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Reference for Axiomatic Quantum Statistical Mechanics

  1. Dec 28, 2012 #1
    I have gone through two volumes of Cohen (Quantum Mechanics). Now I need a book on Quantum Statistical Mechanics. The book should use axiomatic formulation using density matrix. Please give me a suggestion. ( I'm also introduced with 2nd quantization slightly) Thanks for any help in advance.
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  3. Dec 29, 2012 #2


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    I like the information-theoretical approach. A very good book for both classical and quantum statistical mechanics is

    Katz, Amnon: Principles of Statistical Mechanics, W. H. Freeman and Company, 1967
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