**Pure State Quantum Statistical Mechanics**

by Christian Gogolin

**Publisher**: arXiv 2010**Number of pages**: 84

**Description**:

The capabilities of a new approach towards the foundations of Statistical Mechanics are explored. The approach is genuine quantum in the sense that statistical behavior is a consequence of objective quantum uncertainties due to entanglement and uncertainty relations. No additional randomness is added by hand and no assumptions about a priori probabilities are made, instead measure concentration results are used to justify the methods of Statistical Physics.

Download or read it online for free here:

**Download link**

(1.3MB, PDF)

## Similar books

**Introduction to Statistical Physics**

by

**Eric Bertin**-

**ENS Lyon**

This introductory text was aimed at giving a basic knowledge of the concepts and methods of statistical physics to the readers, so that they could later on follow more advanced lectures on diverse topics in the field of complex systems.

(

**7258**views)

**Information Theory and Statistical Physics**

by

**Neri Merhav**-

**arXiv**

Lecture notes for a graduate course focusing on the relations between Information Theory and Statistical Physics. The course is aimed at EE graduate students in the area of Communications and Information Theory, or graduate students in Physics.

(

**7148**views)

**Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics: An intermediate level course**

by

**Richard Fitzpatrick**-

**Lulu.com**

Set of lecture notes for an upper-division thermodynamics and statistical mechanics course. Covered topics are classical thermodynamics, the thermodynamics of the atmosphere, heat engines, specific heat capacities of gases and solids, etc.

(

**14413**views)

**Non-Equilibrium Processes**

by

**Sidney Redner**-

**Boston University**

The author illustrates non-equilibrium statistical physics by presenting a number of current and paradigmatic examples of systems that are out of equilibrium, and elucidates the range of techniques available to solve these systems.

(

**4216**views)