GR9277 #73

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GR9277 #73

Postby mirage » Thu Oct 22, 2009 6:14 pm

I can't figure why the partition function has $\epsilon$and $2\epsilon$: how does Yosun get from $e^{-E_1/kT}(1+e^{-\epsilon/kT})$ to his partition function with $2\epsilon$?

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Re: GR9277 #73

Postby matonski » Wed Nov 04, 2009 12:17 am

It should be E_1 and E_2 instead of \epsilon and 2\epsilon. The partition function is simply e^{-E_1/kT} + e^{-E_2/kT}.

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