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 10 - Linear Response (Part 5)|
Canonical correlation functions. Response function as a canonical correlation. Properties of canonical correlations: stationarity, symmetry and reality. Physical implication of reality property. Analyticity of the susceptibility in the upper half frequency plane.
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