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Quantum Statistical Mechanics in the Natural Sciences : A Volume Dedicated to Lars Onsager on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday

Author: Stephan L Mintz; Susan M Widmayer
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 1974.
Series: Studies in the Natural Sciences, A Series from the Center for Theoretical Studies, 4.
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Leagues and, in many cases, students, of Professor Onsager. Professor Onsager, himself, has contributed a paper on Illife in early times" to the volume. Among the topics discussed are some interesting applications of low temperature experimental techniques to cardiology and astrophysics. We would like to express our particular appreciation to Mrs. Helga Billings and Miss Sara Lesser for their excellent typing of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Named Person: Lars Onsager; Lars Onsager
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan L Mintz; Susan M Widmayer
ISBN: 1461345324 9781461345329
OCLC Number: 1058135661
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (XII, 492 p. 6 illus.).
Contents: Section One Biology --
Life in the Early Days --
The Fluctuating Enzyme --
Diffusion Control in Biochemical Reactions --
Phase Transitions of Phospholipids --
Theory and Density Measurements of the Lipid Bilayer Phase Transition --
Stability of Helical Nucleic Acids --
Thermodynamic Perspectives and the Origin of Life --
Section Two Statistical Mechanics --
High Frequency Dielectric Response in Dipolar Systems --
Exact Derivation of the Onsager Limiting Law --
The Effect of Wall Charge on the Capillary Rise of Electrolytes --
Density of States of Topologically Disordered Amorphous Semiconductors --
Irreversibility --
Surface Specific Heat of Crystals. I --
Zeros of the Grand Partition Function --
Response, Relaxation and Fluctuation --
What is New in the Ising Model --
Critical Exponents Below Tc Via Skeleton Graphs (Ising-Like Case) --
Section Three Quantum Mechanics and Low Temperature Physics --
The Ghost of a Vanished Vortex Ring --
Propagation of Second Sound and Heat Pulses in Solid Helium Crystals --
Low Temperature and Macroscopic Quantization: Tools for Experimental Physicists --
Special Functions in the Computer Era --
Negative Temperatures in Type-II Superconductors --
Superfluidity in Two Dimensions --
List of Participants.
Series Title: Studies in the Natural Sciences, A Series from the Center for Theoretical Studies, 4.
Responsibility: edited by Stephan L. Mintz, Susan M. Widmayer.

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