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Question number: 1
» Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics » Probability Ensembles
Appeared in Year: 2016
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The entropy of a system of spins, which may align either in the upward or in the downward direction, is given by . Here, is the Boltzmann constant. The probability of alignment in the upward direction is . The value of , at which the entropy is maximum is (Give your answer up to one decimal place)
Question number: 2
» Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics » Probability Ensembles
Appeared in Year: 2014
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Consider a system of 3 fermions, which can occupy any of the 4 available energy states with equal probability. The entropy of the system is –
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There are four energy levels (where ). The canonical partition function of two particles is, if these particles are:
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» Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics » Probability Ensembles
Appeared in Year: 2013
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Two identical fermions –
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Question number: 4
» Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics » Probability Ensembles
Appeared in Year: 2013
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The number of distinct ways of placing four indistinguishable balls into five distinguishable boxes is .