University of Calgary

PHYS 619 - Statistical Physics II - Winter 2015

Topics Theories of equilibrium and nonequilibrium critical phenomena and methods to study fluctuating systems selected from the following list of topics: Percolation, scaling theory, phase transitions, Landau-Ginzburg theory, lattice models, Monte Carlo methods, renormalization group, self-organized criticality, theory of random graphs; Brownian motion, random walks and diffusion, Fokker-Planck-Equation, Markov processes, stochastic differential equations, first passage times.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • It is expected that a student's background will include Physics 481 or its equivalent.


  • Physics 611


This course will be offered next in Fall 2016.
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