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# Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications

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### 1987, Volume 141, Issue 1

**81-110 On the consistent description of quantum relaxation processes: The harmonic oscillator***by*Eckhardt, W.**111-124 Sum rules and perfect screening conditions for the 2d one-component plasma***by*Vieillefosse, P.**125-139 High-temperature expansions in continuum quantum field theory***by*Dietz, K. & Millack, Th.**140-150 First-order transitions in percolation models***by*Peruggi, Fulvio**151-186 Phase diagrams of the q-state potts model on Bethe lattices***by*Peruggi, Fulvio & di Liberto, Francesco & Monroy, Gabriella**187-210 Phase transitions in a confined lattice gas: Prewetting and capillary condensation***by*Bruno, E. & Marconi, U.Marini Bettolo & Evans, R.**211-219 Light scattering studies of disparate mass gas mixtures: Helium-xenon***by*Schaink, H.M. & Wegdam, G.H.**220-232 Spatial correlations for temperature fluctuations from surface noise***by*Rubí, J.M. & Díaz-Guilera, A. & Torner, Ll.**233-248 Absolute measurement of the thermal conductivity of helium and hydrogen***by*Mustafa, M. & Ross, M. & Trengove, R.D. & Wakeham, W.A. & Zalaf, M.**249-276 Cooperative and dipole-dipole effects in the fluorescent spectra of two identical three-level atoms at high photon densities***by*Mavroyannis, Constantine**277-294 Cooperative and dipole-dipole effects in the fluorescent spectra of two identical three-level atoms at high photon densities***by*Mavroyannis, Constantine

### 1987, Volume 140, Issue 3

**433-449 Thermodynamical and Green function many-body Wick theorems***by*Westwanski, B.**450-477 The short-range van Hemmen model in a simple Kikuchi approximation: Comparison with the mean-field model and with spin-glasses***by*De Smedt, Ph. & Indekeu, J.O. & Zhang, L.**478-505 Domain growth in systems with multiple-degenerate ground states***by*Ohta, Shigetoshi & Ohta, Takao & Kawasaki, Kyozi**506-520 Dynamics of a polymer chain in an array of obstacles***by*Nechaev, S.K. & Semenov, A.N. & Koleva, M.K.**521-553 Critical dynamics of a localized moment system coupled to conduction electrons***by*Becker, K.W.**554-566 Solitons in collisionless cold plasma***by*Movsesyants, Yu.B.**567-584 The relativistic fermi gas in a nonuniform velocity field***by*Heinz, Hannelore & Müller, Berndt & Greiner, Walter**585-596 Monte Carlo and coarse graining renormalization studies for the XY model with cubic anisotropy***by*Hu, G.Y. & Ying, S.C.**597-611 Projection operator formulation for second order response***by*Sauermann, G. & Just, W. & Karmann, K.-P. & Yu-mei, Zhang**612-628 On the theory of dense exciton systems***by*Ivanov, C.I. & Barentzen, H. & Girardeau, M.D.**629-636 Critical dynamics of the Potts model in several dimensionalities***by*Lage, E.J.S.**637-646 Electrodynamics and thermodynamics of a paramagnetic system in a metallic resonator***by*Sadreev, A.F. & Sukhinin, Yu.V.

### 1986, Volume 140, Issue 1

**1-8 From dynamical systems to statistical mechanics and back***by*Ruelle, D. & Sinai, Ya.G.**9-25 Towards a scaling theory of drag reduction***by*De Gennes, P.G.**26-34 Hamiltonian and phenomenological models of microemulsions***by*Widom, B. & Dawson, K.A. & Lipkin, M.D.**35-43 Decay of metastable and unstable states: Mechanisms, concepts and open problems***by*Binder, K.**44-50 Recent developments in the theory of pattern formation***by*Langer, J.S.**51-61 Multifractal structure of clusters and growing aggregates***by*Coniglio, Antonio**62-69 Diffusion limited aggregation and its response to anisotropy***by*Ball, R.C.**70-77 Some rigorous results for random and quasi-periodic potentials***by*Spencer, Thomas**78-84 Rigorous renormalization group at work***by*Gawȩdzki, K.**85-95 Symbolic dynamics and systematics of periodic windows***by*Hao, Bai-lin**96-104 How do oscillating fronts form?***by*Collet, P. & Eckmann, J.-P.**105-113 Equilibrium structure and rigidity of alumina polymers***by*Schaefer, D.W. & Shelleman, R.A. & Keefer, K.D. & Martin, J.E.**114-123 Pattern growth and fluid displacements through porous media***by*Lenormand, Roland**124-133 Fractal viscous fingering: Experiments and models***by*Nittmann, Johann**134-141 Transition of growth form from dendrite to aggregate***by*Sawada, Yasuji**142-149 Kinetics in chemically reactive liquids***by*Stillinger, Frank H.**150-159 The two-dimensional coulomb gas: A fixed ion model and the dynamic characterization of the dielectric-plasma transition***by*Hansen, J.P.**160-168 Quantum statistics of coulomb systems: Thermodynamic functions and phase transitions***by*Ebeling, W. & Kraeft, W.D. & Kremp, D. & Röpke, G.**169-174 Universal conductance fluctuations in disordered metals***by*Lee, Patrick A.**175-182 The Aharonov-Bohm effect in normal metals-non-ensemble averaged quantum transport***by*Webb, R.A. & Washburn, S. & Umbach, C.P. & Milliken, F.P. & Laibowitz, R.B. & Benoit, A.D.**183-190 Localization of light: The quest for the white hole***by*Lagendijk, Ad & Van Albada, Meint P. & van der Mark, Martin B.**191-197 Crystallization of amorphous metal-insulator mixtures***by*Deutscher, G. & Lareah, Y.**198-203 Experimental studies of the dynamics of fluid phase transitions in two dimensions***by*Knobler, Charles M.**204-209 Shear flow problems in critical binary mixtures***by*Onuki, Akira**210-211 Some exact results for polymer models***by*Dhar, Deepak**212-218 Levy walks with applications to turbulence and chaos***by*Shlesinger, Michael F. & Klafter, Joseph & J. West, Bruce**219-224 Conformal invariance and critical behavior***by*Cardy, John L.**225-231 Rigorous studies of critical behavior***by*Aizenman, Michael**232-239 Microscopic origin of hydrodynamic equations: Derivation and consequences***by*Lebowitz, J.L.**240-250 A model for crystallization: A variation on the Hubbard model***by*Lieb, Elliott H.**251-260 Some open questions in the elasticity of polymer networks***by*Bastide, J. & Boue, F.**261-268 Kinetics of phase transition in polymer gels***by*Tanaka, Toyoichi**269-277 Effective rigidity of membranes***by*Peliti, L.**278-284 Liquid structure and short-range forces between surfaces in liquids***by*Israelachvili, J.N. & Christenson, H.K.**285-290 Phase transitions and metastable states in the presence of random fields***by*Cowley, R.A. & Birgeneau, R.J. & Shirane, G.**291-297 On the Ising model in a random magnetic field***by*Imbrie, John Z.**298-305 Formation of quasicrystals***by*Bendersky, Leonid A. & Schaefer, Robert J.**306-311 Origins of quasicrystal ordering***by*Henley, Christopher L.**312-318 Spin glasses theory***by*Parisi, Giorgio**319-325 How to measure self-generated complexity***by*Grassberger, Peter**326-335 Lattice gas automata for fluid mechanics***by*D'humières, D. & Lallemand, P.**336-348 A critical phenomenon approach of biogenesis***by*Tsallis, Constantino & Ferreira, Ricardo**349-358 Spin slips and lattice modulations in holmium: A magnetic x-ray scattering study***by*Bohr, Jacob & Gibbs, Doon & Moncton, D.E. & D'Amico, K.L.**359-367 Exotism around the smectic a state in associated liquid crystals***by*Hardouin, F.**368-375 Molecular tail lengths, dipole pairings, and multiple reentrance mechanisms of liquid crystals***by*Indekeu, J.O. & Berker, A.Nihat**376-389 Synchrotron x-ray studies of liquid-vapor interfaces***by*Als-Nielsen, J.**390-396 Systematic density expansion of transport properties of random lattices***by*Ernst, Matthieu H.**397-404 Fractons***by*Alexander, S.**405-409 What statistical mechanics has to say to computer scientists***by*Anderson, P.W.**410-415 Hierarchical model of memory***by*Dotsenko, Viktor S.**416-420 Aggregation phenomena and fractal structures***by*Kolb, M.**421-427 Special purpose computers in statistical physics***by*Herrmann, Hans J.

### 1986, Volume 139, Issue 2

**209-222 Fractional exponential decay in the capture of ligands by randomly distributed traps***by*Wiegel, Frederik W.**223-255 Phase Hamiltonian in periodically modulated systems***by*Kawasaki, Kyozi & Ohta, Takao**256-305 Separable interactions and liquid 3He***by*Capel, H.W. & Nijhoff, F.W. & Den Breems, A.**306-325 Frequency sum rules and charge fluctuation spectra in binary ionic mixtures***by*Brami, B. & Joly, F.**326-358 Generalizations of the Toda molecule***by*Van Velthoven, W.P.G. & Bais, F.A.**359-386 Umbral calculus and the theory of multispecies non-ideal gases***by*Wilson, Brian G. & Rogers, Forrest J.**387-394 Finite-size scaling and the isotropic spin-one antiferromagnetic chain***by*Blöte, H.W.J. & Capel, H.W.**395-411 Critical behaviour of two Ising models with multispin interactions***by*Blöte, H.W.J. & Compagner, A. & Cornelissen, P.A.M. & Hoogland, A. & Mallezie, F. & Vanderzande, C.**412-429 Limits of stability of the extended water model***by*Van Royen, Eddy & Meijer, Paul H.E.**430-436 Nonpermuting limits in the theory of radiating electrons: Zero damping versus infinite volume***by*Dekker, H.**437-454 Weyl formalism and quantum stochastic processes***by*Sankovich, D.P.**455-470 Second-order phase transitions and tricritical points in the random-field Ising models***by*Kaneyoshi, T.**471-504 On the possible existence of modulated phases in the random chessboard model***by*D'Elía, Santiago**505-525 Correction terms to the λ2t-limit of van Hove by the Liouville operator method***by*Loss, Daniel**526-542 Correction terms to the λ2t-limit of van Hove by the Liouville operator method***by*Loss, Daniel**543-552 Symmetry and invariant solution of the Schlögl model***by*Qi-chao, Liu & Fu-kang, Fang**553-568 Conductivity of a random electron chain renormalization group approach***by*Theumann, Alba**569-584 Nonlinear dielectric effect in the vicinity of the critical point of binary and doped critical solutions***by*Rzoska, S.J. & Chrapeć, J. & Zioło, J.**585-592 Spherical model with competing interactions***by*Pisani, C. & Smith, E.R. & Thompson, C.J.**593-618 Photon and atomic statistics in generalized Jaynes-Cummings models***by*Obada, A.-S.F. & Abdel-Hafez, A.M.**619-628 A non-negative distribution function in relativistic quantum mechanics***by*Holland, P.R. & Kyprianidis, A. & Vigier, J.P.**629-635 The degeneracy coefficients of the finite lattice Ising model***by*Cordero, Patricio

### 1986, Volume 138, Issue 3

**367-381 Correlation and nuclear magnetic relaxation times***by*McConnell, James**382-403 Influence of a shear flow on the phase transition liquid-solid***by*Herdegen, N. & Hess, S.**404-414 Landau theory of Fermi liquids reformulated***by*van Weert, Ch.G. & Leermakers, M.C.J. & Schakel, A.M.J.**415-432 Collision brackets in quantum kinetic theory***by*van Weert, Ch.G. & Calkoen, Ch.J.**433-455 Revisit to the scaling theory of transient phenomena — Generalization to correlated noise and singular perturbation expansion up to infinite order***by*Suzuki, Masuo & Liu, Yong & Tsuno, Takashi**456-489 A microscopic study of the ground-state properties and excitation spectrum of an interacting Bose system using the combined method relating correlated-basis-functions and the canonical transformations***by*Wong, K.W. & Chow, W.K. & Fung, P.C.W.**490-500 Bose condensation in disordered systems***by*Englisch, H.**501-506 The Ehrenfest theorem for the charged quantized Schrödinger field with arbitrary spin***by*Takahashi, Yasushi & Toyoda, Tadashi**507-517 The Hopf bifurcation in the Lorenz model by the 2-timing method***by*Tsarouhas, G. & Pade, J.**518-536 On the kinetics of subsystems interacting with Bosons***by*Los', V.F. & Martynenko, A.G.**537-556 Nonequilibrium green's functions and kinetic equations for highly excited semiconductors***by*Henneberger, K. & May, V.**557-572 Nonequilibrium green's functions and kinetic equations for highly excited semiconductors***by*Henneberger, K. & Manzke, G. & May, V. & Zimmermann, R.**573-591 On the propagation of linear longitudinal acoustic waves in isotropic media with shear and volume viscosity and a tensorial internal variable***by*Ciancio, V. & Turrisi, E. & Kluitenberg, G.A.**592-611 New effective-field theory for the Blume-Capel model***by*Siqueira, A.F. & Fittipaldi, I.P.**612-630 A model for an objective description of macroscopic state variables in quantum mechanics***by*Lanz, L. & Melsheimer, O. & Penati, S.

### 1986, Volume 138, Issue 1

**1-21 Scaling laws and universality of critical phenomena in the presence of an external field***by*Van Leeuwen, J.M.J. & Sengers, J.V.**22-54 Classifying first-order phase transitions***by*Fisher, Michael E. & Milton, Graeme W.**55-75 Phase equilibria in a model microemulsion***by*Balbuena, P. & Borzi, C. & Widom, B.**76-99 Linearizing integral transform for the multicomponent lattice KP***by*Capel, H.W. & Wiersma, G.L. & Nijhoff, F.W.**100-124 Graphical approach to the nonintersecting string model: Star-triangle equation, inversion relation, and exact solution***by*Perk, J.H.H. & Wu, F.Y.**125-136 H-stability and “weak” collapse***by*Choquard, Ph. & Rentsch, R.**137-166 On constructing complete solution classes of the Cvitanović-Feigenbaum equation***by*Groeneveld, J.**167-182 Inequalities of FKG type***by*den Hollander, W.Th.F. & Keane, M.**183-193 Ergodic properties of color records***by*Keane, M. & den Hollander, W.Th.F.**194-205 Percolation in strongly correlated systems***by*Lebowitz, Joel L. & Saleur, H.**206-219 Conducting polymers in solution: Scaling laws for charge transport***by*de Gennes, P.G.**220-230 Phase transition in a ferromagnetic fluid***by*Gruber, Christian & Griffiths, Robert B.**231-248 Brownian motion as a problem of eliminating fast variables***by*Van Kampen, N.G. & Oppenheim, I.**249-268 Eigenmodes of a dilute simple gas in equilibrium***by*Kamgar-Parsi, B. & Cohen, E.G.D.**269-298 Many-body hydrodynamic interactions between spherical drops in an emulsion***by*Geigenmüller, U & Mazur, P**299-309 The limit distribution of Sinai's random walk in random environment***by*Kesten, Harry**310-319 On the Riemann hypothesis: A fractal random walk approach***by*Shlesinger, Michael F.**320-358 An itinerant electron model with crystalline or magnetic long range order***by*Kennedy, Tom & Lieb, Elliott H.**359-363 Variations on the Ising problem***by*Harary, Frank

### 1986, Volume 137, Issue 3

**477-501 On the extraction of slow motion***by*Janssen, J.A.M.**502-530 Kinetic theory of light-induced drift of gas particles***by*Gel'mukhanov, F.Kh. & Il'ichov, L.V. & Shalagin, A.M.**531-545 On a new thermodynamic description of viscoelastic materials***by*Lebon, G. & Perez-Garcia, C. & Casas-Vazquez, J.**546-572 A comparative analysis of binary fluid mixtures by extended thermodynamics and the kinetic theory***by*Boukary, M.S. & Lebon, G.**573-602 The zeroth law of thermodynamics***by*Frigerio, Alberto & Gorini, Vittorio & Verri, Maurizio**603-622 The random chessboard model: A mean-field theory***by*D'Elía, Santiago**623-638 A variation principle in the quantum theory of irreversible processes formulated in a superspace***by*Ichiyanagi, Masakazu**639-645 Shifted ratio method for calculation of critical parameters from power series expansions***by*Fernández, Francisco M. & Arteca, Gustavo A. & Castro, Eduardo A.**646-648 Intrinsic irreversibility of Kolmogorov dynamical systems***by*Courbage, M.

### 1986, Volume 137, Issue 1

**1-43 Crossover from dissipative to conservative behaviour in period-doubling systems***by*Van Der Weele, J.P. & Capel, H.W. & Post, T. & Calkoen, Ch.J.**44-80 Linear integral equations and multicomponent nonlinear integrable systems I***by*van der Linden, J. & Nijhoff, F.W. & Capel, H.W. & Quispel, G.R.W.**81-95 Properties of noise correlation functions of langevin-like equations***by*Schramm, Peter & Oppenheim, Irwin**96-110 The saddle-point configuration of the symmetric ø4-model***by*Sekimoto, Ken**111-121 Linear chain approximation for an anisotropic cubic spin-one Ising model***by*Chakraborty, K.G. & Tucker, J.W.**122-136 Statistical mechanics of a spin-one Ising model on a Bethe lattice***by*Chakraborty, K.G. & Tucker, J.W.**137-155 Born approximation for collisional alignment***by*Snider, R.F.**156-177 ε-Expansion for the interfacial profile in an external field***by*Sikkenk, J.H. & van Leeuwen, J.M.J.**178-195 ε-expansion of the surface tension in an external field***by*Sikkenk, J.H. & van Leeuwen, J.M.J.**196-208 Thermal boson expansion for the Heisenberg ferromagnet***by*Brajczewska, M. & Fiolhais, C. & Da Providência, J.**209-242 Light scattering by a sphere on a substrate***by*Bobbert, P.A. & Vlieger, J.**243-257 Light reflection from a substrate sparsely seeded with spheres - comparison with an ellipsometric experiment***by*Bobbert, P.A. & Vlieger, J. & Greef, R.**258-270 Quantum crossover behaviour of the N-vector model in the large-N limit***by*Walasek, K.**271-281 Self-similarity in electrohydrodynamics***by*Chitanvis, Shirish M.**282-294 Nonlinear σ-models with noncompact symmetry group in the theory of a nearly ideal bose gas***by*Pashaev, O.K. & Sergeenkov, S.A.**295-305 Simulation of two-dimensional diffusive barrier crossing with a curved reaction path***by*Larson, Richard S.**306-316 Phase space eigenfunctions of multidimensional quadratic hamiltonians***by*Dodonov, V.V. & Man'ko, V.I.**317-336 Statistical theory of nonequilibrium open systems***by*Ming-Bao, Yu**337-348 Temperature dependence of the structure factor of liquid 4He***by*Sridhar, R. & Shanthi, A.**349-358 Linear Burnett coefficients and thermodynamic fluctuations in extended irreversible thermodynamics***by*Jou, D. & Casas-Vazquez, J. & Robles-Dominguez, J.A. & Garcia Colin, L.S.**359-366 Sequential dynamics for a family of master equations***by*Rajagopal, A.K. & Ngai, K.L. & Teitler, S.**367-388 Effective dynamics of quantum subsystems***by*Nemes, M.C. & de Toledo Piza, A.F.R.**389-406 Relativistic surface states of a finite crystal***by*Roy, C.L. & Pandey, J.S.**407-416 Supersymmetry and signal propagation in inhomogeneous transmission lines***by*Hongler, M.-O.**417-424 Densities of argon-helium and argon-neon dense mixtures uo to 8000 bar***by*Vidal, D. & Guengant, L. & Malbrunot, P. & Vermesse, J.**425-438 Quantum correction to the radial distribution function of a dense fluid with square-well potential***by*Mishra, B.M. & Sinha, S.K.**439-453 On the microscopic approach of the mean field kinetic Ising model***by*Boeglin, Alex & Xing-Guo, Zhang & Lin, S.H.**454-463 Monte Carlo simulation of relative diffusion in stochastic fields***by*Takasu, Masako & Suzuki, Masuo**464-476 A magnetic lattice gas of composite particles in a transverse field***by*Dudek, M. & Pȩkalski, A.

### 1986, Volume 136, Issue 2

**233-254 On the Minkowski tensor and thermodynamics of media in an electromagnetic field***by*Eu, Byung Chan & Oppenheim, Irwin**255-302 Dynamic spin correlation functions of the XYZ chain at infinite temperature: A study based on moments***by*Roldan, JoséM.R. & McCoy, Barry M. & Perk, Jacques H.H.**303-315 On the critical dynamics of extended-impurity systems in cubic anisotropic crystals***by*Yamazaki, Yoshitake & Fukuda, Yoshiichi & Holz, Arno & Ochiai, Moyuru**316-369 The effective dielectric constant of a dispersion of spheres***by*Geigenmüller, U. & Mazur, P.**370-392 Applications of the transfer integral techniques to two-dimensional lattices***by*Guyer, R.A. & Serra, P. & Condat, C.A. & Budde, C.E.**393-416 Stochastic runaway of dynamical systems***by*Pfirsch, D. & Gräff, P.**417-431 Viscous phenomena in cosmology***by*Van Leeuwen, W.A. & Salvati, G.A.Q. & Schelling, E.E.**432-452 More detailed explication of a number fluctuation model generating 1ƒ pattern***by*Grüneis, Ferdinand & Baiter, Hans-J.**453-474 Combined Maxwell and kinetic guiding-center theory with polarization drift: Regularized variational formulation with local charge and energy conservation***by*Correa-Restrepo, D. & Pfirsch, D. & Wimmel, H.K.**475-486 Exact treatment of finite diluted spin systems***by*Sobotta, G.**487-494 Exact treatment of finite diluted spin systems***by*Sobotta, G.**495-524 Exact treatment of finite diluted spin systems***by*Sobotta, G.**525-536 Pattern recognition applied to the +/−J-model: Ground states and residual entropy***by*Sobotta, G.**537-550 A variational Treatment of the +/− J-model***by*Sobotta, G.**551-574 On the nonlinear dynamics of quantum fluctuations***by*Becker, K.W.**575-587 Effective Hamiltonians for systems with mixed symmetry***by*Yukalov, V.I.**588-599 Exactly solvable models showing chaotic behavior II***by*Fukuda, Wataru & Katsura, Shigetoshi**600-606 Dynamic screening and the electric conductivity of a fully ionized plasma***by*Schram, P.P.J.M. & Lambert, A.J.D. & Brouwer, H.H. & Wielaard, D.J.**607-616 The system-size expansion of the potential of a master equation without detailed balance***by*Hu, Gang

### 1986, Volume 136, Issue 1

**1-20 On the reduced description of nonequilibrium states of simple fluids***by*Oppenheim, I. & Sokolovsky, A.I. & Tseitlin, M.Yu.**21-46 Renormalization of the gas-liquid transition***by*Van Dieren, F. & Van Leeuwen, J.M.J.**47-76 Irreversebility and measurement in quantum mechanics***by*Lockhart, C.M. & Misra, B.**77-98 Hydrodynamic scattering theory of flow about a sphere***by*Felderhof, B.U. & Jones, R.B.**99-108 Nonexistence of spontaneous magnetization in Ising models with multiple-spin interactions at high temperatures***by*Morita, T. & Horiguchi, T.**109-123 Ising model with two-spin interactions and three-spin interactions on a square lattice***by*Horiguchi, T.**124-146 Kramers' activation rate for a sharp edged potential barrier: The double oscillator***by*Dekker, H.**147-159 Partition function zeros for the two-dimensional Ising model II***by*Stephenson, John**160-175 Partition function zeros for the two-dimensional Ising model III***by*Stephenson, John & Van Aalst, Jan**176-188 Quantum effects in a d-dimensional exactly solvable model for a structural phase transition***by*Plakida, N.M. & Tonchev, N.S.**189-214 Path integral method applied to the brownian rotation of a symmetric top***by*Braun, E. & Cortes, Emilio**215-232 Integral properties of the Mössbauer gamma-radiation***by*Tsankov, L.T.