## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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equating chemical potentials for the electrons outside and inside the

the mean number of electrons per unit volume outside the

Outside 9.24 Calculate the number of electrons emitted per second per unit area

...

equating chemical potentials for the electrons outside and inside the

**metal**, findthe mean number of electrons per unit volume outside the

**metal**. Outside**Metal**Outside 9.24 Calculate the number of electrons emitted per second per unit area

...

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The essence of the microscopic explanation is that a very weak interaction

between the conduction electrons of a

lead to quantum states characterized by a highly correlated motion of all these ...

The essence of the microscopic explanation is that a very weak interaction

between the conduction electrons of a

**metal**can, at sufficiently low temperatures,lead to quantum states characterized by a highly correlated motion of all these ...

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Does the more refined calculation improve the agreement of this ratio with

experiment? 13.11 The conduction electrons of a

for the thermal conductivity of the

to ...

Does the more refined calculation improve the agreement of this ratio with

experiment? 13.11 The conduction electrons of a

**metal**are primarily responsiblefor the thermal conductivity of the

**metal**. Calculate the thermal conductivity k dueto ...

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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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