Jan 20, 2022  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
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PY 831 - Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics


Foundations of classical statistical mechanics with applications. Phase transitions, critical phenomena, and renormalization group theory. Quantum statistics such as Bose-Einstein and Fermi-Dirac distributions and their applications. Advanced topics in non-equilibrium statistical mechanics such as classical and quantum theory of linear response, Langevin and Fokker-Planck equations and their applications. 

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisite: PY 431)

Credits: 3