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Physics 418: Statistical Mechanics I
Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu  Spring 2006
March
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drop/add/audit deadline

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lecture 13
grand canonical ensemble

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lecture 14
grand cononical ensemble continued, chemical equilibrum

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lecture 15
quantum ensembles, density matrix

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spring break

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spring break

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lecture 16
FermiDirac and BoseEinstein statistics, two particle density matrix
HW 3 due

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lecture 17
Nparticle quantum partition function in real space, grand canonical partition function for fermions and bosons

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lecture 18
average occupation numbers, classical limit, harmonic oscillator and bosons
HW 4 due

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MIDTERM EXAM

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