Lecturer:
Doron Cohen
Assistant: Dekel Shapira 
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class exercises  home exercises 
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Random variables
Quantum / Statistical states Spectral functions 
[1]
[2] 
(0080)
0060 0150 
0010
0020 0030 0050 0070 0105 0160 
2  Canonical formalism
Thermodynamics 
[3]
[4] 
(2051)
(2052) 1817 2311 2351 2360 
2040
2042 2050 2160 2170 
3

Chemical Equilibrium
The grand canonical formalism (exercises refer to quantum gases) 
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(2190+
3555)
3336 3021 3550 3745 
3009
3030 3040 3520 3540 3570 
4

Ideal Gases  Boltzmann, Fermi, Bose
(exercises refer to chemical equilibrium) 
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4016
4211 
4213
4441 4550 
5

The kinetic description of a gas, Boltzmann

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6030
6040 
6050
6070 





6

System with interactions,
Virial expansion, Yang and Lee theorems. 
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5024
5811 5963 
5955
5969 5010 
7

Ising model and its variations.  [8] 
5651
5825 
5645
5660 
8

Phase Transitions 
Mean Field theory. 
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5713

5641
5732 5721 
9

Critical behavior 
Field theory approach. 
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10

Fluctuations in equilibrium
Linear response theory FluctuationDissipation relation 
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[12] [13] 
7050
7040 
7020

11

System+Bath paradigm
Langevin Equation FokkerPlanck Equation Quantum Master Equations 
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8481
8483 8490 
8025
8032 8484 8492 
12

Nonequilibrium processes
Fluctuations out of equilibrium 
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Additional exercises (optional)



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2340 4015 4215 6010 6020 

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