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Quantum Statistical Mechanics

- W. T. Grandy
- Mathematics
- 1987

The preceding formulation of statistical mechanics is perhaps the simplest application of probability theory to the many-body problem. Although it is consistent with the principles of quantum… Expand

Kinetic Theory: Classical, Quantum, and Relativistic Descriptions

- R. Liboff, W. T. Grandy
- Physics
- 1 May 1990

The Liouville Equation. Analyses of the Liouville Equation. The Boltzmann Equation, Fluid Dynamics, and Irreversibility. Assorted Kinetic Equations with Applications to Plasmas and Neutral Fluids.… Expand

Backscatter and extinction in water clouds

- R. G. Pinnick, S. Jennings, P. Chylek, Chris Ham, W. T. Grandy
- Physics, Environmental Science
- 1 October 1981

An approximate relation between the volume extinction coefficient σe and backscatter coefficient σb of atmospheric cloud at visible and near-infrared wavelengths is derived. The relation is only… Expand

Scattering of Waves from Large Spheres

- W. T. Grandy
- Physics
- 1 November 2000

Preface 1. Classical scattering 2. Scattering of scalar waves 3. Scattering of electromagnetic waves from spherical targets 4. First applications of the Mie solution 5. Short-wavelength scattering by… Expand

Entropy and the time evolution of macroscopic systems

- W. T. Grandy
- Physics
- 26 June 2008

1. Introduction 2. Some Clarification from Another Direction 3. The Probability Connection 4. Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics 5. The Presumed Extensivity of Entropy 6.… Expand

Maximum-Entropy and Bayesian Methods in Inverse Problems

- C. R. Smith, W. T. Grandy
- Mathematics
- 1985

Incomplete Information and Generalized Inverse Problems.- Where Do We Go from Here?.- to Minimum-Cross-Entropy Spectral Analysis of Multiple Signals.- On an Alleged Breakdown of the Maximum-Entropy… Expand

The Explicit Nonlinearity of Quantum Electrodynamics

- W. T. Grandy
- Physics
- 1991

The underlying presumptions and principal features of major semiclassical theories of radiation are examined critically. There are significant physical and mathematical difficulties leading to the… Expand

Relativistic Quantum Mechanics of Leptons and Fields

- W. T. Grandy
- Physics
- 31 December 1990

1 Nonrelativistic Quantum Mechanics.- A. Review of the Formalism.- Space-Time Symmetries.- The Spinor Representation.- B. Electromagnetic Fields and Spin.- Inclusion of the Spin.- Uniform Magnetic… Expand

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