By Alexander L. Fetter

"Singlemindedly dedicated to its task of training strength many-particle theorists ... merits to develop into the traditional textual content within the field."--Physics at the present time. "The so much finished textbook but released in its box and each postgraduate pupil or instructor during this box may still personal or have entry to a copy."--Endeavor. A self-contained remedy of nonrelativistic many-particle platforms, this article discusses either formalism and functions. Chapters on moment quantization and statistical mechanics introduce ground-state (zero-temperature) formalism, that's explored when it comes to Green's services and box thought (fermions), Fermi platforms, linear reaction and collective modes, and Bose structures. Finite-temperature formalism is tested via box idea at finite temperature, actual structures at finite temperature, and real-time Green's services and linear reaction. extra subject matters hide canonical adjustments and purposes to actual platforms by way of nuclear subject, phonons and electrons, superconductivity, and superfluid helium in addition to functions to finite platforms. 1971 ed. 149 figures. eight tables.

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W h a t do these equilibrium correspond to in non-rotating coordinates? Analyze the linearized equations about this equilibrium point. 4 What is the Hamiltonian of the Kepler problem in rotating-spherical coordinates? 26) depends only on 02 - 01. Make the symplectic change of variables r = 01, r = 02 - 01, ~1 = 8 1 + 8 2 , ~ 2 = 8 2 . Show that the Hamiltonian is independent of r (it is an ignorable coordinate) and that its conjugate ~51, total angular momentum, is a constant. 6 Show that when angular momentum is zero, O = 0, for Kepler's problem that the motion is collinear.

In the planar problem, only the component of angular m o m e n t u m perpendicular to the plane is nontrivial; so the problem is reduced to a problem of two degrees of freedom with one integral. " It turns out that the problem is solvable (well, almost) in terms of elementary functions. The Hamiltonian of the planar Kepler problem in polar coordinates is g=2 R2+7 r" Since H is independent of 0, it is an ignorable coordinate, and 0 is an integral. The equations of motion are § r2 ' /~_ 8 2 # r 3 D=0.

This plane is called the invariant plane. In this case take one coordinate axis, say the last, to point along O, so that the motion is in a coordinate plane. The equations of motion in this 32 3. Hamiltonian Systems coordinate plane have the same form as above, but now q c R 2. In the planar problem, only the component of angular m o m e n t u m perpendicular to the plane is nontrivial; so the problem is reduced to a problem of two degrees of freedom with one integral. " It turns out that the problem is solvable (well, almost) in terms of elementary functions.