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Lecture 18
Make up: 12:30 BL 270
Pauli paramagnetism of an ideal fermi gas Pathria Chpt. 8

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Lecture 19
Landau diamagnetism of an ideal fermi gas Pathria Chpt. 8, Landau & Lifshitz § 59

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Lecture 20
Bose Einstein condensation Pathria Chpt. 7

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Lecture 21
Bose Einstein condensation  specific heat and entropy Pathria Chpt. 7

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Lecture 22
Superfluid ^{4}He, BEC in trapped atomic gases, classical gas with internal degrees of freedom

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Lecture 23
Make up: 12:30 BL 270
Classical nonideal gas  the Mayer cluster expansion Pathria Chpt. 9

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Lecture 24
Virial expansion for the equation of state, van der Waals theory of the liquidgas phase transition Pathria Chpt. 9, 11
HW 4 due

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Lecture 25
Make up: 12:30 BL 270
Liquidgas phase transition continued  Maxwell construction and coexistence curve Pathria Chpt. 11.2

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Lecture 26
Liquidgas phase transition continued  behavior near the critical point, critical exponents; ClausiusClapeyron relation and Gibbs sum rule Pathria Chpt. 11.2
HW 5 due

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Lecture 27
The Ising model, magnetic ensembles, spontaneously broken symmetry, phase transitions and the thermodynamic limit Pathria Chpt. 11

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Lecture 28
The mean field solution of the Ising model and Landau's theory of 2nd order phase transitions Pathria Chpt. 11 and Plischke and Bergersen Chpt. 3
HW 6 due

