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Geared toward graduate students in physics, this text covers such important topics as the properties of the Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions; the interrelated subjects of fluctuations, thermal noise, and Brownian movement; and the thermodynamics of irreversible processes. Most sections include illustrative problems. 1958 edition.
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Charles Kittel (born July 18, 1916) is an American physicist. He was a Professor at University of California, Berkeley, from 1951 and has been Professor Emeritus since 1978.
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