## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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Paramagnetism Consider a substance which contains No magnetic

unit volume and which is placed in an ... an intrinsic magnetic moment m- In a

quantum-mechanical description the magnetic moment of each

point ...

Paramagnetism Consider a substance which contains No magnetic

**atoms**perunit volume and which is placed in an ... an intrinsic magnetic moment m- In a

quantum-mechanical description the magnetic moment of each

**atom**can thenpoint ...

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FERROMAGNETISM 10-6 Interaction between spina v. Consider a solid

consisting of N identical

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

that of ...

FERROMAGNETISM 10-6 Interaction between spina v. Consider a solid

consisting of N identical

**atoms**arranged in a regular lattice. Each**atom**has a netelectronic spin S and associated magnetic moment p. Using a notation similar to

that of ...

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vanish but becomes equal to Hm. Thus one has approximately In order to

achieve very low temperatures, it is therefore necessary to use magnetic samples

in which the interaction between magnetic

as ...

vanish but becomes equal to Hm. Thus one has approximately In order to

achieve very low temperatures, it is therefore necessary to use magnetic samples

in which the interaction between magnetic

**atoms**is small. It is thus helpful to useas ...

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### Contents

Introduction to statistical methods | 1 |

GENERAL DISCUSSION OF THE RANDOM WALK | 24 |

Statistical description of systems of particles | 47 |

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