Special Issue "Nonequilibrium Phenomena in Strongly Correlated Systems"
A special issue of Particles (ISSN 2571-712X).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2019)
Prof. David Blaschke
1. Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Wroclaw, 50-204 Wroclaw, Poland
2. Bogoliubov Laboratory of Theoretical Physics, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, 141980 Dubna, Russia
3. National Research Nuclear University (MEPhI), 115409 Moscow, Russia
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Interests: quantum field theory; quantum statistics; quark gluon plasma; heavy ion collisions; compact stars
Dr. Alexandra Friesen
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Joliot-Curie 6, 141980 Dubna, Moscow Region, Russia
Nonequilibrium physics is of fundamental relevance for many phenomena, occurring at the highest energy densities, such as heavy ion collisions, and also for condensed matter physics and ultracold gases. Simple approaches, such as the Boltzmann equation, become questionable when strong correlations are formed in a system. The problems to be solved in different areas are connected with concepts to formulate a nonequilibrium theory. Time evolution, as described by kinetic equations, transport codes, or reaction networks, should also include the formation of correlations, and in particular bound states.
The aim of this Special Issue is to highlight the Zubarev method of the nonequilibrium statistical operator as a unifying concept to approach nonequilibrium phenomena in different fields of physics.
We are inviting contributions of general character, as well as from the different fields of applications, ranging from high-energy physics, where highly excited matter, possibly a quark–gluon plasma, is formed in heavy ion collisions to condensed matter physics. The contributions shall cover different topics of the many-body theory of strongly correlated systems, in particular, nonequilibrium phenomena in solids, liquids, and plasmas.
This Special Issue is dedicated to the memory of D. N. Zubarev (1917–1992), whose contributions to physics concerned, in particular, the method of green functions to treat strongly correlated systems and the method of the nonequilibrium statistical operator to describe nonequilibrium phenomena.
Prof. David Blaschke
Prof. Vladimir Morozov
Prof. Nikolay Plakida
Prof. Gerd Röpke
Dr. Alexandra V. Friesen
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