By Pierre Papon, Jacques Leblond, Paul H.E. Meijer, S.L. Schnur
The physics of section transitions is a vital quarter on the crossroads of a number of fields that play important roles in fabrics sciences. during this moment version, new advancements have been incorporated which got here up within the states of subject physics, specifically within the area of nanomaterials and atomic Bose-Einstein condensates the place development is accelerating.
The presentation of numerous chapters were stronger via bringing greater details on a few section transition mechanisms and by way of illustrating them with new software examples. This paintings offers with all periods of section transitions in fluids and solids. It includes chapters on evaporation, melting, solidification, magnetic transitions, serious phenomena, superconductivity, etc., and is meant for graduate scholars in physics and engineering; for scientists it is going to serve either as an creation and an outline. End-of-chapter difficulties and entire solutions are included.
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8. A T W O - E L E C T R O N E X A M P L E In order to obtain a better physical understanding of the solution obtained in the preceding sections, and in particular how the band splits into two parts, it is instructive to consider the problem of two electrons moving and interacting in the manner described by the Hamiltonian (10). Essentially the same problem has been considered by Slater et al. (1953) who were mainly interested in the effect of correlations on the condition for ferromagnetism. Denote by $[i,J) the spatial wave function of an eigenstate of the two electron system, \^r(i, measuring the probability of finding one electron on atom i and the other on atom j .
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