## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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... FUNCTIONS 15-13 Fourier analysis 682 15-14 Ensemble and time averages

688 15- 15 Wiener-Khintchine relations 686 15-16 Nyquist's

17 Nyquist's

OF ...

... FUNCTIONS 15-13 Fourier analysis 682 15-14 Ensemble and time averages

688 15- 15 Wiener-Khintchine relations 686 15-16 Nyquist's

**theorem**687 15 □17 Nyquist's

**theorem**and equilibrium conditions 689 GENERAL DISCUSSIONOF ...

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It should be emphasized that the equipartition

statistical mechanics. In the correct quantum-mechanical description a system

has a set of possible energy levels, as indicated in Fig. 7-5-1, where E0 is the ...

It should be emphasized that the equipartition

**theorem**is valid only in classicalstatistical mechanics. In the correct quantum-mechanical description a system

has a set of possible energy levels, as indicated in Fig. 7-5-1, where E0 is the ...

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Using (15- 16-4), one can then conclude that, ^ for to « p, J+(u) = ~ kTR (1516-6)

This important equation relating the spectral density J+{<a) of the fluctuating

voltage to the resistance R is known as "Nyquist's

the ...

Using (15- 16-4), one can then conclude that, ^ for to « p, J+(u) = ~ kTR (1516-6)

This important equation relating the spectral density J+{<a) of the fluctuating

voltage to the resistance R is known as "Nyquist's

**theorem**." It is a special case ofthe ...

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Introduction to statistical methods | 1 |

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