Bulletin of the American Physical Society
2009 APS March Meeting
Volume 54, Number 1
Monday–Friday, March 16–20, 2009; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Session P8: Centenary of Lev Landau
8:00 AM–11:00 AM,
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Sponsoring Unit: FHP
Chair: Gloria Lubkin, American Institute of Physics
Abstract ID: BAPS.2009.MAR.P8.3
Abstract: P8.00003 : Landau and Theory of Phase Transitions*
9:12 AM–9:48 AM
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(Texas A\&M University)
Landau's theory of phase transitions is probably his most general and most influential work. I describe history of its creation, its basic ideas and their developments and extensions and its deep influence on modern science.
*The DOE support through the grant DE-FG02-06ER46278 is acknowledged.
To cite this abstract, use the following reference: http://meetings.aps.org/link/BAPS.2009.MAR.P8.3
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