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lecture 16
quantum harmonic osciallator at temperature T, BoseEinstein and FermiDirac statistics, Pauli exlusion principle, occupation number representation, density matrix for two noninteracting particles

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lecture 17
quantum correlations as an effective classical pair interaction, Nparticle partition function in the positionspace basis, partition functions for noninteracting quantum ideal gas, classical partition function in the occupation number representation
HW #4 due

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lecture 18
average occupation number, the classical vs quantum limits of the ideal gas, the quantized harmonic oscillator as bosons
9:40  10:55 am in BL 372

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lecture 19
Debye model for specific heat of a solid, black body radiation

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lecture 20
quantum ideal gas, standard functions, pressure, density, energy, the leading correction to the classical limit, the degenerate Fermi gas and the Fermi energy

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lecture 21
degenerate Fermi gas, ground state energy, the Sommerfeld expansion, chemical potential at finite temperature, specific heat
9:40  10:55 am in BL 375

