# Difference between revisions of "Phase transitions"

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*[http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780198517306 J. M. Yeomans "Statistical Mechanics of Phase Transitions", Oxford University Press (1992)] | *[http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780198517306 J. M. Yeomans "Statistical Mechanics of Phase Transitions", Oxford University Press (1992)] | ||

*[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v402/n6761supp/full/402c73a0.html Philip Ball "Transitions still to be made", Nature '''402''' C73-C76 (1999)] | *[http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v402/n6761supp/full/402c73a0.html Philip Ball "Transitions still to be made", Nature '''402''' C73-C76 (1999)] | ||

+ | *[http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp9536460 [[Benjamin Widom]] "Theory of Phase Equilibrium" Journal of Physical Chemistry '''100''' pp 13190 - 13199 (1996)] | ||

[[category: phase transitions]] | [[category: phase transitions]] |

## Revision as of 15:21, 4 December 2007

- First-order transitions
- Gas-liquid phase transitions
- Isotropic-nematic phase transition
- Kosterlitz-Thouless transition
- Landau theory of second-order phase transitions
- Liquid-liquid phase transitions
- Quantum phase transitions
- Second-order transitions
- Solid-liquid phase transitions
- Topological phase transitions

## Recommended reading

- H. Eugene Stanley "Introduction to Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena", Oxford University Press (1988)
- J. M. Yeomans "Statistical Mechanics of Phase Transitions", Oxford University Press (1992)
- Philip Ball "Transitions still to be made", Nature
**402**C73-C76 (1999) - Benjamin Widom "Theory of Phase Equilibrium" Journal of Physical Chemistry
**100**pp 13190 - 13199 (1996)