- 9.2 Chapter Three. Fluctuations and Covariance -- 9.3 Chapter Four. Limit Theorems and Fluctuations -- 9.4 Chapter Five. Information and Fluctuations -- 9.5 Chapter Six. Statistical
Physics -- 9.6 Chapter Seven. Statistical Estimation -- 9.7 Chapter Eight. Examples of Estimation in Physics -- References
ISBN:9780387225265
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Optics , Electrodynamics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Optics and Electrodynamics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2003-9783662055946:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Adaptivity and Learning An Interdisciplinary Debate
Author(s):
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (403 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-05594-6
Contents:Adaptivity and Learning — an Interdisciplinary Debate -- I Biology and Behaviour of Adaptation and Learning -- Biology of Adaptation and Learning -- The Adaptive Properties of the Phosphate Uptake System of Cyanobacteria: Information
Storage About Environmental Phosphate Supply -- Cognitive Architecture of a Mini-Brain -- Cerebral Mechanisms of Learning Revealed by Functional Neuroimaging in Humans -- Creating Presence by Bridging Between the Past and the Future:
the Role of Learning and Memory for the Organization of Life -- II Physics Approach to Learning — Neural Networks and Statistics -- The Physics Approach to Learning in Neural Networks -- Statistical Physics of Learning and
Generalization -- The Statistical Physics of Learning: Phase Transitions and Dynamical Symmetry Breaking -- The Complexity of Learning with Supportvector Machines — A Statistical Physics Study -- III Mathematical Models of Learning --
Mathematics Approach to Learning -- Learning and the Art of Fault-Tolerant Guesswork -- Perspectives on Learning Symbolic Data with Connectionistic Systems -- Statistical Learning and Kernel Methods -- Inductive Versus Approximative
Learning -- IV Learning by Experience -- Learning by Experience -- Learning by Experience from Others — Social Learning and Imitation in Animals and Robots -- Reinforcement Learning: a Brief Overview -- A Simple Model for Learning from
Unspecific Reinforcement -- V Human-Like Cognition and AI Learning -- Aspects of Human-Like Cognition and AI Learning -- Making Robots Learn to See -- Using Machine Learning Techniques in Complex Multi-Agent Domains -- Learning
Similarities for Informally Defined Objects -- Semiotic Cognitive Information Processing: Learning to Understand Discourse. A Systemic Model of Meaning Constitution
ISBN:9783662055946
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Philosophy , Computers , Evolutionary biology , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Control engineering , Robotics , Mechatronics , Physics , Physics, general , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Control, Robotics, Mechatronics , Computing Methodologies , Philosophy, general , Evolutionary Biology
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2003-9783662051931:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Fractal Concepts in Condensed Matter Physics
Author(s): Tsuneyoshi Nakayama
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (210 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-05193-1
Contents:1. Introduction -- 2. Fractals -- 3. Percolating Networks as Random Fractals -- 4. Multifractals -- 5. Anomalous Diffusion on Fractal Networks -- 6. Atomic Vibrations of Percolating Networks -- 7. Scaling Arguments for Dynamic
Structure Factors -- 8. Spin Waves in Diluted Heisenberg Antiferromagnets -- 9. Anderson Transition -- 10. Multifractals in the Anderson Transition -- Appendices -- A. Multifractality of the HRN Model -- B. Spectral Dimensions for
Deterministic Fractals -- B.1 Sierpinski Gasket -- B.2 Mandelbrot-Given Fractal -- C. Diffusion and Dynamics on Networks -- C.1 Atomic Vibrations -- C.2 Spin Waves in Diluted Ferro- and Antiferromagnets -- C.3 Superconducting Networks
-- D. Wigner Distributions -- References
ISBN:9783662051931
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences: 140
Keywords: Physics , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Physics , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2003-9783662051580:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Disordered Materials An Introduction
Author(s): Paolo M Ossi
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (289 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-662-05158-0
Contents:1. Solids: Geometrical and Symmetrical Properties -- 2. Structural Order -- 3. The Glass Transition -- 4. The Structure of Disordered Systems -- 5. Clusters -- 6. Quasicrystals -- A. Appendix -- References
ISBN:9783662051580
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Keywords: Physics , Crystallography , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Engineering , Physics , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems , Crystallography , Engineering, general
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2003-9783642555220:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed-Matter Physics XV Proceedings of the Fifteenth Workshop Athens, GA, USA, March 11–15, 2002
Author(s):
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (222 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-55522-0
Contents:1 Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics: An Introduction -- I Magnetism -- 2 Low-Temperature Metastability: Prefactors, Divergences, and Discontinuities -- 3 Fine-Grid Simulations of Thermally Activated Switching in
Nanoscale Magnets -- 4 Determining the Saddle Point in Micromagnetic Models of Magnetization Switching -- 5 Macroscopic Magnetization Jumps in Strongly Frustrated Quantum Spin Lattices -- 6 Nonequilibrium Relaxation Study on the
Ferromagnetic Transition of Ising Spin Glass Model -- 7 Nonequilibrium Relaxation Analysis of Frustrated XY Models in Two Dimensions -- 8 First Principles Calculations of the Magnetic Structure in FeMn/Co Bilayers -- II Quantum Systems
-- 9 Phase Transitions and Quantum Effects in Pore Condensates -- 10 Polynomial Expansion Method for the Monte Carlo Calculation of Strongly Correlated Electron Systems -- 11 Prom Frustrated Ising Models to Quantum Computing -- 12
Parallel Quantum Monte Carlo Simulation of S = 3 Antiferromagnetic Heisenberg Chain -- 13 Melting of Stripes in a Two-Dimensional Hard-Core Boson Hubbard Model -- 14 A Microscopic Approach to the Mott-Hubbard Gap -- 15 Two Quantum
Cluster Approximations -- III Materials Properties -- 16 Asymptotic Behavior of a Strain Percolation Model for a Deforming Metal -- 17 Calculation of Static and Thermal Displacements in Metallic Alloys -- 18 Monte Carlo Simulation of
the Surface Structure of Ge on Si(001) -- IV Liquids and Colloids -- 19 Simulating Semiconductor Liquids with Ab Initio Pseudopotentials and Quantum Forces -- 20 Mapping Molecular Simulations to Continuum Models for Binary Fluids -- 21
Electrokinetic Phenomena Revisited: A Lattice—Boltzmann Approach -- V Methods and Algorithms -- 22 Binary Tree Summation Monte Carlo Method for Potts Models -- 23 Probability-Changing Cluster Algorithm for Two-Dimensional Systems with
the Vector Order Parameter -- 24 Flat Histogram Method of Wang-Landau and N-Fold Way -- 25 Solving the Time-Dependent Maxwell Equations by Unconditionally Stable Algorithms -- 26 Chebyshev Method to Solve the Time-Dependent Maxwell
Equations -- 27 Statistical Mechanics of Classical Distinguishable Particles -- List of Contributors
ISBN:9783642555220
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer Proceedings in Physics: 90
Keywords: Physics , Computer simulation , Condensed matter , Physics , Condensed Matter Physics , Simulation and Modeling , Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2003-9783540458050:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Coverings of Discrete Quasiperiodic Sets Theory and Applications to Quasicrystals
Author(s):
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (273 p.)
Note:10.1007/3-540-45805-0
Contents:Covering of Discrete Quasiperiodic Sets: Concepts and Theory -- Covering Clusters in Icosahedral Quasicrystals -- Generation of Quasiperiodic Order by Maximal Cluster Covering -- Voronoi and Delone Clusters in Dual Quasiperiodic
Tilings -- The Efficiency of Delone Coverings of the Canonical Tilings ? *(a4) and ? *(d6) -- Lines and Planes in 2- and 3-Dimensional Quasicrystals -- Thermally-Induced Tile Rearrangements in Decagonal Quasicrystals — Superlattice
Ordering and Phason Fluctuation -- Tilings and Coverings of Quasicrystal Surfaces
ISBN:9783540458050
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer Tracts in Modern Physics: 180
Keywords: Physics , Group theory , Crystallography , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Physics , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems , Crystallography , Group Theory and Generalizations
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2003-9783540448358:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Slow Relaxations and nonequilibrium dynamics in condensed matter Les Houches Session LXXVII, 1-26 July, 2002
Author(s):
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (769 p.)
Note:10.1007/b80352
Contents:From the Contents: Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions -- Mechanical Aging and Non-Linear Rheology of Concentrated Colloidal Suspensions: Experimental Facts and Simple Models -- Structural Relaxation and Rheology of Soft Condensed Matter
-- Granular Matter: Some Ideas from Statistical Physics -- Supercooled Liquids, the Glass Transition, and Computer Simulations -- Glasses, Replicas and all that -- Dynamics of Glassy Systems -- Equilibrium States and Dynamics of
Equilibration: General Issues and Open Questions -- Experimental Analysis of Aging -- Fluctuation Dissipation Relation in a Non-Stationary System: Experimental Investigation in a Spin Glass -- Non-Equilibrium Dynamics and Aging in the
Electron Glass -- Proteins: Structural, Thermodynamic and Kinetic Aspects -- Self-Organized Criticality in Granular Superconductors -- Hiking Through Glassy Phases: Physics Beyond Aging. Kinetically Constrained Models and Driven
Systems with Slow Dynamics -- Dynamic Transitions in Thermal and Athermal Systems
ISBN:9783540448358
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Les Houches-École d’Été de Physique Theorique: 77
Keywords: Physics , Physical chemistry , Polymers , Condensed matter , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Biophysics , Biological physics , Physics , Condensed Matter Physics , Physical Chemistry , Polymer Sciences , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems , Biophysics and Biological Physics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Cover
Image
Call number:SPRINGER-2003-9783540398431:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:Granular Gas Dynamics
Author(s):
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (369 p.)
Note:10.1007/b12449
Contents:Part I: Kinetic Theory -- Asymptotic Solutions of the Nonlinear Boltzmann Equation for Dissipative Systems -- The Homogeneous Cooling State Revisited -- The Inelastic Maxwell Model -- Cooling Granular Gases: The Role of Correlations
in the Velocity Field -- Self-Similar Asymptotics for the Boltzmann Equation With Inelastic Interactions -- Kinetic Integrals in the Kinetic Theory of Dissipative Gases -- Kinetics of Fragmenting Freely Evolving Granular Gases -- Part
II: Granular Hydrodynamics -- Shock Waves in Granular Gases -- Linearized Boltzmann Equation and Hydrodynamics for Granular Gases -- Development of a Density Invesion in Driven Granular Gases -- Kinetic Theory for Inertia Flows of
Dilute Turbulent Gas-Solids Two-Phase Mixtures -- Part III: Driven Gases and Structure Formation -- Driven Granular Gases -- Van der Waals-Like Transition in Fluidized Granular Matter -- Birth and Sudden Death of Granular Cluster --
Vibrated Granular Media as Experimentally Realized Granular Gases
ISBN:9783540398431
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Lecture Notes in Physics: 624
Keywords: Physics , Continuum physics , Amorphous substances , Complex fluids , Phase transitions (Statistical physics) , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Mechanics , Mechanics, Applied , Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Classical Continuum Physics , Soft and Granular Matter, Complex Fluids and Microfluidics , Phase Transitions and Multiphase Systems , Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Availability:Click here to see Library holdings or inquire at Circ Desk (x3401)
Click to reserve this book Be sure to include your ID please.
More info:Amazon.com
More info: Barnes and Noble
Full Text:Click here
Location: ONLINE

Return to the Fermilab Library catalog