## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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The atoms emit light which passes (in the x direction) through a window of the

enclosure and can then be observed as a spectral line in a spectroscope. A

stationary atom would emit light at the sharply defined

because of the ...

The atoms emit light which passes (in the x direction) through a window of the

enclosure and can then be observed as a spectral line in a spectroscope. A

stationary atom would emit light at the sharply defined

**frequency**p0. But,because of the ...

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For example, it might be conceivable that in one

radiates more power than it absorbs, while in another

less power than it absorbs, in such a way that the over-all energy balance (9 15 1

) is ...

For example, it might be conceivable that in one

**frequency**range the bodyradiates more power than it absorbs, while in another

**frequency**range it radiatesless power than it absorbs, in such a way that the over-all energy balance (9 15 1

) is ...

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Then kL = 2wn, where n is any integer, and there are An = {\/2tr) dk such modes

per unit length of the line in the

mean energy in each mode is given by (9131) as One can now resort to the

familiar ...

Then kL = 2wn, where n is any integer, and there are An = {\/2tr) dk such modes

per unit length of the line in the

**frequency**range between u and u + du. Themean energy in each mode is given by (9131) as One can now resort to the

familiar ...

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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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