Introduction to non-equilibrium statistical mechanics

  • Radu Balescu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 7)


General references for non-equilibrium statistical mechanics according to the “Brussels school” are found in the following monographs and review papers.

  1. [1]
    I. PRIGOGINE: Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics (New York: Interscience-Wiley, 1962)Google Scholar
  2. [2]
    R. BALESCU: Statistical Mechanics of Charged Particles (New York: Interscience-Wiley, 1963)Google Scholar
  3. [3]
    P. RESIBOLS: in Physics of Many Particle Systems ed. by E. Meeron (New York: Gordon and Breach, 1966)Google Scholar
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    I. PRIGOGINE: in Nato School on Non Linear Physics and Mathematics (Munich: Springer, 1968)Google Scholar

The vacuum and correlation projection operators have been introduced in two papers.

  1. [1]
    R. BALESCU: Physica 38, 98 (1968) Physica 42, 464 (1969)Google Scholar

The problems connected with the quasi-particle theory are presented in the following papers (among others).

  1. [1]
    I. PRIGOGENI, F. HENIN AND C. GEORGE: Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 59, 7 (1968)Google Scholar
  2. [2]
    C. GEORGE: Physica 37, 182 (1967)Google Scholar
  3. [3]
    C. GEORGE: Bull. Classe Sci., Acad. Roy. Belg. 53, 623 (1967)Google Scholar

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© Springer Verlag 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Radu Balescu
    • 1
  1. 1.Universite Libre de BruxellesBelgique

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