## Fundamentals of statistical and thermal physics |

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BLACK - BODY RADIATION 9*13 Electromagnetic radiation in thermal

equilibrium inside an enclosure Let us consider the electromagnetic radiation (or

in quantum-mechanical language, the assembly of

thermal ...

BLACK - BODY RADIATION 9*13 Electromagnetic radiation in thermal

equilibrium inside an enclosure Let us consider the electromagnetic radiation (or

in quantum-mechanical language, the assembly of

**photons**) which exists inthermal ...

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If the electromagnetic wave is regarded as quantized, then the associated

is described in the familiar way as a relativistic particle of energy t and

momentum p given by the familiar relations e = hoi p = h\i (9-13-5) Thus (9 -13 -4)

implies ...

If the electromagnetic wave is regarded as quantized, then the associated

**photon**is described in the familiar way as a relativistic particle of energy t and

momentum p given by the familiar relations e = hoi p = h\i (9-13-5) Thus (9 -13 -4)

implies ...

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Hence the total mean number JV of

proportional to JV oc K" <x T> (9 - 13 - 18) The typical energy of these

of the order of kT. Hence it follows that the mean energy density u0 satisfies the ...

Hence the total mean number JV of

**photons**at temperature T must beproportional to JV oc K" <x T> (9 - 13 - 18) The typical energy of these

**photons**isof the order of kT. Hence it follows that the mean energy density u0 satisfies 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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