Description

The second part of 'Statistical Physics' deals with the quantum theory of the condensed state of matter. This volume is essentially an entirely new book, based on the large amount of new material which has become available in statistical physics since' Part 1' was published.

Readership

For postgraduate students and research workers in theoretical physics; also final year undergraduates in theoretical physics, physics and chemistry.

Table of Contents

The normal fermi liquid; Superfluidity; Superconductivity; Electrons in the crystal lattice; Magnetism; Hydrodynamic fluctuations; Index.

Details

No. of pages:
387
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1980
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080503509
Print ISBN:
9780750626361

About the authors

L. P. Pitaevskii

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute for Physical Problems, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR

Reviews

The second part of 'Statistical Physics' deals with the quantum theory of the condensed state of matter. This volume is essentially an entirely new book, based on the large amount of new material which has become available in statistical physics since' Part 1' was published.