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Statistical physics books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Statistical physics category. Presented with a red border are the Statistical physics books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Perturbative and Non-perturbative Approaches to String Sigma-Models in AdS/CFT by Edoardo Vescovi Perturbative and Non-perturbative Approaches to String Sigma-Models in AdS/CFT

This thesis introduces readers to the type II superstring theories in the AdS5xS5 and AdS4xCP3 backgrounds. Each chapter exemplifies a different computational approach to measuring observables (conformal dimensions of single-trace operators and expectation values of Wilson loop operators) relevant for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Hadamard States from Light-like Hypersurfaces by Claudio Dappiaggi, Valter Moretti, Nicola Pinamonti Hadamard States from Light-like Hypersurfaces
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This book provides a rather self-contained survey of the construction of Hadamard states for scalar field theories in a large class of notable spacetimes, possessing a (conformal) light-like boundary.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics An Introduction to Key Concepts by Jochen (Professor of Mathematics, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences) Rau Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics An Introduction to Key Concepts
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Statistical physics and thermodynamics describe the behaviour of systems on the macroscopic scale. Their methods are applicable to a wide range of phenomena, from neutron stars to heat engines, or from chemical reactions to phase transitions. The pertinent laws are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics An Introduction to Key Concepts by Jochen (Professor of Mathematics, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences) Rau Statistical Physics and Thermodynamics An Introduction to Key Concepts
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Statistical physics and thermodynamics describe the behaviour of systems on the macroscopic scale. Their methods are applicable to a wide range of phenomena, from neutron stars to heat engines, or from chemical reactions to phase transitions. The pertinent laws are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Geometry of Quantum States An Introduction to Quantum Entanglement by Ingemar Bengtsson, Karol Zyczkowski Geometry of Quantum States An Introduction to Quantum Entanglement
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This new edition describes the space of quantum states and the theory of quantum entanglement from a geometric perspective.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Modelling Protocells The Emergent Synchronization of Reproduction and Molecular Replication by Roberto Serra, Marco Villani Modelling Protocells The Emergent Synchronization of Reproduction and Molecular Replication
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The monograph discusses models of synthetic protocells, which are cell-like structures obtained from non-living matter endowed with some rudimentary kind of metabolism and genetics, but much simpler than biological cells. They should grow and proliferate, generating offsprings that resemble in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Stochastic Processes and Random Matrices Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 104, July 2015 by Gregory (Senior Researcher, CNRS - Universite Paris-Sud, France) Schehr Stochastic Processes and Random Matrices Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 104, July 2015
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This text covers in detail recent developments in the field of stochastic processes and Random Matrix Theory. Matrix models have been playing an important role in theoretical physics for a long time and are currently also a very active domain...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Metastable Glassy States Under External Perturbations  Monitoring the Effects of Compression and Shear-strain by Corrado Rainone Metastable Glassy States Under External Perturbations Monitoring the Effects of Compression and Shear-strain

This thesis presents a theoretical analysis of the behavior of glasses under external perturbations, i.e. compression and shear straining. Written in a pedagogical style, it explains every facet of the problem in detail, including many crucial steps that cannot be...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

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Quantum Statistics of Dense Gases and Nonideal Plasmas by Werner Ebeling, Vladimir E. Fortov, Vladimir Filinov Quantum Statistics of Dense Gases and Nonideal Plasmas
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The aim of this book is the pedagogical exploration of the basic principles of quantum-statistical thermodynamics as applied to various states of matter - ranging from rare gases to astrophysical matter with high-energy density. The reader will learn in this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

String Theory Methods for Condensed Matter Physics by Horatiu (Universidade Estadual Paulista, Sao Paulo) Nastase String Theory Methods for Condensed Matter Physics
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A comprehensive textbook covering the applications of string theory methods and the mathematics of AdS/CFT to areas of condensed matter physics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Quantum Field Theory and Condensed Matter An Introduction by Ramamurti (Yale University, Connecticut) Shankar Quantum Field Theory and Condensed Matter An Introduction
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This book provides a review of the application of quantum field theory to condensed matter systems, introducing important techniques in condensed matter theory.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Complex Networks Principles, Methods and Applications by Vito Latora, Vincenzo Nicosia, Giovanni Russo Complex Networks Principles, Methods and Applications
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A comprehensive introduction to the theory and applications of complex network science, complete with real-world data sets and software tools.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Classical Statistical Mechanics with Nested Sampling by Robert John Nicholas Baldock Classical Statistical Mechanics with Nested Sampling

This thesis develops a nested sampling algorithm into a black box tool for directly calculating the partition function, and thus the complete phase diagram of a material, from the interatomic potential energy function. It represents a significant step forward in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Formulation of Statistical Mechanics Based on Thermal Pure Quantum States by Sho Sugiura Formulation of Statistical Mechanics Based on Thermal Pure Quantum States

This thesis introduces the concept of thermal pure quantum (TPQ) states , which are pure quantum states in equilibrium.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Quantization, Geometry and Noncommutative Structures in Mathematics and Physics by Alexander Cardona Quantization, Geometry and Noncommutative Structures in Mathematics and Physics

This monograph presents various ongoing approaches to the vast topic of quantization, which is the process of forming a quantum mechanical system starting from a classical one, and discusses their numerous fruitful interactions with mathematics.The opening chapter introduces the various...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics A Modern Perspective by Paolo Politi, Roberto Livi Nonequilibrium Statistical Physics A Modern Perspective
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A comprehensive and pedagogical text on nonequilibrium statistical physics, covering topics from random walks to pattern formation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Non-Dissipative Effects in Nonequilibrium Systems by Christian Maes Non-Dissipative Effects in Nonequilibrium Systems

This book introduces and discusses both the fundamental aspects and the measurability of applications of time-symmetric kinetic quantities, outlining the features that constitute the non-dissipative branch of non-equilibrium physics.These specific features of non-equilibrium dynamics have largely been ignored in standard...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/11/2017

Quantized Detector Networks Theory and Applications by George (University of Nottingham) Jaroszkiewicz Quantized Detector Networks Theory and Applications

A novel and up-to-date approach to quantum mechanics that extends the standard formalism to cover the observer and their apparatus.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Theory and Applications of Instanton Calculations by Manu (Universite de Montreal) Paranjape The Theory and Applications of Instanton Calculations

This book explains in detail the key concepts, calculations and applications elucidating quantum tunnelling mediated by instantons, using the Feynman path integral.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Statistical Mechanics of Lattice Systems A Concrete Mathematical Introduction by Sacha (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil) Friedli, Yvan (Universite de Geneve) Velenik Statistical Mechanics of Lattice Systems A Concrete Mathematical Introduction
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A self-contained, mathematical introduction to the driving ideas in equilibrium statistical mechanics, studying important models in detail.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

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A Primer on String Theory by Volker (Deutsches Elektronen-Sychrotron (DESY) Hamburg) Schomerus A Primer on String Theory

A concise introduction to string theory explaining central concepts, mathematical tools and recent developments in the field of physics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

A Primer on String Theory by Volker (Deutsches Elektronen-Sychrotron (DESY) Hamburg) Schomerus A Primer on String Theory

A concise introduction to string theory explaining central concepts, mathematical tools and recent developments in the field of physics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2017

The Three-Body Problem and the Equations of Dynamics Poincare's Foundational Work on Dynamical Systems Theory by Henri Poincare The Three-Body Problem and the Equations of Dynamics Poincare's Foundational Work on Dynamical Systems Theory

Here is an accurate and readable translation of a seminal article by Henri Poincare that is a classic in the study of dynamical systems popularly called chaos theory. In an effort to understand the stability of orbits in the solar...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/05/2017

Fundamentals of Stochastic Nature Sciences by Valery I. Klyatskin Fundamentals of Stochastic Nature Sciences

This book addresses the processes of stochastic structure formation in two-dimensional geophysical fluid dynamics based on statistical analysis of Gaussian random fields, as well as stochastic structure formation in dynamic systems with parametric excitation of positive random fields f(r,t) described...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2017

Lectures on Classical and Quantum Theory of Fields by Henryk Arodz, Leszek Hadasz Lectures on Classical and Quantum Theory of Fields
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This textbook addresses graduate students starting to specialize in theoretical physics. It provides didactic introductions to the main topics in the theory of fields, while taking into account the contemporary view of the subject. The student will find concise explanations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2017

Classical Field Theory by Joel Franklin Classical Field Theory

A comprehensive introduction to the methods of, and physics describable by, classical field theory.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Theoretical Study on Correlation Effects in Topological Matter by Hiroki Isobe Theoretical Study on Correlation Effects in Topological Matter

This thesis elucidates electron correlation effects in topological matter whose electronic states hold nontrivial topological properties robust against small perturbations. In addition to a comprehensive introduction to topological matter, this thesis provides a new perspective on correlated topological matter. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/04/2017

The c and a-Theorems and the Local Renormalisation Group by Graham Shore The c and a-Theorems and the Local Renormalisation Group

The Zamolodchikov c-theorem has led to important new insights in the understanding of the Renormalisation Group (RG) and the geometry of the space of QFTs. The present primer introduces and reviews the parallel developments of the search for a higher-dimensional...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2017

The Langevin Equation: With Applications to Stochastic Problems in Physics, Chemistry and Electrical Engineering by William T. Coffey, Yuri P. Kalmykov The Langevin Equation: With Applications to Stochastic Problems in Physics, Chemistry and Electrical Engineering
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Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2017

Finn's Thermal Physics by Andrew Rex Finn's Thermal Physics

This fully updated and expanded new edition continues to provide the most readable, concise, and easy-to-follow introduction to thermal physics. While maintaining the style of the original work, the book now covers statistical mechanics and incorporates worked examples systematically throughout...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2017

Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics with Application to Disordered Systems by Manuel Osvaldo Caceres Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics with Application to Disordered Systems

This textbook is the result of the enhancement of several courses on non-equilibrium statistics, stochastic processes, stochastic differential equations, anomalous diffusion and disorder. The target audience includes students of physics, mathematics, biology, chemistry, and engineering at undergraduate and graduate level...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/03/2017

Emergent Complexity from Nonlinearity, in Physics, Engineering and the Life Sciences Proceedings of the Xxiii International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics of Electronic Systems, Como, Italy, 7-11 Se by Ruedi Stoop Emergent Complexity from Nonlinearity, in Physics, Engineering and the Life Sciences Proceedings of the Xxiii International Conference on Nonlinear Dynamics of Electronic Systems, Como, Italy, 7-11 Se

This book collects contributions to the XXIII international conference Nonlinear dynamics of electronic systems . Topics range from non-linearity in electronic circuits to synchronisation effects in complex networks to biological systems, neural dynamics and the complex organisation of the brain....
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017

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