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Phase transitions

  • Tony Guénault
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Part of the Student Physics Series book series (SPS)

Abstract

Changes of phase are of great interest, not least because of their surprise value. In this chapter we examine how statistical physics can be used to help our understanding of some phase transitions.

Keywords

Phase Transition Heat Capacity Spontaneous Magnetization Ferromagnetic Transition Ferromagnetic Transition Temperature 
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© A.M. Guénault 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tony Guénault
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  1. 1.Lancaster UniversityUK

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