Statistical Physics, Part 2The second part of 'Statistical Physics' deals with the quantum theory of the condensed state of matter. This volume is essentially an entirely new book, based on the large amount of new material which has become available in statistical physics since' Part 1' was published. 
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Contents
THE NORMAL FERMI LIQUID 1 Elementary exitattons in a quantum Fermi liquid  1 
Interaction of quasipar tides  8 
Magnetic susceptibility of a Fermi liquid  12 
Zero sound  13 
Spin waves in a Fermi liquid  19 
A degenerate almost ideal Feimi gas with repulsion between the particles  21 
Greens functions in a macroscopic system  28 
Determination of the enregy spectrum from the Greens function  33 
The structure of the mixed state  193 
I iamagnetic susceptibility above the transition point  201 
The Josephson effect  204 
Relation between current and magnetic field in a superconductor  208 
Depth of penetration of a magnetic field into a superconductor  214 
Superconducting alloys  216 
The Cooper effect for nonzero orbital angular momenta of the pair  219 
ELECTRONS IN THE CRYSTAL LATTICE 55 An electron in a periocid field  223 
Greens function of an ideal Fermi gas  38 
Particle momentum distribution in a Fermi liquid  41 
Calculation of thermodynamic quantities from the Greens function  42 
P operators in the interaction representation  43 
The diagram technique for Fermi systems  46 
The selfenergy function  53 
The twoparticle Greens function  56 
The relation of the vertex function of the quasiparticle scattering amplitude  60 
The vertex function for small momentum transfers  63 
The relation of t he vertex function to the quasipai tide interaction function  68 
Identities for derivatives of the Greens function  71 
Derivation of the relation between the limiting momentum and the density  76 
Greens function of an almost ideal Fermi gas  78 
SUPERFLUIDITY 22 Elementary excitations in a quantum Bose liquid  85 
Superfluidity U 24 Phonons in a liquid  95 
A degenerate almost ideal Bose gas  98 
The wave function of the condensate  102 
Temperature dependence of the condensate density  106 
Behaviour of the superfluid density near the Apoim  109 
Quantized vortex filaments  111 
A vortex filament in an almost ideal Bose gas  117 
Greens functions in a Bose liquid  118 
The diagram technique for a Bose liquid  125 
Sellenergy functions  127 
Disintegration of quasipanicles  131 
Properties of the spectrum near its termination point  135 
GREENS FUNCTIONS AT NONZERO TEMPERATURES 36 Greens functions at nonzero temperatures  141 
Temperature Greens functions  146 
The diagram technique for temperature Greens functions  149 
SUPERCONDUCTIVITY 39 A superfluid Fermi gas The energy spectrum  153 
A superfluid Fermi gas Thermodynamic properties  163 
Greens functions in a supcrfluid Fermi gas  164 
Temperature Greens functions in a superfluid Fermi gas  169 
Superconductivity in metals  171 
The superconductivity current  173 
The GinzburgLandau equations  178 
Surface tension at the boundary of superconducting and normal phases  184 
The two types of superconductor  190 
Effect of an external fied on electron motion in a lattice  232 
Quasiclassical traiectories  236 
Quasiclassical energy levels  240 
The electron effective mass tensor in the lattice  243 
Symmetry of electron states in a lattice in a magnetic field  247 
Electronic spectra of normal metals  251 
Greens function of electrons in a metal  255 
The de Haasvan Alphen effect  259 
Electronphonon interaction  266 
Effect of the electronphonon interaction on the electron spectrum in a metal  270 
The electron spectrum of solid insulators  274 
Electrons and holes in semiconductors  277 
The electron spectrum near the degeneracy point  279 
MAGNETISM 69 Equation of motion of the magnetic moment in a ferromagnet  284 
Magnons in a ferromagnet The spectrum 20  289 
Magnons in a ferromagnet Thermodynamic quantities  295 
The spin Hamihonian  300 
Interaction of magnons  305 
Magnons in an antiferromagnet  310 
ELECTROMAGNETIC FLUCTUATIONS 8 75 Greens function of a photon in a medium  314 
Electromagnetic field fluctuations  319 
Electromagnetic iluctuations in an infinite medium  321 
Current fluctuations in linear circuits  326 
Temperature Greens function of a photon in a medium  327 
The van der Waals stress tensor  331 
Forces of molecular interaction between solid bodies The general formula  338 
Forces of molecular interaction between solid bodies Limiting cases  342 
Asymptotic behaviour of the correlation function in a liquid  347 
Operator expression for the permittivity  350 
A degenerate plasma  353 
HYDRODYNAMIC FLUCTUATIONS 86 Dynamic form factor of a liquid  360 
Summation rules for the form factor  364 
Hydrodynamic fluctuations  368 
Hydrodynamic fluctuations in an iniinite medium  373 
Operator expressions for the transport coefficients  378 
Dynamic form factor of a Fermi liquid  380 
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