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 32 - Critical Phenomena (Part 4)|
Definition of specific heat, order parameter, susceptibility and critical isotherm exponents. Difference between actual and MFT values of critical exponents. Static susceptibility formula. Correlation length. Critical exponent for the divergence of the correlation length.
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