Long-Range Interacting Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 90, August 2008 by Thierry DauxoisLong-Range Interacting Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 90, August 2008 by Thierry Dauxois

Long-Range Interacting Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 90, August…

EditorThierry Dauxois, Stefano Ruffo, Leticia F. Cugliandolo

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This book collects together the lecture courses and seminars given at the Les Houches Summer School 2008 on Long-Range Interacting Systems. Leading scientists in different fields of mathematics and physics present their views on this fast growing and interdisciplinary field of research, byventuring upon fundamental problems of probability, transport theory, equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, condensed matter physics, astrophysics and cosmology, physics of plasmas, and hydrodynamics. The thermodynamic and dynamical properties of systems with long-range interactionswere poorly understood until a few years ago. Substantial progress has been made only recently by realizing that the lack of additivity induced by long-range interactions does not hinder the development of a consistent thermodynamic formalism. This book reviews the state-of-the-art developments inthis field and provides an essential background to future studies. All chapters are written from a pedagogical perspective, making the book accessible to masters and PhD students and all researchers wishing to enter this field.
Prof. Leticia F. Cugliandolo, born in 1965, got her PhD in Physics from Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina, in 1991. Subsequently, she spent a three year post-doc at Universita di Roma I, La Sapienza, and then moved to the Service de Physique de l'Etat Condense at Saclay (CEA) and Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS) de Paris for a ...
Title:Long-Range Interacting Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 90, August…Format:HardcoverDimensions:600 pagesPublished:February 14, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: Statistical Dynamics1. David Mukamel: Statistical Mechanics of Systems with Long-Range Interactions2. Jorge Kurchan: Six out of equilibrium lectures3. Arkady Pikovsky: Synchronization of regular and chaotic oscillatorsPart II: Hydrodynamics4. Bruce Turkington: Statistical Mechanics of Two-dimensional and Quasi-geostrophic Flows5. Berengere Dubrulle and Gilles Collette: Statistical Mechanics of Turbulent Von Karman Flows: Theory and ExperimentsPart III: Mathematical Aspects6. Richard S. Ellis: The Theory of Large Deviations and Applications to Statistical Mechanics7. Francois Castella: Solving Ordinary Differential Equations when the coefficients have low regularity : a kinetic point of view (after R. Di Perna and P.L. Lions)8. Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin and Antoine Gerschenfeld: Mean Field Limit for Interacting Particles9. Michael Kastner: On the Origin of Phase Transitions in Long- and Short-range Interacting SystemsPart IV: Gravitational Interaction10. T. Padmanabhan: Statistical Mechanics of Gravitating Systems: an Overview11. William C. Saslaw and Abel Yang: Statistical Mechanics of the Cosmological Many-body Problem and its Relation to Galaxy Clustering12. Michael K.-H. Kiessling: A Lecture on the Relativistic Vlasov-Poisson EquationsPart V: Coulomb ABD Wave-Particle Interaction13. Daniel H.E. Dubin: Plasma Collisional Transport14. Dominique F. Escande: Wave-particle interaction in plasmas: a qualitative approach15. Philippe W. Courteille: Long-Range Interaction in Cold Atom Optics16. Gordon R.M. Robb: Collective Instabilities in Light-Matter InteractionsPart VI: Dipolar Interaction in Condensed Matter17. Steven T. Bramwell: Dipolar Effects in Condensed Matter