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By George H. Weiss

This number of self reliant articles describes a few mathematical difficulties lately constructed in statistical physics and theoretical chemistry. The e-book introduces and studies present examine on such issues as nonlinear platforms and coloured noise, stochastic resonance, percolation, the trapping challenge within the idea of random walks, and diffusive versions for chemical kinetics. a few of these themes have by no means earlier than been provided in expository ebook shape. utilized mathematicians could be brought to a few modern difficulties in statistical physics. moreover, a couple of unsolved difficulties presently attracting extensive examine efforts are defined.

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