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By Barry M McCoy

Statistical Mechanics is the learn of structures the place the variety of interacting debris turns into countless. within the final fifty years great advances were made that have required the discovery of totally new fields of arithmetic similar to quantum teams and affine Lie algebras. they've got engendered awesome discoveries referring to non-linear differential equations and algebraic geometry, and feature produced profound insights in either condensed topic physics and
quantum box conception. regrettably, none of those advances are taught in graduate classes in statistical mechanics.

This publication is an try and right this challenge. It starts off with theorems at the lifestyles (and lack) of order for crystals and magnets and with the idea of serious phenomena, and keeps via featuring the tools and result of fifty years of analytic and desktop computations of section transitions. It concludes with an intensive presentation of 4 of crucial of precisely solved difficulties: the Ising, eight vertex, demanding hexagon and chiral Potts models.

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