Hydrodynamic Fluctuations, Broken Symmetry, And Correlation Functions

Paperback | March 6, 1995

byDieter Forster

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"The purpose of this book is to present and apply a language and to discuss methods which make it very convenient to exploit such analogies, and which are uniquely suited to describe and explain non-equilibrium phenomena in a rich variety of many-particle systems: the language of time correlation functions and linear response theory."

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The aim in writing up these lectures in book form has been to provide a unified, elementary and easily accessible account of the language of correlation functions or response functions, and to discuss particularly those simple techniques whose usefulness is not restricted to one specific system.

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From the Preface:"The purpose of this book is to present and apply a language and to discuss methods which make it very convenient to exploit such analogies, and which are uniquely suited to describe and explain non-equilibrium phenomena in a rich variety of many-particle systems: the language of time correlation functions and linear r...

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The aim in writing up these lectures in book form has been to provide a unified, elementary and easily accessible account of the language of correlation functions or response functions, and to discuss particularly those simple techniques whose usefulness is not restricted to one specific system.

Dieter Forster is a professor of physics at Temple University in Philadelphia. He was born in Southern Germany and received his “diplom” in physics at the University of Stuttgart in 1964, working under Hermann Haken. He then moved to Harvard University where he completed his Ph.D. in 1969 under Paul C. Martin. He has worked at Columbia...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.75 × 6 × 0.79 inPublished:March 6, 1995Publisher:Westview Press

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ISBN - 10:0201410494

ISBN - 13:9780201410495

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The aim in writing up these lectures in book form has been to provide a unified, elementary and easily accessible account of the language of correlation functions or response functions, and to discuss particularly those simple techniques whose usefulness is not restricted to one specific system.