Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Systems with Long-Range Interactions: An Introduction

  title={Dynamics and Thermodynamics of Systems with Long-Range Interactions: An Introduction},
  author={Thierry Dauxois and Stefano Ruffo and Ennio Arimondo and Martin Wilkens},
  journal={arXiv: Statistical Mechanics},
We review theoretical results obtained recently in the framework of statistical mechanics to study systems with long-range forces. This fundamental and methodological study leads us to consider the different domains of applications in a trans-disciplinary perspective (astrophysics, nuclear physics, plasmas physics, metallic clusters, hydrodynamics,...) with a special emphasis on Bose-Einstein condensates. 

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