Lecture Notes



This file is an annotated version of class notes “Excitations in Materials and How to Sample Them” and explains temperature (formal; classical picture), changes in materials with temperature, bulk modulus change with T, calculation of thermal expansion, modeling of finite temperature systems, and statistical mechanics on relevant degrees of freedom with examples.

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Spring 2005
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