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Balian, Roger

Overview
Works: 170 works in 692 publications in 5 languages and 5,658 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Secretary, Scientific advisor, Commentator
Classifications: QC174.1, 530.12
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Most widely held works by Roger Balian
From microphysics to macrophysics : methods and applications of statistical physics by Roger Balian( Book )

100 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text not only provides a thorough introduction to statistical physics and thermodynamics but also exhibits the universality of the chain of ideas that leads from the laws of microphysics to the macroscopic behaviour of matter. A wide range of applications teaches students how to make use of the concepts, and many exercises will help to deepen their understanding. Drawing on both quantum mechanics and classical physics, the book follows modern research in statistical physics. Volume I discusses in detail the probabilistic description of quantum or classical systems, the Boltzmann-Gibbs distributions, the conservation laws, and the interpretation of entropy as missing information. Thermodynamics and electromagnetism in matter are dealt with, as well as applications to gases, both dilute and condensed, and to phase transitions. Volume II applies statistical methods to systems governed by quantum effects, in particular to solid state physics, explaining properties due to the crystal structure or to the lattice excitations or to the electrons. Liquid helium is discussed and radiative equilibrium and transport are studied. The last chapters are devoted to non-equilibrium processes and to kinetic equations, with many applications included. This softcover edition accommodates the many requests to make this widely used and often cited classical text available again
Méthodes en théorie des champs = Methods in field theory by Université de Grenoble( Book )

34 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is one of the most important reference books in field theory with permanent value. To enable wider access by students, researchers and libraries of developing countries, this valuable volume has been reprinted and is sold at a much lower price than before
Aux frontières de la spectroscopie laser = Frontiers in laser spectroscopy : Les Houches, session XXVII, 30 juin-26 juillet 1975 by Université de Grenoble( Book )

32 editions published in 1977 in 4 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

List of participants (vol. I)
Problème à N corps. Many-body physics by Haute-Savoie, France) Ecole d'été de physique théorique (Les Houches( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in French and English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La matière mal condensée = Ill-condensed matter by Roger Balian( Book )

16 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and French and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication contains a collection of lecture notes presented at the XXXI Session of the Les Houches Summer School
Physique atomique et moléculaire et matière interstellaire = Atomic and molecular physics and the interstellar matter : Les Houches, session XXVI, 1 juillet-23 août 1974 by École d'été de physique théorique( Book )

19 editions published in 1975 in 3 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cosmologie physique = Physical cosmology by Roger Balian( Book )

22 editions published in 1980 in 4 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ions lourds et mésons en physique nucléaire = Nuclear physics with heavy ions and mesons : Les Houches, session XXX, 4 juillet-20 août 1977 by Université de Grenoble( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Physique des défauts = Physics of defects by Francia) École d'Été de Physique Théorique (Les Houches( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fluid dynamics = Dynamique des fluides by Université de Grenoble( Book )

15 editions published in 1977 in 4 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interactions électromagnétiques et faibles à haute énergie = Weak and electromagnetic interactions at high energy by Roger Balian( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molecular fluids = Fluides moléculaires : Cours de l'Ecole d'été de Physique Théorique, Les Houches, Août 1973 by Université de Grenoble( Book )

21 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse structurale des amplitudes de collision = Structural analysis of collision amplitudes : Les Houches, June Institute, 2-27 June 1975 by École D'été De Physique Théorique Les Houches( Book )

19 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientific works = Oeuvre scientifique by Claude Bloch( Book )

14 editions published in 1975 in 4 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Membranes et communication intercellulaire = Membranes and intercellular communication : Les Houches, session XXXIII, 30 juillet-30 août 1979 by Haute-Savoie, France) (33rd : Ecole d'été de physique théorique (Les Houches( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and French and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interaction laser-plasma = Laser-plasma interaction by Haute-Savoie, France) Ecole d'été de physique théorique (Les Houches( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mécanique quantique by Albert Messiah( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quantum mechanics by Albert Messiah( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in French and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume serves as a text for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of physics as well as a reference for professionals. Clear in its presentation and scrupulous in its attention to detail, the treatment orginally appeared in a two-volume French edition."--Back cover
La matière mal condensée : Les Houches, Session 31, 3 Juillet - 18 Aout 1978 = Ill-condensed matter by Université de Grenoble( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication contains a collection of lecture notes presented at the XXXI Session of the Les Houches Summer School
Du microscopique au macroscopique. (Cours de physique statistique de l'ecole polytechnique) by Roger Balian( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in French and English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Méthodes en théorie des champs = Methods in field theory
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Méthodes en théorie des champs = Methods in field theoryLa matière mal condensée = Ill-condensed matterLa matière mal condensée : Les Houches, Session 31, 3 Juillet - 18 Aout 1978 = Ill-condensed matter
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