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Illinois PHYS 466, Lecture 6: Scalar Properties and Static Correlations

By David M. Ceperley

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Scalar Properties, Static Correlations and Order Parameters

What do we get out of a simulation?

  • Static properties: pressure, specific heat, etc.
  • Density
  • Pair correlations in real space and Fourier space
  • Order parameters and broken symmetry: How to tell a liquid from a solid
  • Dynamical properties –next lecture


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