The Thermodynamics of Light
by Per Kristen Jakobsen
Publisher: arXiv.org 2018
Number of pages: 60
These notes introduce some of the basic mathematical and physical tools necessary for theoretical investigations into the thermodynamics properties of light in cavities. The notes will also be useful for the research teams entering this field of science.
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