Item description for Phase Transitions of Simple Systems (Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics) (Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics) by Boris M. Smirnov...
This monograph develops a unified microscopic basis for phases and phase changes of bulk matter and small systems in terms of classical physics. The origins of such phase changes are derived from simple but physically relevant models of how transitions between rigid crystalline, glassy and fluid states occur, how phase equilibria arise, and how bulk properties evolve from those of small systems.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.32" Width: 6.39" Height: 0.72" Weight: 1.28 lbs.
Release Date Nov 16, 2007
ISBN 3540715134 ISBN13 9783540715139
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More About Boris M. Smirnov
Boris M. Smirnov received his PhD in physics from Leningrad State University in 1968. After working in different research positions, he finally accepted a post as head of one of the divisions of the Institute for High Temperatures at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow in 1986. Professor Smirnov is the author and co-author of approximately 30 books, among them "Physics of Ionized Gases," published in 2001, and "Principles of Statistical Physics" published in 2006 by Wiley-VCH, as well as 300 research articles in plasma physics, atomic physics, and atomic clusters. He is Vice Chairman of the National Council for Low Temperature Plasma and Chairman of a Section on Elementary Processes in Plasma. Professor Smirnov's research interests focus on Plasma Physics and Technology, Cluster Physics, Fractal Systems and Nanostructures.
Boris M. Smirnov has an academic affiliation as follows - Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia Institute for High Tempera.