Logo

Introduction to Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics with Quantum Field

Small book cover: Introduction to Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics with Quantum Field

Introduction to Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics with Quantum Field
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 78

Description:
The author presents a concise and self-contained introduction to nonequilibrium statistical mechanics with quantum field theory by considering an ensemble of interacting identical bosons or fermions as an example. Readers are assumed to be familiar with the Matsubara formalism of equilibrium statistical mechanics such as Feynman diagrams, the proper self-energy, and Dyson's equation.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(920KB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Lectures on Noise Sensitivity and PercolationLectures on Noise Sensitivity and Percolation
by - arXiv
The goal of this set of lectures is to combine two seemingly unrelated topics: (1) The study of Boolean functions, a field particularly active in computer science; (2) Some models in statistical physics, mostly percolation.
(6149 views)
Book cover: Non-Equilibrium Statistical MechanicsNon-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics
by - Imperial College London
This is an attempt to deliver, within a couple of hours, a few key-concepts of non-equilibrium statistical mechanics. The goal is to develop some ideas of contemporary research. Many of the ideas are illustrated or even introduced by examples.
(2486 views)
Book cover: Statistical PhysicsStatistical Physics
by - University of Vienna
This web tutorial was devised as a tool for teaching Statistical Physics to second year students. Topics covered: Why is water wet? Elements of Kinetic Theory; Phase space; Statistical Thermodynamics; Statistical Quantum Mechanics.
(5148 views)
Book cover: Statistical PhysicsStatistical Physics
by - Caltech
The author discusses using statistical mechanics to understand real systems, rather than ideal systems that can be solved exactly. In addition dynamics and fluctuations are considered. These notes are an attempt to summarize the main points.
(5698 views)