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Topics in statistical mechanics and biophysics

a memorial to Julius L. Jackson (Wayne State University-1975)

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Published by American Institute of Physics in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jackson, Julius L., 1924-1974.,
  • Statistical mechanics -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Biophysics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, R. A. Piccirelli.
    SeriesAIP conference proceedings ;, no. 27, AIP conference proceedings ;, no. 27.
    ContributionsJackson, Julius L., 1924-1974., Piccirelli, Robert Anthony, 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC174.7 .T66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination209 p. :
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5209044M
    ISBN 100883181266
    LC Control Number75036309

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Topics in statistical mechanics and biophysics. New York: American Institute of Physics, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Julius L Jackson; Julius L Jackson; Julius L Jackson: Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

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