## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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In a quantum-mechanical description the magnetic moment of each

then point either parallel or antiparallel to the external field H. If the substance is

at absolute temperature T, what is the mean magnetic moment flH (in the

direction ...

In a quantum-mechanical description the magnetic moment of each

**atom**canthen point either parallel or antiparallel to the external field H. If the substance is

at absolute temperature T, what is the mean magnetic moment flH (in the

direction ...

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FERROMAGNETISM 10-6 Interaction between spins Consider a solid consisting

of N identical

spin S and associated magnetic moment p. Using a notation similar to that of ...

FERROMAGNETISM 10-6 Interaction between spins Consider a solid consisting

of N identical

**atoms**arranged in a regular lattice. Each**atom**has a net electronicspin S and associated magnetic moment p. Using a notation similar to that of ...

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The only significant parameter of the problem is then the ratio iiH/kT of the

magnetic energy nH of an

energy kT. The partition function and entropy can then only depend on this ratio.

The only significant parameter of the problem is then the ratio iiH/kT of the

magnetic energy nH of an

**atom**(of magnetic moment m) compared to the thermalenergy kT. The partition function and entropy can then only depend on this ratio.

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Introduction to statistical methods | 1 |

GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE RANDOM WALK | 24 |

Statistical description of systems of particles | 47 |

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