2 edition of **New directions in statistical physics** found in the catalog.

New directions in statistical physics

Asia-Pacific International Workshop and Symposium on Statistical Physics (1st 1997 Taipei, TaГЇwan)

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Published
**1998**
by Elsevier in Amsterdam
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Written in English

- Statistical physics -- Congresses.

**Edition Notes**

Other titles | Proceedings of the First Asia-Pacific and the Fourth Tapei International Workshop and Symposium on Statistical Physics, Physica A. |

Statement | editors, Chin-Kun Hu and K-t. Leung. |

Contributions | Hu, Chin-Kun, Leung, K.-t., Taipei International Workshop and Symposium on Statistical Physics (4th : 1997 : Taipei, Taïwan) |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | xviii, 332 p. : |

Number of Pages | 332 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL18908229M |

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