Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics
Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics. Instructor: Professor V. Balakrishnan, Department of Physics, IIT Madras. Thermal fluctuations, Langevin dynamics, Brownian motion and diffusion, Fokker-Planck equations, linear response theory, fluctuation-dissipation relations, the Boltzmann equation, critical phenomena, scaling and critical exponents. (from nptel.ac.in)
|Lecture 09 - Linear Response (Part 4)|
Susceptibility for an oscillator in a fluid. Poles of the oscillator susceptibility in the complex frequency plane. Simplification of the general expression for the response function. Simplified expression in the classical case. Kubo canonical correlation in the quantum mechanical case.
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