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Example 2

position, but each having spin \. Here N may be large, say of the order of

Avogadro's number Na = 6 X 10". The quantum number m of each particle can

then assume ...

Example 2

**Consider**a system consisting of N particles considered fixed inposition, but each having spin \. Here N may be large, say of the order of

Avogadro's number Na = 6 X 10". The quantum number m of each particle can

then assume ...

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2.2

mass to and free to move in one dimension. Denote the respective position

coordinates of the two particles by Xi and Xj, their respective momenta by px and

pt.

2.2

**Consider**a system consisting of two weakly interacting particles, each ofmass to and free to move in one dimension. Denote the respective position

coordinates of the two particles by Xi and Xj, their respective momenta by px and

pt.

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We give some concrete illustrations. le 1

where a box is divided by a partition into two equal parts, each of volume F,. The

left half of the box is filled with gas, while the right one is empty. Here the ...

We give some concrete illustrations. le 1

**Consider**the system shown in Fig. 2.3.2where a box is divided by a partition into two equal parts, each of volume F,. The

left half of the box is filled with gas, while the right one is empty. Here the ...

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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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