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lecture 15
fluctuations in the grand canonical ensemble continued, noninteracting particles, chemical equilibrium, a gas in equilibrium with a surface of absorption sites

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lecture 16
gas in equilibrium with an absorbing surface, quantum ensembles, density matrix

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MIDTERM EXAM 10:30 am in BL 375

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lecture 17
quantum microcanonical, canonical, and grand canonical ensembles, 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 18
two particle density matrix continued, quantum correlations as an effective classical pair interaction, Nparticle partition function in the positionspace basis, partition functions for noninteracting quantum ideal gas

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