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- Microscopic State:
- N coordinates q1, q2, ...,
qN, and N momenta p1, p2 ,..., pN. It is point in
the phase space .
- Phase Space:
- All points in phase space
- One-dimensional Harmonic Oscillator.
This is the equation of ellipse (see also problem 5
from the Quiz):
- N particles in a cubic volume.
6N-dimensional phase space.
- Discrete Phase Space-Ising spins
General case: N spins:
Phase trajectory: discrete hops
and Michael Kotelyanskii
Wed Sep 3 22:59:36 EDT 1997